The prevailing narrative around migrant smuggling has clouded the public’s understanding of the issue by obfuscating the role smuggling plays in helping refugees gain asylum.
Although it has been extended by two more weeks, the decision to end the visa program is disappointing given heavy fighting continues and the humanitarian crisis worsens.
Italian aid workers charged with helping migrants travel through the country were acquitted in May 2022. But migrants are often not well received in Europe, despite a welcome of Ukrainian refugees.
Russia’s invasion isn’t only devastating the lives of ordinary Ukrainians but is also disrupting global supply chains and increasing poverty around the world.
Classic literature is full of themes that speak to refugees’ experience today, from the Book of Exodus to ‘The Grapes of Wrath.’
Europe’s need to support Ukrainian refugees could inhibit its ability to respond in Ukraine, allowing Vladimir Putin to consolidate his control of the Russian-speaking territories of Ukraine.
A new study shows how governments’ emergency aid response is influenced by the news media and politicians’ publicity concerns.
The European Union is attempting to portray eastern European countries as racists infringing upon the human rights of refugees. But it’s the EU itself that’s primarily to blame for the refugee crisis.
Trust and confidence-building are vital in divided nations where various and often antagonist constituencies are brought together.
Talk of sending people back distracts from the UK’s clear responsibilities towards anyone who attempts the crossing.
Images of individual refugees are rare in media, but are less likely to make viewers dehumanise them.
European leaders expressed solidarity with people trapped in Kabul with no reference to the people trapped in makeshift camps on its periphery.
The COVID-19 pandemic and a growing global refugee crisis have shone a light on the ever-increasing need for new approaches to mental health treatment.
As governments use the pandemic as an excuse to double-down on border closures, refugees are losing vital protection
At times of economic crisis, our feelings towards migrants can become hardened.
With normal routes disrupted by the pandemic, more people are driven to dangerous tactics.
The Canadian government should send a clear signal that it cares about constitutional and international law, heed a Federal Court ruling and take steps to immediately suspend the STCA.
Five years ago, communities in Italy and Greece volunteered to help migrants and refugees. Now that solidarity has disappeared. Why?
The 2015 reception crisis had a profound impact on civil society in Europe. A significant set of attitudes and practices emerged that give a sense of what political participation means today.
Wars play a central role in increasing numbers of refugees worldwide. Is it time to think about a “destruction tax”?