The majority of refugees have access to smartphones.
Tür a Tür Digital Factory, 2017
Accessing the right information in a timely manner is essential, but difficult for newly arrived refugees. Information varies, plus there are language barriers and geographical complications.
An asylum-seeker saying he’s from Eritrea is confronted by an RCMP officer as he crosses the border into Canada from the United States on Aug. 21 near Champlain, N.Y. Canadians have false beliefs about the so-called migration crisis, and politicians are capitalizing on it.
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Canada's opposition Conservatives are borrowing from European populists in stoking fears about asylum-seekers and migrants. Here's why that's so dangerous.
Judith Troeth on the Liberal party’s woman problem and asylum seekers.
Troeth says the party should adopt quotas to rectify the "abysmally low numbers" of Liberal women in parliament.
Asylum seekers protesting on Manus Island last year.
Refugee Action Coalition handout
Boochani bears witness to the deterioration of the human spirit on Manus Island, where he's been detained with hundreds of other asylum seekers for the last five years.
Kutupalong camp at Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.
The Rohingya have long seen Bangladesh as a place of refuge from persecution in Myanmar.
Many people in South Sudan live in camps for the internally displaced after years of war.
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On top of boosting South Sudan's development, these groups are showcasing what refugees can accomplish in the US.
Behrouz Boochani photographed on Manus Island.
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Behrouz Boochani wrote his memoir of incarceration on Manus Island one text message at a time. Translating this work of 'horrific surrealism' from Farsi to English was a profoundly philosophical experience.
One of the world's worst refugee crises is still unfolding, and conditions on the ground have barely improved.
The Walk Together marches across Australia in 2015 showed how welcoming regional communities are to refugees.
New research shows that refugees in regional Queensland have found it very easy to make friends and feel safe and comfortable raising children in their communities.
Eritrean refugees in Israel.
All Eritrean men between the ages of 18 – 50 have to serve in the army for more than 20 years, forcing thousands to flee. But things look set to change.
Statelessness in Thailand is a complex issue: the stateless population includes members of northern hill tribes, children of migrants who were born in Thailand and refugees for bordering countries.
Last month's epic cave rescue has drawn attention to the issue of statelessness in Thailand - a crisis the country is trying to resolve urgently, especially for stateless children.
The United Nations says the number of forcibly displaced persons around the world has risen to 68.5 million.
States' approaches to challenges of forced displacement and migration often fail to acknowledge a sometimes competing, but always essential, consideration – the basic dignity of the human person.
Reham (aged nine) and her sister Fatima (age seven) have lived most of their lives as refugees in Lebanon.
Abdul Aziz al-Khalaf
Reham and her family are among an estimated 1.5m Syrian refugees living in limbo in Lebanon.
Elin Ersson was accused of frightening children – but it's more likely that she inspired them.
Students and community activists at Northeastern University called on the school to nix an ICE contract.
AP Photo/Sarah Betancourt
Even when federal contractors stir public outrage, the government probably should be under fire.
Adul Sam-on (right) during the rescue operation.
Handout: Thai Navy Seals.
There are at least 400,000 stateless people living in Thailand – many of them young, like Adul. Here's what their lives are like.
Waiting at the asylum registration centre at the Moria camp on the Greek island of Lesbos.
Newly proposed 'controlled centres' in the EU must not breach migrants' human rights.
A welcome class for immigrants in Berlin, Germany.
Scholars who study trust and cooperation designed a game to find out what it would take to get citizens to support refugees coming to their country.
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The 20th-century philosopher Hannah Arendt wrote how refugees, in the absence of legal rights, were forced to live in a state of 'absolute lawlessness.' Her words matter today.
Prime Minster Malcolm Turnbull has relied on Nauru President Baron Waqa to house hundreds of asylum seekers and refugees turned away from Australia.
Is Malcolm Turnbull too beholden to Nauru to intervene after the country refuses to grant a visa to Australia's state broadcaster?