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    Refugees and Europeans Look Into Each Other’s Eyes for Four Minutes in a Powerful, Emotional Experiment

    When talking about the problem of refugees, we use dehumanized language which reduces human tragedy to numbers and statistics. But this suffering concerns real people, who – just like us – have families, loved ones, friends. Just like us, they have their own stories, dreams, goals. It is only...
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    African Refugees’ Home Away from Home in Egypt

    Over the course of the past five years, the international community has turned its attention to the Syrian refugee crisis, which has been escalating until it reached its peak in 2015. In the meantime, however, the African war-torn countries have neither come any closer to peaceful resolutions, nor have...
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    Game of Thrones’ Westeros Comes to the Rescue of Refugees

    Want to attend the season six premiere of Game of Thrones at a party with Jon Snow (Kit Harington), Sansa (Sophie Turner), Cersei (Lena Headey), Tyrion (Peter Dinklage) or others? For just $US 10 you can get a chance to meet the cast and crew of Game of Thrones...
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    15 Migrants and Refugees Who Changed the World

    As a result of conflict in the Middle East and Africa, the issue of refugees has been at the forefront of political and societal debate. There has been a prevalence of negative discourse on immigrants, especially concerning the potential of immigrants to adversely affect the country in which they...
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    From the Edge of the World: Confronting Unsettlement and Our Ways of Being

    The refugee crisis, growing impacts of climate change, diminishing resources and escalating conflicts are leading to the physical and psycho-social unsettlement of millions of people. Unsettlement is a way of describing our current human condition caused by our everyday unquestioned practices and the limitations of the way we learned...
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    Refugee Girls Dress Up As What They Want to be in the Future

    The Syrian crisis and the ensuing violence has meant that more than four million Syrian children are unable to go to school. For girls, this is particularly an issue as they constantly face threats of early marriage, violence and exploitation. But what if these refugees were able to rebuild...
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    #Techfugees: Ending the Invisibility of Refugees

    Michael Harrington once wrote in 1962 ‘That the poor are invisible is one of the most important things about them. They are not simply neglected and forgotten…What is much worse, they are not seen.’ While this is certainly true today, the internet and technology have managed to break barriers by supporting...
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    It’s Time to ‘Treat Refugees Like Animals’

    By Farah Khairat What if we viewed the process of humans migrating in the same way as birds? This is the question that is raised by the video titled, #Likeanimals by the Tunisian association of immigrants and refugees in collaboration with the agency of communications Memac Ogilvy Label. The reason...
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    Refugees And The Homeless Eat For Free At This Cafe

    There are more than 1.3 million Syrian refugees in Lebanon. For many, finding job opportunities that are sufficient to feed their families can be a struggle. That is why one cafe in Beirut, Lebanon allows refugees and the homeless to eat for free. Bonheur du Ciel is a Lebanese...