refugee crisis

Venezuelans are fleeing their country in droves due to crisis

The exodus of Venezuelans fleeing their country has generated a migration crisis in Latin America.

published on : 15th September 2018

World Refugee Day: 68 million homeless and an uncertain future

According to UNHCR data, there are 68.5 million refugees in the world as of 2017.

published on : 20th June 2018

Chinese artist-activist Ai Weiwei unveils refugee boat artwork at Sydney festival

Ai Weiwei unveiled a 60-metre inflatable rubber raft artwork carrying more than 300 anonymous oversized figures in Sydney on Monday, highlighting the plight of refugees across the world. 

published on : 12th March 2018

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi breaks silence over Rohingya exodus

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi reached out to the global community on Tuesday in a broad appeal for support over a refugee crisis the UN has decried as "ethnic cleansing".

published on : 19th September 2017

Rohingya crisis: Have to decide how to differentiate terrorists from innocents, says Aung San Suu Kyi  

As the crisis of the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar is on the rise, State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi said the governments has to decide how to differentiate terrorists from innocents.

published on : 7th September 2017

New Yorkers dial into immigrant stories in phone booths

'Once Upon a Place' lets listeners pick up a phone inside an old New York City phone booth and hear immigration stories.

published on : 29th June 2017

At least 24 migrants die as thousands rescued off the coast of Libya

Volunteers recovered 24 bodies on Libya's shores on Tuesday as 5,000 migrants were rescued in a single day.

published on : 28th June 2017

World anger at suspected Syria chemical attack

A vote on a U.N. resolution condemning a suspected Syria gas attack is expected on Wednesday.

published on : 5th April 2017

Syrian people do not want Assad: US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said the U.S. has 'no love' for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and does not have a goal to talk to him.

published on : 4th April 2017