Several infants crying, families arriving in over-crowded inflatable boats cold, exhausted and wet. These are some of the sights and sounds volunteers on Lesvos island say they can’t erase from their memory. “Some days you can sort of block it out because you know that you [continue reading].
The unprecedented flight of men, women and children from the war in Syria has captured the world’s attention, while around the globe there are 20 million people seeking sanctuary from war and oppression, in search of a life worth living. Most have fled to countries which are [continue reading].
Greek islanders who have been on the frontline of the refugee crisis are to be nominated for the Nobel peace prize with the support of their national government. International group of academics to propose those on frontline of refugee crisis be commended for their ‘empathy [continue reading].
World Report 2016 summarizes key human rights issues in more than 90 countries and territories worldwide. The politics of fear led governments around the globe to roll back human rights during 2015. The video playing is from Alistair Reign News channel‘s on YouTube. [continue reading].
I saw a picture of Syrian child. It was powerful! His name was Omar He was drawing bombs, blood, helicopters And dead children He could not speak So traumatized He could not smile They asked him to smile to the Camera He tried But couldn’t They took his picture And the [continue reading].
Aboard an overloaded ship carrying more than 500 refugees, a young woman becomes an unlikely hero. This single, powerful story, told by Melissa Fleming of the UN’s refugee agency, gives a human face to the sheer numbers of human beings trying to escape to better lives [continue reading].