Why this is important? A message from Muzoon, a Syrian refugee, education advocate and Malala Fund ambassador: “I am Muzoon. When Malala came to visit the Syrian refugee camp in Jordan where my family was relocated after fleeing the war, she encouraged me to continue [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].
Canadians are feeling the holiday spirit, and a renewed sense of pride in our country, and our leader. Canadian kindness and concern for the families arriving shone like a beacon for refugees setting foot in Canada after their long ordeal. The Toronto Airport was prepared to [continue reading].
After years of waiting and hoping the civil war in Syria would come to an end, Saad and his wife Oula finally decided to leave their home in Damascus and travel to Austria, where Oula’s brother has lived and worked for the past 11 years. They spoke to The Local about their [continue reading].
Shawkat Hasan’s journey to Canada began as a young boy in a refugee camp in the West Bank in the 1950s, when he found a little surprise in the pocket of a donated article of clothing. “I got a piece of paper in one of the clothes they distribute, of someone [continue reading].
Europe’s asylum-seekers come from all walks of life. It was January 1979 when my family began their perilous journey to flee Vietnam.We were the last of the Trinh extended family to go and our situation was getting increasingly desperate. I was four years old, my sister, [continue reading].