After luring asylum-seekers to the EU as a political stunt, Belarus has now sent people back to the dangerous place they were escaping, rights groups and migrants tell NPR.
Amal, a 9-year-old Syrian refugee puppet, has been walking across Europe to raise visibility and empathy for the plight of refugees. Theater director Amir Nizar Zuabi spoke with TED Radio Hour.
A Syrian refugee in Germany withdrew his bid for parliament over racist threats last month. The news came in the same week that a German comedian appeared on TV in blackface.
Although people fleeing war or humanitarian crises know about the dangers of COVID-19, many are also worried about being persecuted if the disease spreads in their communities.
The White House wants to give state and local officials the power to block refugee resettlement in their backyards. But immigrant advocates say the executive order violates federal law.
An unprecedented legal battle against the regime is playing out in European courts, where large refugee communities and prosecutors can bring cases even for suspected crimes committed abroad.
The family of Majd Kamalmaz, 61, is making his story public for the first time, spurred by President Trump's plans to remove U.S. troops from the country.
Thousands of Syrians seeking refuge in neighboring Lebanon are scrambling for shelter and an 8-year-old girl was reported dead.
The Netherlands branch of the organization published a slick magazine about refugees called "Glamoria" and put a flirtatious photo of a woman wearing life jackets on the cover.
Hassan Al Kontar arrived in Canada eight months after posting his first pleas for help at a Malaysian airport. He didn't have a visa to go anywhere else — until he found allies in an unlikely place.