Refugees

Asylum Seekers At The Durban Refugee Reception Centre Tell Of Their...

Almost everyday, Moore Road is packed with hundreds of refugees of different nationalities who desperately stand in long queues and some sit...

From Libya to Israel, the African migrant faces a dire plight

From the shores of the continent to Europe and Israel, there is no group of people around the world who are more abused and...

The Daily Reality Of The Rohingya In Bangladesh

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is a humanitarian medical organisation that has been working with the Rohingya refugees since 2009. It has been providing much...

Sub-Saharan migrants traded like merchandise in Libya

Black bodies are being traded at auctions in Libya, and the world has been slow to respond. It’s become such a part of Libyan...

“I Did Not Expect So Much Hate From My Fellow Africans”

Naomi Nseya is a nail beautician and a mother of three from Umbilo. Hailing from the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital city, Kinshasa, the...

ADF: Home Affairs’ Comments On Asylum Seekers Are Xenophobic

The African Diaspora Forum (ADF) read with shock and dismay the quotes attributed to the Home Affairs Director of asylum seeker management, Mandla Madumisa...

Special Editorial: South Africa needs to reconsider diplomatic ties with Myanmar

A new UN report released last week found the Myanmar government has murdered, raped and tortured Rohingya civilians in a string of brutal assaults...

What Zayn Malik Meant To Us As Brown Directioners

It was March 25, 2015 when Zayn Malik left boy band One Direction. He broke Directioners hearts all over the world, but his brown...

Israel Is An Apartheid State

In our second op-ed for Israeli Apartheid Week, ALIE KOMAPE takes a look at how Israel’s racism and apartheid tactics oppress and violate not...

Aylan Kurdi: A political murder masked as a drowning

Is there any point in sharing the image of the little boy who drowned in the Mediterranean, after his parents made a perilous bid to enter Europe? ATHER...

Young Asylum Seekers’ Struggle Is The Same As Ours, As SA...

As we youth celebrate our freedom on a day that commemorates the rising up of young people against injustice, one can't help but think...

Anti-immigrant laws are on the rise on Europe and the USA

In some Western countries, anti-immigrant and xenophobic sentiments start at the top. The Daily Vox team rounds up a few states with problematic anti-immigrant...

What I Learned About Freedom At The Oslo Freedom Forum In...

The Oslo Freedom Forum (OFF) is a platform for struggles that have been opaqued and ignored, a gathering for disruption in the...

Danish minister says giving Africans birth control will limit migration to...

It wasn’t enough that French President Macron believes Africa is a country, now a Danish minister believes contraceptives are the cure for Africa’s migration...

Meron Estefanos: I See People Suffering And Its Just My Duty...

Meron Estefanos works tirelessly to aid and raise awareness about the plight of Eritrean refugees. The Swedish-based Eritrean human rights activist and journalist hosts...

A Year After The Battle Of Mosul, The Healthcare System Is...

Zainab* stepped on an improvised explosive device when she was running through the streets of Mosul trying to flee fighting between the Islamic State...

The Refugee Crisis In Lebanon: How You Can Help

The little country of Lebanon is sandwiched between Palestine and Syria. Both countries are plagued with turmoil. Since the Nakba in Palestine...

Turned away from hospitals for 10 years: A Malawian asylum seeker...

Peter Namwewe – an asylum seeker from Malawi – has had pain throughout his body for almost 10 years. Thinking it was caused by...

A Rohingya Family Shares Their Experiences Of Being Refugees

August 25 marked one year since 700 00 Rohingya Muslims were forced to flee from the extreme violence they were facing in Myanmar to...

Palestinian young people’s future hangs in the balance

ActionAid SA's Katherine Robinson reflects on her recent visit to Palestine and the struggle of Palestinian youth. She says that this Youth Day, it...
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