Refugees

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...
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The bad news for Zimbabwe: military coups rarely end well

The ongoing situation in Zimbabwe might not technically be classified as a coup - at least according to the Zimbabwean army and other officials....

Pretoria protest for Rohingya rights gets messy

About 500 people gathered outside the Myanmar Embassy in Pretoria on Friday to protest the ongoing violence against the Rohingya Muslims. But the protest...

SA needs a stronger stance on the Rohingya Crisis

Over three hundred thousand Rohingya have been displaced since August 25, and there have been reports of indiscriminate killing and the burning of their villages....

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 laws.1....

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...

South Africa’s borders may become even more unwelcoming to asylum seekers

Asylum seekers may face greater difficulties entering South Africa once Parliament enacts legislation to create a new agency that will have full control of...

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...

Still no peace in the CAR, a year after election

It has been a year since Faustin Archange Touadera was elected president of the Central African Republic (CAR) after the civil war and violence...

MSF field worker draws parallels between xenophobic attitudes in SA and...

Kate Stegeman is a South African field worker for Doctors Without Borders (MSF), a non-governmental organisation that delivers emergency aid to those...

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...

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...

Five practical ways you can help the people of Yemen

For more than 22 months, a coalition of Arab states led by Saudi Arabia have been pounding Yemen, the Middle East's poorest country, with...

30 things you need to know about the Palestine-Israel conflict

There is no shortage of debate around the semantics of the Palestine-Israel conflict. SELIN KARA, a British-born human rights activist, put together this useful...

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...
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