Refugees

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...

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...

MSF Field Worker Remembers The Rwandan Genocide: “The Hate That Came...

This year marks 24 years since the Rwandan genocide. More than a million people were killed during the 100 days of violence. The Rwandan...

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...

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...
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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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

‘Expel Israeli Ambassador To SA’: How SA Responded To Gaza Killings

From March 30, Gazans launched a six-week campaign, the "Great March of Return". They were demanding the right of Palestinian refugees and their descendants...

ASEAN Should Show True Leadership On Rohingya This General Assembly

COMMENT Two years on, Asia is no closer to ending its worst refugee crisis in decades. Over 900,000 Rohingya are in Bangladesh alone, including 759,000...

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...

Socio-Political Unrest In Anglophone Region of Cameroon

The colonisation of the Southern Cameroons, or the Federal Republic of Ambazonia, by La Republique du Cameroun, has been long and violent. PATRICK AGEJO...
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