Former child refugee reunited with aid worker who gave her a bike

Mevan Babakar uses Twitter to find man whose gift brought her joy more than 20 years ago A former child refugee who posted an online callout to track down a camp worker who gave her a bike has found and met the man whose generosity brought her joy.


June 20th marks the World Refugee Day, which is an opportunity for us all to remember the increasing number of forcibly displaced people in the world, the problems they face with and how our societies react to the arrival of people in search of security. According to statistics from...

Refugees Suffer as Libya's Civil War Rages On

As Libya descends into a bloody civil war, thousands of refugees are trapped in the crossfire. Some are forced to fight as mercenaries, while others are systematically raped, tortured or sold as slaves. One Italian is helping them tell their stories.