What does it mean to be a refugee?

About 60 million people around the globe have been forced to leave their homes to escape war, violence and persecution. The majority have become Internally Displaced Persons, meaning they fled their homes but are still in their own countries. Others, referred to as refugees, sought shelter...

STARBUCKS CEO: We're going to hire 10,000 refugees

Starbucks (SBUX) CEO Howard Schultz sent out a company-wide letter following President Donald Trump’s decision to sign an executive order that bans citizens of seven majority Muslim countries from entering the United States.

Frozen Afghan Boy Unable to Speak Found in Lojane

“His face was gripped with fear and cold. He didn’t utter a word when we approached him. Of course, we warmed him up immediately, gave him food, new clothes and shoes and the boy recovered consciousness. Indeed, it is a miracle that he is alive, taking into account the fact that he crossed the...


As 2017 begins, the list of humanitarian crises around the world is long, starting with the crises in Syria and Iraq and including South Sudan, Somalia, and many more. Greece and the EU have no place on that list.

'Pushback' policy: Refugees in Serbia fear deportation

Hundreds of refugees living in terrible conditions in the Serbian capital are refusing to go into official camps, fearing it will lead to their deportation. Thousands of Afghans and Pakistanis have been deported en masse from countries in Europe. In Serbia, hundreds were rounded up and moved...