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A woman and her children at Softex refugee camp in northern Greece. Image by Jeanne Carstensen. Greece, 2016.
October 27, 2016 / KSFR
Jeanne Carstensen
Journalist Jeanne Carstensen about the refugee crisis in Greece seven months after closed borders and EU-Turkey deal left 60,000 Syrians and others stranded there.
Palestinians line up at Qalandia checkpoint in Palestine to get through security and into Israel for a day's work. Image by Matt Kennard. Palestine, 2016.
October 27, 2016 / The Nation
Matt Kennard
By privatizing the occupation of Palestine, Israel has enriched the security industry and allowed the country to evade accountability for human rights violations.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter Mark Johnson greets Syrian refugee children in the Zaatari refugee camp about 90 minutes north of Amman, Jordan.
October 24, 2016
Mark Johnson
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter Mark Johnson discusses his reporting project, "The Healing," on the efforts of a Syrian-born pediatric neurologist to help refugees from Syria who are stuck in the...
Visiting Trinity Church in Berlin one Sunday in July 2016. Half of the service was translated into Farsi. Image by Laura Kasinof. Germany, 2016.
October 14, 2016 / The Atlantic
Laura Kasinof
Iranian asylum seekers in Germany are converting to Christianity and filling pews in churches across Germany. What's the reason for this phenomenon?
Refugees were evacuated to camps like this one, in Larisa, Greece. It is located on a fenced gravel lot dotted with tents, off the side of a divided highway lined by fields the color of sand, over three-hours drive from Athens in one of the hottest, driest parts of the country. More than 800 Afghans and Syrians were deposited here, in the middle of nowhere, by government busses, with no information on why or for how long. Image by Frederick Atax. Greece, 2016.
October 1, 2016
Sonia Shah
Tens of thousands of people fleeing bombs and beheadings are trapped in squalid refugee camps and ad hoc settlements across Greece. Will the country's tattered health system be able to prevent an...
Refugees and migrants head north through Hungary toward Austria in September 2015. Image by Joachim Seidler. Hungary, 2015.
September 27, 2016 / Latterly
Laura Kasinof
How confusion about a policy led 1.5 million asylum seekers to Germany — many of whom won’t be allowed to stay.
September 23, 2016
Laura Kasinof
Some 1.1 million migrants came to seek asylum in Germany’s borders in 2015 and more are on their way. What's life like for refugees after they arrive?
Migrants at Wien Westbahnhof railway station on their way to Germany. Image by Bwag courtesy Wikimedia Commons.  Austria, 2015.
September 23, 2016 / Latterly
Laura Kasinof
Being a refugee in Europe means joy, anxiety and enduring nasty looks from the locals.
September 23, 2016 / PRI's The World
Jeanne Carstensen
A detention center established by the EU to process refugees arriving in Europe was destroyed in a recent fire.
Iris-scanners like this one, attached to ATM machines at branches of Cairo Amman Bank across Jordan, allow registered refugees to access their UNHCR cash assistance and money for food assistance, issues by the World Food Program. Refugees have their iris scanned when they first register with UNHCR. This data is cross-referenced when they access their benefits through the ATMs. Image by Rachel Townzen. Jordan, 2016.
September 21, 2016 / News Deeply
Rachel Townzen
In light of the U.N. Summit for Refugees and Migrants in New York, Rachel Townzen explores what it means for Syrians and Syrian refugees to stay safe in a tech-driven world where new technologies and...
candoni camp
September 17, 2016 / Untold Stories
Holly Gambrell
In Candoni, a Roma camp, five Roma women are breaking out of their traditional roles to start their own business in hopes of bettering their futures.
Za'atari Camp has now been open for over four years. Among its many developments, power lines and satellite dishes appear almost everywhere, connecting a sprawling jungle of caravans. Image by Rachel Townzen. Jordan, 2016.
September 17, 2016 / Untold Stories
Rachel Townzen
The debate over internet access in refugee camps reveals messy and unavoidable trade-offs between national security, humanitarian, and long-term development concerns.