The world is witnessing the largest refugee crisis since the horrors of World War II. Today there are close to 60 million war refugees, according to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) - an all time high as violence and persecution around the world are on the rise.
Ben Norton on September 9, 2015
Thousands of people hoisted flags, lifted cardboard signs and hefted bright banners scrawled with hearts declaring, Refugees Welcome skyward on Saturday in central London. They tweeted to the U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron en masse and marched through the streets to show solidarity with refugees around the world, and specially the 4 million people displaced by brutal conflict between.
Amy Nordrum on September 12, 2015
The discovery of Aylan Kurdi's body on a Turkish beach last week cut a searing image in the conscience of the world. It tore through the ballast of politics, rhetoric and racialisation that continues to obscure one of the great humanitarian crises of modern times.