The end of the war in Syria does not signify peace for the refugees. The need of the moment is for the international community to focus on post-conflict restructuring and the holistic economic, social, and political development of the Syrian refugees.
At the Hal Far refugee camp in Malta, refugees from Africa and other parts of the world are treated according to the letter of the law on refugees. But without social integration into Maltese society, they have no hope of ever living normal lives.
Theresa, one of the would-be returnees to Liberia, is a middle-aged woman whose difficult life experiences show through in the lines etched on her face. She was forced to leave her country four years ago due to the ongoing violence there and has lived in exile in Ghana ever
Jahan Zeb writes us about Malala and her father, Ziauddin Yousofzai, who recently visited the Syrian-Jordanian border to meet with people fleeing the conflict in Syria, and to draw international attention to the needs of refugees -- especially refugee children.
Simmering ethno-religious crises, struggles for political power or natural resources, all of which have led to endless human suffering and consequent loss of lives, destruction of properties and displacement of people, demand that we focus on education. In this article, Blessing Ojone Adejoh talks about the importance of education during
This paper discusses the risks caused by cross-border refugee migration. It underscores the hazard of regional destabilization through the militarization of refugee camps. It calls for the necessity to effectively prevent such threat, and proposes some preventive measures to mitigate such possibility.
In light of intensifying military actions in Iraq and Syria, Keith Gentry reflects on his recent visit to the Turkish-Syrian border and the many Syrian refugees he met. This article offers to share some of their stories.