It was a cold evening in Mustafa Mahmoud Square, in the middle of Cairo, Egypt. I was sitting among almost 3,000 asylum seekers from Sudan and South Sudan; we were there for a sit-in against the United Nation Commission for Refugee’s (UNHCR) new policy toward Sudanese and South Sudanese refugees in Egypt. The square is … Continue reading What happened on December 31st, 2005 by Adam Ahmed, Sudan
The siege of 2014. 170 incidents of death out of hunger. Yarmouk refugee camp- south of Damascus. I remember when a woman told me that she felt the milk she drank from her cup moving through her veins. She told us that the Halva we gave her was the most delicious Halva she ever tasted. … Continue reading Yarmouk Refugee Camp by Feras, Syria.
"My name is Amr and I want to be a policeman in the future" Every picture has its own story but the common thing that you can notice is that refugee people are people just like us. They have talents and dreams. Despite the fact that they lived war and fear, they are spreading happiness … Continue reading Refugee Stories by Mohammed El Amine Dekhissi, Algeria
Here is the city of Algiers which is the capital of Algeria. It is about 2,241 km away from Mali's capital Bamako; this trip it took us a whole week. Myself and the rest of refugees crossed the main deserts of the world with the desire to reach Europe to escape the war and poverty … Continue reading SMILING DESPITE SUFFERING, by Islam, Algeria
10,000 displaced Syrians living in Badama camp in rural Lattakia region near the Turkish border recently suffered from a devastating snow storm and now severe flooding. The pictures, taken by a humanitarian activist on the ground, speak for themselves.