Heads of state, stateless

Heads of state, stateless

An artist from Damascus has painted a range of world leaders – all depicted as displaced or disenfranchised people in a moment of despair. Amy Hall reports

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NI 506 - Brazil's soft coup - October, 2017
An activist protests in front of the US-Mexican border fence.

When sanctuary is resistance

In the United States in the 1980s, the simple act of providing refuge became a form of civil disobedience, writes Mark Engler.

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NI 501 - Populism rises again - April, 2017
It may be cold outside, but the welcome is warm: Ann and Nick (left) with the Al Khatoufs.

A personal welcome

In Canada, private sponsors are paying refugees’ resettlement costs. But should such a scheme be replicated elsewhere? Sian Griffiths reports.

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NI 501 - Populism rises again - April, 2017
Decolonization of Chagos?

Decolonization of Chagos?

Mauritian activists have for 45 years been calling for the closure of Diego Garcia and the right of return for Chagossians, Lindsey Collen reports.

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NI 497 - Peace in Colombia? Hope and fears - November, 2016
Batting for integration in Britain

Batting for integration in Britain

Brighton’s young refugees are just one of many groups to enjoy the welcome extended by the club over the years. Amy Hall reports.

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NI 497 - Peace in Colombia? Hope and fears - November, 2016
Top-ups for refugees in Europe

Top-ups for refugees in Europe

A Facebook group is harnessing the generosity of strangers to save lives and put separated families back in touch. Lydia Noon reports.

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NI 495 - Trade unions - rebuild, renew, resist - September, 2016
A protester holds a placard during a rally in support of refugees in central Sydney, Australia, 19 October 2015.

The Nauru Files: It’s time to close Australia’s abusive detention regime

When faced with overwhelming evidence of systemic abuse, the country's prime minister shifted responsibility, writes Mark Isaacs.

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NI 494 - Smiley-faced monopolists - July, 2016
Simon, a Kurd from Iraq, in his new shelter.

Inside Dunkirk's new refugee camp

A purpose-built camp offers refugees a sense of relief, but for how long?, asks Sarah Shearman.

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NI 492 - Technology justice - May, 2016
Refugees wait outside a police station which serves as their registration centre, Aug.15, 2015, in the town of Kos at the southeastern Greek island of Kos.

‘The best help comes from simple, solidarity movements’

Afghan refugee organizer Yonous Muhammadi speaks to Marienna Pope-Weidemann and Samir Dathi in Athens, Greece.

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NI 492 - Technology justice - May, 2016

The fear of ‘not enough to go round’

Global inequality lies at the root of our anxiety over migrants, says Bridget Anderson.

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NI 489 - Humanity adrift: why refugees deserve better - January, 2016
Congolese refugees bound for Uganda.

Why don’t you move to Uganda?

Patience Akumu explains that some African countries host large numbers of refugees.

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NI 489 - Humanity adrift: why refugees deserve better - January, 2016
A Syrian girl stands behind a door in a makeshift settlement Ketermaya, south of Beirut. The village, which has a population of just 15,000, is hosting 5,000 refugees – the same number given sanctuary by Britain over the last four years.

‘How can you say no?’

Reem Haddad reports on how Christian Palestinians in Lebanon have welcomed Muslim refugees from Syria.

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NI 489 - Humanity adrift: why refugees deserve better - January, 2016

Global Refugee Crisis – THE FACTS

This infograph from the January-February 2016 New Internationalist magazine offers the big picture view of who, why, and where people flee to.

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NI 489 - Humanity adrift: why refugees deserve better - January, 2016
Mixed messages: refugees have received a varied reception as they journey through Europe. Here, a policeman plays with a girl last September in Denmark, a cut-through for many Syrian and Iraqi refugees heading for Sweden.

Fight for the heart of Europe

On the frontlines of the refugee crisis in Lesvos, Hazel Healy finds loss, humanity – and answers.

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NI 489 - Humanity adrift: why refugees deserve better - January, 2016

COP21 and the invisible jungle of Calais

Cherri Foytlin meets refugees directly affected by climate change.

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NI 21 - Paris Climate Talks - COP21 - December, 2015
Crack a squat for migrants

Crack a squat for migrants

Lewis Garland reports on a growing solidarity movement to help asylum-seekers.

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NI 484 - Capitalism is spinning out of control - July, 2015

Letter from Bangui: Our trespasses

A hold-up at the airport sets Ruby Diamonde to thinking about the state of siege under which Central Africans have to live.

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NI 473 - The politics of language loss - June, 2014
‘My heart is burning,’ says
Thiha Yarzar in the Thai
town of Mae Sot.

When Western therapies fail

Is a Western approach the best way to engage with the mental health issues of other cultures? Nick Harvey visits Burmese refugees in Thailand to find out.

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NI 452 - Mental health - May, 2012
'I was in an art class'

'I was in an art class'

Even the young are not exempt: a Costa Rican schoolgirl recalls the day Canadian immigration officers arrested her.

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NI 433 - Deported! What happened next? - June, 2010
John 'Bosco' Nyombi.

John ‘Bosco’ Nyombi: flight and detention

John ‘Bosco’ Nyombi was removed from Britain to months of fear and persecution as a gay man in Uganda. Eventually, a British judge ruled his removal illegal and ordered that he be brought back. He tells Dinyar Godrej about his journey.

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NI 433 - Deported! What happened next? - June, 2010
Most of the country’s land mass lies fewer than 10 metres above sea level. Climate change will subject farmland to both drought and flooding. Photo: Shaiful Chowdhury / DRIK / Majority World

Frontline Bangladesh

Some Pacifc islands are already being evacuated. Bangladesh stands next in the climate change frontline. The difference is, it has a massive and growing population.

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NI 429 - Too many of us? The population panic. - January, 2010

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Article title From magazine Publication date
Brazil's soft coup October, 2017
Populism rises again April, 2017
Populism rises again April, 2017
Peace in Colombia? Hope and fears November, 2016
Peace in Colombia? Hope and fears November, 2016
Trade unions - rebuild, renew, resist September, 2016
Smiley-faced monopolists August, 2016
Technology justice May, 2016
Technology justice May, 2016
Humanity adrift: why refugees deserve better January, 2016
Humanity adrift: why refugees deserve better January, 2016
Humanity adrift: why refugees deserve better January, 2016
Humanity adrift: why refugees deserve better January, 2016
Humanity adrift: why refugees deserve better January, 2016
Paris Climate Talks - COP21 December, 2015
Capitalism is spinning out of control July, 2015
Total control - is Monsanto unstoppable? April, 2015
Gold trouble September, 2014
The politics of language loss June, 2014
Argentina's challenge June, 2013
Mental health May, 2012
Deported! What happened next? June, 2010
Deported! What happened next? June, 2010
Too many of us? The population panic. January, 2010
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