When every single day seems to contain ten distinct — and equally dramatic — news cycles in North America, it’s all too easy to forget that one of the biggest humanitarian crises of our time continues to unfold in and around Syria. 394 more words
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Refugee-led humanitarian initiatives by ‘established’ Palestinian refugees in response to the arrival of ‘new’ displaced Syrians to Shatila camp raise key questions about the limitations of the humanitarian system and representations of refugees as passive victims, argues Hind Sharif, echoing and building on work… 1,594 more words
The goal: find the best ways to teach psychological resilience to children, teens and adults living with stress and danger – like a Syrian refugee camp. 295 more words
Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei takes us around the world to explore the global scale of the refugee crisis.
by Julia Migné
Having been a child refugee himself in China in the 1950s, artist and activist Ai Weiwei experienced firsthand the hardship of living in a camp and being left feeling stripped of his humanity. 609 more words