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Refugees In Greece Brace For A Cold Winter Ahead

The Huffington Post | Danae Leivada | Posted 11.27.2015 | World

Despite Greece's image as a sunny holiday destination, winter in Greece can hit hard, and thousands of refugees arriving in the country every da...

Migrants in a Time of Terrorism

William Lacy Swing | Posted 11.25.2015 | World
William Lacy Swing

The past is a foreign country we no longer can see. We can't even visit--there is no passport to gain us entry -- so it's high time we stop trying to live there.

'Refoodgee' App Connects Berlin Locals With Refugees Through Food

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 11.23.2015 | World

A group of German tech entrepreneurs wants to help refugees in their country by providing them with an enriching way to receive meals and make...

Interview With an Illegal Immigrant by Taha Barakaoui From Tunisia

YaLa Young Leaders | Posted 11.19.2015 | Impact
YaLa Young Leaders

I met Mohamed in Palermo, Italy. Mohamed, 31 year old, is an illegal immigrant from Tunisia. He gently accepted to answer to my questions in a small bar at Ballaro market.

Refugees Are Not the Enemy

Chaker Khazaal | Posted 11.16.2015 | World
Chaker Khazaal

While this knee-jerk reaction of countries to close their borders to immigrants might appear on the surface to be a wise move, the truth is that we're just compounding the problem.

We Can Welcome Refugees While Fighting Terror

Kristin Wright | Posted 11.16.2015 | World
Kristin Wright

The influx of refugees to Europe is a symptom of a massive, growing problem that needs to be addressed. Instead of turning on victims of terror, let's turn our attention toward the terrorists themselves.

Tolerance Is Not Enough: Why "Active" Tolerance Is Needed Now More Than Ever

HRH Prince Feisal Al Hussein | Posted 11.16.2015 | World
HRH Prince Feisal Al Hussein

We cannot tolerate intolerance and violent extremist views that are unwilling to accept co-existence with others different from themselves. These extremists are the minority in our society, but unfortunately those who are practicing active tolerance are also in the minority. There are too many of us sitting in silence, unable or unwilling to take action.

The War Against Terrorism: A Question Of Willpower

Joergen Oerstroem Moeller | Posted 11.15.2015 | World
Joergen Oerstroem Moeller

The terrorists have set this trap hoping Western countries will take the bait. They want to destroy 'our' societies by luring us to turn free societies into police states, to sow hatred among peoples, and invite people hitherto living inside the same nation-state to distrust each other.

TPP Unsurprisingly Values Corporations' Rights Over Workers' Needs

Judy Gearhart | Posted 11.12.2015 | World
Judy Gearhart

The text of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) finally became accessible to the public. The result predictably values the rights of corporations over the needs of workers and fails to address the the utter failure of the parties to uphold their commitments to respect workers' rights.

Thousands Of Refugees Gather For An Emotional Concert In Greece

The Huffington Post | Danae Leivada | Posted 11.12.2015 | World

ATHENS --  A music concert for migrants and refugees staying at a transit camp near Greece’s northern border with Macedonia this weekend t...

U.K. Nonprofit Sends Caravans To Calais To Protect Refugees This Winter

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 11.12.2015 | World

Temperatures in chilly Calais, France, are expected to plummet this winter, but the thousands of migrants and refugees inhabiting the area still have...

Without Helping Lebanon, Europe Can't Fix the Refugee Crisis

Robert Fadel | Posted 11.10.2015 | World
Robert Fadel

Europe continues to remain short sighted in its plan for tackling the problem, ineffective and ambivalent in its reaction. Europe will only prevent the issue from deteriorating further by working with countries like Lebanon, to implement solutions where the issue originates.

Splinterlands: The View From 2050

John Feffer | Posted 11.10.2015 | Politics
John Feffer

In 2015, people were so busy crossing borders -- real and conceptual -- that they barely registered the backlash against globalization. Officially, more and more countries had committed themselves to diversity, multiculturalism, and the cosmopolitan ideals of liberty, solidarity, and equality. But everything began to change.

Photos Capture Syrian Refugees On Polar Route From Russia To Norway

HuffPost Italy | Sara Elkamel | Posted 11.09.2015 | World

There is a new migration route to Europe that is safer and less expensive than the ones through the Balkans or across the Mediterranean: the Arctic r...

Migrants Need Cities. Cities Need Migrants

William Lacy Swing | Posted 11.04.2015 | Impact
William Lacy Swing

It's an inescapable truism that's begun to sink in with leaders worldwide and which, very soon, will become obvious even to those most opposed to our current wave of human mobility.

Women from Central America on the Run from Violence

Michelle Brané | Posted 11.04.2015 | Politics
Michelle Brané

According to the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, women fleeing Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador have been subject to a constant threat of violence, including threats, assault, murder, rape and other gender-based violence, and their governments are unable to protect them.

Six Infants Drown When Migrant Boat Capsizes Off Greek Island

Reuters | Adam Goldberg | Posted 11.01.2015 | World

ATHENS, Nov 1 (Reuters) - Eleven migrants including six infants drowned when their boat capsized off the Greek island of Samos, trapping most of them ...

Migrants and Morals

Howard J. Curzer | Posted 10.29.2015 | Religion
Howard J. Curzer

A disorganized rabble consisting of thousands of migrants fleeing persecution and terrible living conditions stream out of a Mideast country. Their aim is a rich, fertile, sparsely populated land to the north. Their progress is slow and intermittent with detours and backtracks.

Iran Accepts Invitation To Syria Peace Talks In Vienna

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 10.28.2015 | World

DUBAI, Oct 28 (Reuters) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and three of his deputies will attend multilateral talks on Friday in Vienna ...

Amid Struggle To House Refugees As Cold Nears, German States Consider Winterized Tents

HuffPost Germany | Sara Elkamel | Posted 10.28.2015 | World

There are currently 42,000 refugees living in tents in Germany, according to the German newspaper Die Welt. During the summer months, staying warm wa...

Do the World's 232 Million Migrants Have Constitutional Rights?

Dr. Jody Heymann | Posted 10.26.2015 | World
Dr. Jody Heymann

While the Syrian refugee crisis is currently capturing the world's attention, it reflects a much broader trend of increasing migration worldwide.

Refugee Passports Could End Border Delays in the Balkans

The Conversation US | Posted 10.26.2015 | World
The Conversation US

The latest hellish chapter in the Syrian refugee crisis is currently unfolding at Croatia's borders. Thousands of refugees were forced to wait in knee-deep mud, as Croatia and Slovenia refuse to allow more than 2,500 people to cross over their border each day.

Police Officer And Young Refugee Girl Cross Border Hand In Hand

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.22.2015 | World

With Hungary's border with Croatia closed, thousands of refugees and migrants are instead making their way to Slovenia.   More than 12,000 refuge...

I Live Without Borders

Nadya Tolokonnikova | Posted 10.22.2015 | Impact
Nadya Tolokonnikova

Migrants are innovative and entrepreneurial. In the 19th century a third of the population of Sweden, Ireland and Italy emigrated to America and other countries. The U.S. is the very best example of how dynamic a country of immigrants can be.

7 Devastating Photos that Depict Harsh Realities of the Migrant and Refugee Trail

Vocativ | Posted 10.21.2015 | World

Images circulating on Instagram captured images of wet children chilled to the bone and their parents exasperated and desperate to move on with their journey.