Refugee

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    For Sama: meet the director of the most-nominated documentary in BAFTA history

Latest Stories

The crisis at the Mexico-US border has been brought into sharp relief by a picture of a drowned father and daughter.
Life

Why does it take shocking images to make us care about vulnerable people?

A picture of a drowned father and daughter has been widely shared, but we shouldn't need evidence of a crisis to care.

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Sarah Shaffi
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Malala Yousafzaii
People

Malala Yousafzai on the resilience and strength of refugees around the world

Malala Yousafzai has been in the public eye since she was 12. Now she wants the world to listen to other girls like her.

Posted by
Anna Fielding
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Elin Ersson protests deportation of Afghan asylum seeker
Life

This woman refused to take her seat on an airplane. Here’s why that’s such a big deal

Elin Ersson began live-streaming her dramatic protest after flight attendants demanded she sit down

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
Long Reads

5 refugees reveal what they want you to know about life in the UK

One person every two seconds is forced to flee their home

Posted by
Sarah Biddlecombe
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Emily Reynolds
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Amal and George Clooney have taken in an Iraqi refugee

"When I met him, I remember being so struck by his courage but also just his amazing spirit"

Life

Celebrities write to PM slamming “shameful” child refugee amendment

It has been signed by Keira Knightley, Carey Mulligan and Benedict Cumberbatch

Posted by
Sarah Biddlecombe
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