refugees

Power
Power

The Teen Refugees Starting Their Own Zine From a Squat in Greece

The Plaza Girls describe themselves as "anti-fascist and anti-patriarchy."
Jessica Bateman
6.27.18
Power
Power

A Somali-American Muslim Explains How the Travel Ban Ruling Will Affect Her

On Tuesday, the US Supreme Court upheld Trump’s ban on travel from several Muslim-majority nations, sparking uproar from immigration activists and those directly affected by the ban, including former refugee Hamdia Ahmed.
Kimberly Lawson
6.27.18
politics
politics

'I've Seen Everything': The Doctor Helping Refugee Women Survive Trauma

Dr. Fatema Akter is no ordinary physician. In the refugee camps of Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, she sees up to 80 patients a day—many of whom have suffered horrific persecution.
Helen Nianias
6.12.18
activism
activism

When Helping a Refugee Gets You Threatened with a Prison Sentence

People in Italy and Spain have been slapped with criminal charges of human trafficking and criminal association—all because they tried to rescue migrants crossing over into Europe.
Clara Hernanz
6.8.18
education
education

For These South Sudanese Refugee Girls, Education is Everything

“There’s an urgent need to empower refugee girls socially and economically. It’s through education that they can achieve transformation at a personal level and that will also benefit the country of their origin.”
Sarita Santoshini
5.21.18
Gaming
Gaming

This Syrian Refugee Made a Video Game Out of Her Perilous Journey to Europe

Dana fled her hometown of Damascus last year to seek refuge in Germany. Now, the 25-year-old invites others to trace her steps by playing "Bury Me, My Love."
Zing Tsjeng
11.20.17
Books
Books

Valeria Luiselli's New Book Tackles the Cruelty of Immigration Court

We spoke to the Mexican author about her new book, "Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in Forty Questions," which chronicles her experience interpreting for child refugees.
Marta Bausells
10.18.17
Art
Art

'People Are Dying Every Single Day': The Refugee Painting Syria's Pain

Syrian refugee and artist Miream Salameh spoke to Broadly about what it means to paint the destruction of her homeland.
Sammi Taylor
6.19.17
immigration
immigration

Undocumented, and Trapped Between Your Abuser and Deportation

Maria fled narcotrafficking violence in Mexico for the safety of the US—only for her abusive ex to report her to the immigration authorities.
Rossalyn Warren
6.16.17
Mother's Day
Mother's Day

Mother-Daughter Refugees Reunite With Family After 13 Years Apart

Aysar and her 20-year-old daughter Taghreed are Iraqi refugees working to help others settle in the US. This Mother's Day, the pair will embark on a trip to reunite with family they haven't seen in more than a decade.
Linda Yang
5.12.17
Germany
Germany

'Sunset Boulevard' Star Gloria Swanson Helped Jewish Inventors Flee Nazi Germany

Between the end of her silent film career and her 50s comeback, the actress brought Jewish inventors to America to collaborate on patents. Whether it was philanthropic or exploitative remains up for debate.
Mitchell Sunderland
5.4.17
Broadly Voices
Broadly Voices

Malala Shares What She Would Tell President Trump About the Refugee Crisis

Malala Yousafzai talks with Broadly about the refugee crisis, her work advocating for women's rights and education, and to discuss her new project, Girl Power Trip, which kicked off its global tour in April, 2017.
Broadly Staff
4.27.17