Refugee

Photographers capture the human stories behind 70 years of refugee crises
Photography

Photographers capture the human stories behind 70 years of refugee crises

Empathy and understanding — A new exhibition with Amnesty celebrates how Magnum photographers have borne witness and tried to explain the driving forces behind migration crises since the agency’s founding in 1947.

Written by: Alex King

Magnum photographers past and present collaborate on a guide to Europe for refugees
Photography

Magnum photographers past and present collaborate on a guide to Europe for refugees

Welcome to Europa — Photographer Thomas Dworzak originated the ultimate survival guide to help newly arrived refugees makes sense of continent they now call home.

Written by: Alex King

Evicting the Jungle: Finding facts amid the endless speculation
Reportage

Evicting the Jungle: Finding facts amid the endless speculation

Never ending waiting — For the thousands of refugees still stuck in a state of flux in the Calais Jungle, stability and security were already hard to come by. Now the camp is facing impending eviction, but with little information coming from the authorities life feels even more delicate.

Written by: Nancy Dent

The last days of the Calais Jungle’s refugee restaurants
Activism

The last days of the Calais Jungle’s refugee restaurants

Demolishing the human spirit — French authorities to rule on demolishing the Jungle’s self-built restaurants that provide food, support and shelter to refugees.

Written by: Nancy Dent

UK set to break promise of resettling 20,000 Syrian refugees by 2020
Activism

UK set to break promise of resettling 20,000 Syrian refugees by 2020

MPs condemn lack of progress — A new report by the Home Affairs Select Committee has concluded that David Cameron’s target of resettling 20,000 Syrian refugees by 2020 is unlikely to be met. It also blames European countries for not anticipating the crisis and criticises their response to ‘colossal’ numbers of asylum seekers.

Written by: Tenelle Ottley-Matthew

Story Behind the Still: The defiant joy of Afghan refugees arriving on Lesvos
Magazine

Story Behind the Still: The defiant joy of Afghan refugees arriving on Lesvos

Reframing the refugee crisis — Two Afghan boys wearing Real Madrid T-shirts pose for a picture minutes after their boat landed on Skala Sykaminias beach on the Greek island of Lesvos. Hundreds of refugees, make this journey every day, boarding overcrowded inflatable boats to flee war and violence. But in the eyes of right-wing anti-immigration groups, this twosome are something to be feared. This is the story behind one of the boldest image in Huck’s Freaked Out Issue.

Written by: Jack Richardson

Refugees and young Berliners are finding community through food
Culture

Refugees and young Berliners are finding community through food

Filling in the gaps — Germany might have accepted large numbers of refugees into the country at points during the ongoing crisis, but when it comes to support and integration the state is failing. Instead, young people are filling in the gaps, using food as a tool to bring people together.

Written by: Merlin Jobst

The storytellers revealing Eritrea's dark secrets
Culture

The storytellers revealing Eritrea's dark secrets

Telling Eritrea's untold stories — Under an oppressive military regime, hundreds of Eritreans are fleeing their country and making perilous journeys through Africa and beyond. Three storytellers have found innovative ways to shed light on one of the world's most underreported crises, through film, documentary and illustration.

Written by: Natasha Turner

British rapper Dizraeli on his life in search of humanity
Music

British rapper Dizraeli on his life in search of humanity

Making sense of the brutal nonsense — Ahead of the release of his new EP, hip hop artist Dizraeli shares stories from his travels and the influences to his new stripped-back sound. Here we exclusively drop the video for 'Morning Light' from his new EP.

Written by: Natasha Turner

Boots on the Ground: Volunteers of the Refugee Crisis
Film

Boots on the Ground: Volunteers of the Refugee Crisis

Helping refugees at Europe's frontier — Volunteers have stepped in to fill gaps where the international community has failed to avert a humanitarian disaster.

Written by: HUCK HQ

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