A UN report in February said security forces instigated a campaign that “very likely” amounted to crimes against humanity and possibly ethnic cleansing.
After defecting to South Korea, Choi Seong-guk found that escaping from the North was only the beginning of his challenges as a refugee.
Tragic incidents plummeted in 2015 due to the EU’s vigilance in the wake of the viral image of a dead refugee child that captured global attention. But two years later, it seems to have dropped off the radar.
More than a year after the EU-Turkey deal, the number of asylum seekers arriving in Greece has reduced drastically while those already stuck are suspended in a state of uncertainty.
Hanan Odah, a Palestine refugee is living proof that as large businesses collapse, small-scale enterprises can survive and even thrive in the grassroots markets.
Racist movements exploit the tensions between democracy and nationalism and use the crisis to its advantage, as evident in the US and in India.
Canada, Australia and the US were the top providers of asylum to Rohingya Muslims who came to Bangladesh from Myanmar before Dhaka stopped the programme around 2012.
But Sweden is so far finding it hard to round up people to deport. Police say there are some 12,000 people with deportation orders who they cannot find.
As the former UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Guterres could promote a more unified approach to helping the displaced.
El Salvador stands at the centre of the current refugee crisis in Central America. But gang violence is not the only reason why its people are fleeing their country.
Hungary refused to take in migrants under an EU burden-sharing plan. Instead, Orban announced a referendum on whether to accept any future EU-wide quotas.
The players see football as a way to keep themselves out of trouble and also a chance to break down barriers with citizens of their adopted homeland.
The UN and other leaders met to discuss coordinating an international response to unprecedented numbers of refugees and migrants. Two migration experts examine issues the summits left unresolved.
Children should not be criminalised for fleeing the horrors of war, yet the US has an ugly record of detaining unaccompanied refugee children.
South Sudanese women group give women key role in peace process. More framework for women inclusion are already in place but with lack of implementation.
The boat carrying Egyptian, Sudanese, Eritrean and Somali migrants sank in the Mediterranean Sea off Burg Rashid, a village in the Beheira.
US officials said two Russian warplanes were in the skies above the aid convoy at the exact time it was struck on Monday, but Russia has denied charges.
As Hungary eyes the October 2 referendum over EU migrant quotas, Prime Minister Viktor Orban, who opposes immigration into EU, fortifies the border fencing.
After being robbed in the tourist town of Heidelberg, the man went to city hall, which he thought was a police station, where he unwittingly signed an asylum application.
A Syrian man killed himself and seriously wounded 12 others after detonating a bomb outside a music festival in Bavaria.
Many locals fear that thousands of refugees will remain in limbo in Lesvos indefinitely, and that the world is simply looking the other way.
A Kashmiri Pandit reflects on exile, loss and inherited memories of his family home in Akura.