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Antonio and his family with all their belongings, including packed […]
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Forty Years On, Antonio Goes Home to Angola

Added: 28 Aug 2014

Antonio has been waiting 40 years to return to his home village in northern Angola. He fled to Democratic Republic of the Congo when the country was a Portuguese colony, and stayed away through years of civil war and during the peace that followed in 2002. Now, no longer classed as a refugee, he is finally […]
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Returnees to the eastern Ukranian town of  Sloviansk cycle past […]
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Ukraine: Sorting through the Wreckage

Added: 08 Aug 2014

Conflict has changed the city of Sloviansk in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine. "We used to have such a beautiful, calm, tidy city," says Angelina, a social worker. Today, it is full of destroyed homes and infrastructure, a casualty of the fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian forces. […]
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Syrian refugee brothers Thamer and Thayer stand by the shore […]
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Haunted by a sinking ship

Added: 24 Jul 2014

Thamer and Thayer are two brothers from Syria who risked their lives in the hope of reaching Europe. The sea voyage was fraught with danger. But home had become a war zone. Before the conflict, they led a simple life in a small, tight-knit community they describe as "serene". Syria offered them hope […]
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Malak, 13, looks out of the window next to his father in the […]
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A Teenager in Exile

Added: 24 Jul 2014

Like fathers and sons everywhere, Fewaz and Malak sometimes struggle to coexist. A new haircut and a sly cigarette are all it takes to raise tensions in the cramped apartment they currently call home. But, despite this, a powerful bond holds them together: refugees from Syria, they have been stranded […]
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A stranded boat filled with asylum seekers is spotted from the […]
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Rescue at Sea

Added: 24 Jul 2014

Summer, with its fair weather and calmer seas, often brings an increase in the number of people risking their lives to cross the Mediterranean and seek asylum in Europe. But this year the numbers have grown by a staggering amount. In the month of June, the Mare Nostrum search and rescue operation picked […]
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