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The week-old baby she holds is the price 17-year-old Tsitsi Makwiyana […]

South Africa: Searching for Coexistence

Added: 03 Dec 2009

South Africa is one of the few countries in Africa where registered refugees and asylum-seekers can legally move about freely, access social services and compete with locals for jobs. But while these right are enshrined in law, in practice they are sometimes ignored and refugees and asylum-seekers often […]
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Something about myself: 'I look like my family and I do wash […]
©UNHCR/Ishimewe, 11 years old, Osire Refugee Camp, Namibia

"Do You See What I See?" Exploring the words and photographs of refugee children

Added: 11 Nov 2009

For more than a year, a collection of startling photographs taken by refugee children in Namibia and Yemen has been travelling the world, giving a glimpse into the lives and thoughts of people whose lives have been thrown into turmoil at such a young age. Professional photographer Brendan Bannon conducted […]
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UNHCR Regional Representative Michel Gabaudan, NBC news anchor […]
©UNHCR / E. Hockstein

Nansen Award presentation for the late Senator Edward Kennedy

Added: 29 Oct 2009

UNHCR's annual Nansen Refugee Award was posthumously awarded to Senator Edward Kennedy at a ceremony in Washington DC on October 29 for his life-long commitment to refugee rights. Kennedy's wife, Victoria, accepted the award on behalf of her late husband. In presenting the award, UN High Commissioner […]
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A newly arrived refugee from the Darfur region of Sudan rests […]
©UNHCR/H. Caux

Photo Gallery: The Challenge of Forced Displacement in Africa

Added: 15 Oct 2009

Africa is the continent most affected by the tragedy of forced displacement. While millions of refugees were able to return to Angola, Burundi, Liberia, Rwanda and South Sudan over the last 15 years, the numbers of internally displaced people continued to grow. At the beginning of 2009, in addition to […]
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UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie visits Iraqi refugee […]

UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie meets Iraqi refugees in Syria

Added: 02 Oct 2009

UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie returned to the Syrian capital Damascus on 2 October, 2009 to meet Iraqi refugees two years after her last visit. The award-winning American actress, accompanied by her partner Brad Pitt, took the opportunity to urge the international community not to forget the […]
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