For a Syrian Refugee in Palestine: A Lifelong Plight of Unanswered Rights
Currently there is an estimated 300 Palestinian refugees from Syria in Thailand. Many are flocking to Bangkok, due to it being the home of the United Nations Refugee Agency(UNHCR) in the region, in hopes of applying for resettlement. Read more.
Migration and Human Rights: Justice, Empowerment & Equality for Migrant Workers in Thailand
In every corner of the world, migration is becoming a human reality. Out of the nearly 214 million global migrant populations an estimated 40 percent are seeking safety or greener pastures in a neighbouring country within their region of origin. In this interview with U Aung Kyaw, he explains how and why he created the Migrant Workers Rights Network. You can read more here.
This edition of Migrant Stories share the journey of refugees, migrant workers and asylum seekers whose lives were uprooted during Libya’s Arab Spring and the impact of NATO’s intervention. Click on the image to enjoy.
By 2050, 150 million people could be displaced as a result of climate-related environmental changes.
The biggest fear for my people is security. Will the host community be as welcoming? My people have the right to live where they are. No one should have the right to uproot these people and move them to another location. ~ Ursula Rakova, community organiser of a resettlement project in Papua New Guinea