Tortured Burundi teacher finds peace in Canada
After being tortured for half a year back in Burundi, Jean-Claude finally found safety in Canada. Now he is determined to help others in need.
Farmhouse welcomes refugees to the British countryside
In a picturesque English village, one couple have transformed their home into a haven for people who have fled violence and persecution.
Refugee from El Salvador gives back to her adopted homeland
Gladys Zuniga came to Canada to find safety for her children. Three decades later, she is still showing gratitude to the country she now calls home.
Salvadorans fleeing street gangs find safety in Belize village
Set up to shelter civil war refugees during the turbulent 1980s, the Valley of Peace is now welcoming Central Americans fleeing violent crime.
New facility for refugees in Greece revives abandoned buildings
A former youth hostel has been renovated thanks to European Commission funding, helping to home around 500 refugees.
Canada is 70 years a sanctuary for Ukrainian mother
Marta fled Ukraine during the Second World War and found refuge across the Atlantic. Now, after 70 years, she is proud to call Canada her home.
Science graduate urges fellow Afghan refugees to "dream big"
Mojtaba Tavakoli, who arrived in Austria as a child with just an elementary education, is about to begin a doctorate in medical research.
Child refugee grows up to become family doctor in Canada
When Sameena and her Ugandan Asian family needed a place of safety, Canada stepped up. Now a doctor, she cares for families in her adoptive home.
Refugee Food Festival has European diners asking for more
For its second year the festival goes continental, serving more than 10,000 diners in 13 cities in six countries in 15 days.