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Human Stories

Statelessness robs man of normal life in Croatia

Boro Topolic lived a perfectly normal life for decades, only to wake up one day and discover he had become stateless.

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is campaigning to end statelessness, which affects millions of people worldwide, denying them basic human rights that citizens take for granted.

Read Boro’s story here.

You can help end statelessness by supporting UNHCR’s #IBELONG campaign!

Family reunification

Legal status separates a refugee mother from her four kids

Freedom and safety came at a price for Anne: she had to leave her children behind, with a very slim chance of seeing them again.

Read her story


Slovenian project cooks up jobs for refugee chefs

Preparing dishes in Maribor’s top restaurants means a fresh start for Syrian refugees.