In a special exhibition to mark World Refugee Day, British artist Hannah Rose Thomas shows portraits revealing the trauma and resilience of women who have survived violence and displacement.
A refugee finds safety in Brazzaville, and joy among its colourful ‘sapeurs’.
Brazilian artist Marina Amaral dips into UNHCR’s photo archive and breathes new life into some iconic images of refugees in the 20th century.
Almost 40 years ago, a photojournalist snapped a picture of Kykeo Kabsuvan – a Laotian refugee, his brother and friends.
Now in their forties, the childhood friends came together from across Argentina to recreate a photo that was taken in 1983, when they were boys aged 4-10.
This Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Nga Vương-Sandoval celebrates her name, and her journey. “I wanted to bring my lived experience to advance services and awareness for future newcomers,” she said.
2021: forced displacement in pictures.
Displaced Afghans facing “humanitarian catastrophe” this winter.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, presents “In their own words”: Four Asian Americans, who come from refugee backgrounds, talk about the complexities of discovering – and asserting – what it means to be American. A story in honour of Asian American and Pacific Islander AAPI heritage month.
Year after year, Rohingya refugees risk their lives on smugglers’ boats. Five survivors describe their harrowing months at sea.
Just a few weeks ago, they worked as doctors, teachers, artists and at a juice bar. One couple were newlyweds. Then the shooting and the shellfire started.