In their own words

In their own words

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.

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The people who fled Tigray

The people who fled Tigray

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.

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The Friendship Salon

The Friendship Salon

These 8 women opened a hair salon to spread hope in one of the world’s largest refugee settlements.

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6 Faces of the Sahel Crisis

6 Faces of the Sahel Crisis

In Burkina Faso, almost nowhere was safe, with armed groups, extremists and criminal gangs waging terror on a daily basis. Then came coronavirus.

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One Night at Sea

One Night at Sea

A Spanish fisherman made a valiant decision, saving a dozen lives on the Mediterranean.

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