Refugees

Rohingya refugees at a camp in Bangladesh. Credit: Moin Uddin
News Feature

Crisis on the horizon: Rohingya refugees say they are ‘living in fear’ of COVID-19 outbreak

An internet blackout, overcrowding, poor sanitation and a global pandemic are a recipe for disaster in Bangladeshi refugee camps, where more than a million Rohingya Muslims have sought refuge.

11 May, 2020

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Infographics

A Global Crisis: The plight of refugees by the numbers

We explain the plight of refugees around the world through statistics and infographics.

1 Dec, 2019

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Interviews

Art of Defiance: 6 refugees find purpose and passion

Having fled political instability and, in some cases, violence, these six Hong Kong-based asylum seekers and refugees share one thing in common: they are survivors.

1 Dec, 2019

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Photo Essays

Utopia: A day in the life of a Hong Kong asylum seeker

From the Greek ou (not) and topos (place), utopia literally means 'non-place'. Through this lens, Hong Kong is a utopia, a 'non-place' for asylum seekers. Home, too, is remote, indefinite – a ...

1 Dec, 2019

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Interviews

Local Voices: Discussing the plight of Asylum Seekers

We ask activists and refugees, students, journalists, professors, and lawmakers about issues facing asylum seekers in Hong Kong and Macao.

1 Dec, 2019

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Interviews

Her Voice: Photojournalist Nicole Tung on why she covers conflict zones

Photojournalist Nicole Tung shares her experience reporting in the world’s most dangerous conflict zones.

1 Dec, 2019

Onia Merina, a Malagasy woman who escaped a human trafficking ring in Fuzhou, China
Long Reads

Breaking the Chains: Malagasy trafficking victims seek refuge in Hong Kong

In Hong Kong, victims of labour and sex trafficking are among the most vulnerable types of asylum seekers.

1 Dec, 2019

A family from Togo finds themselves stranded in Hong Kong
Long Reads

Lost Generation: The children of asylum seekers face an avalanche of challenges

Children in Hong Kong’s asylum-seeking community face numerous obstacles when it comes to education and psychological support, leading to a lack of purpose, stability and identity.

1 Dec, 2019

Refugees waiting to be transferred to one of Macao's camps
Long Reads

A Safe Haven: What humane resettlement could look like

When thousands fled the war in Vietnam four decades ago, Macao’s refugee camps proved that resettlement can be humane.

1 Dec, 2019

Gloria Garcia, a sex trafficking survivor from Concepcion, Philippines
Long Reads

Canary in the Coalmine: Climate crises and trafficking are more connected than one might think

As widespread environmental catastrophe looms larger, climate-driven migration crises are becoming a stark reality

1 Dec, 2019

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