Category Archives: Migration

Immigration: The Big Picture Gallery

Their homelands are torn by war, economic distress, political strife, or environmental collapse. They choose to leave, or have no choice. They’re called migrants, refugees, or internally displaced people. The labels are inadequate as often circumstances could allow all three … Continue reading

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Nato units left 61 African migrants to die of hunger and thirst

Dozens of African migrants were left to die in the Mediterranean after a number of European and Nato military units apparently ignored their cries for help, the Guardian has learned. A boat carrying 72 passengers, including several women, young children and political refugees, … Continue reading

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Kingsley’s Crossing by Olivier Jobard

See the full project at http://www.mediastorm.org/0010.htm Kingsley is a 23-year-old lifeguard from the impoverished town of Limbe, Cameroon. Longing for a better life in Europe, he embarks on a harrowing journey that takes him halfway across Africa. Photojournalist Olivier Jobard documents … Continue reading

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Myanmar refugees’ search for hope

An estimated 150,000 refugees from Myanmar are currently in camps across the border in Thailand. Many live in grinding poverty but it is an improvement from life in their home country, even for one community living in a garbage dump. … Continue reading

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