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refugees and displaced persons

Guiding Refugees in Europe on a Rocky Path to Assimilation

Guiding Refugees in Europe on a Rocky Path to Assimilation

Muaz Swaid, 27, a Syrian dentist who fled conflict in 2014, found work in spring through the Refugee Company at an orthodontist clinic in Leiden, the Netherlands.
In Western Myanmar, a Lockdown and Fears of More Violence

In Western Myanmar, a Lockdown and Fears of More Violence

Police officers searching a village in Rakhine State, Myanmar, last week. An attack on police outposts has prompted a lockdown by security forces in the area.
Op-Ed Contributor: The Trump Side of Canadian Immigration

Op-Ed Contributor: The Trump Side of Canadian Immigration

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau greeted Madeleine Jamkossian, right, and her father, Kevork Jamkossian, after the Syrian refugees arrived in Toronto in December.
Editorial: Australia’s Stranded Refugee Prisoners

Editorial: Australia’s Stranded Refugee Prisoners

Demonstrators at a rally in Sydney to protest the treatment of migrants and refugees in Papua New Guinea.

‘I Am Alone’: Migrant Children in Calais ‘Jungle’ Face an Uncertain Fate

The fate of the young migrants has become a major sticking point in the French government’s plans to demolish the camp, which could happen within days.
Flee or Stay? For Mosul Residents, Both Choices Are Risky

Flee or Stay? For Mosul Residents, Both Choices Are Risky

Iraqi and Kurdish forces backed by a U.S.-led coalition have launched an assault to retake Mosul and surrounding areas from Islamic State militants. Civilians returned to their village south of Mosul
France Clears ‘Jungle’ Camp at Calais, Dispersing Thousands of Migrants

France Clears ‘Jungle’ Camp at Calais, Dispersing Thousands of Migrants

Migrants waiting to be processed in Calais, France, on Monday, before boarding buses to reception centers around the country.
‘We Are Ready to Leave’: France Clears Out Calais ‘Jungle’

‘We Are Ready to Leave’: France Clears Out Calais ‘Jungle’

Migrants gathered at a reception center to be registered, at the Jungle camp in Calais, France.

More Migrants Leave Calais ‘Jungle’ Camp as Demolition Begins

So far 2,574 of an estimated 6,000 to 8,000 people have left the camp, which the French government plans to close.
Shouts Greet Migrants in the Streets of France: ‘We Don’t Want Them’

Shouts Greet Migrants in the Streets of France: ‘We Don’t Want Them’

A man with a fire extinguisher as a refugee tent burned at the Jungle encampment near Calais.

Op-Ed Contributor: Australia’s Poisonous Refugee Policy

Australia has lowered global standards on how to deal with refugees, shifting the boundaries of what nations now find acceptable.
‘Afghan Girl’ in 1985 National Geographic Photo Is Arrested in Pakistan

‘Afghan Girl’ in 1985 National Geographic Photo Is Arrested in Pakistan

Sharbat Gula in a Pakistani police photo after she was arrested on Wednesday.
‘Afghan Girl’ in 1985 National Geographic Photo Is Arrested in Pakistan

‘Afghan Girl’ in 1985 National Geographic Photo Is Arrested in Pakistan

Sharbat Gula, left on the cover of National Geographic in 1985, and then nearly two decades later, after she was featured in a story in the magazine about being reunited with the photographer.
Calls Grow for Access to Western Myanmar in Face of Military Lockdown

Calls Grow for Access to Western Myanmar in Face of Military Lockdown

Border police officers on patrol in Maungdaw Township, where much of the violence in Myanmar has taken place this month.
Editorial: Clearing the Jungle in Calais

Editorial: Clearing the Jungle in Calais

Riot police at the migrant camp known as the Jungle in Calais, France, on Wednesday.
3 Mental Images From Calais: Hope, Hate and Happiness

3 Mental Images From Calais: Hope, Hate and Happiness

Boys photographed a huge plume of smoke as dozens of fires burned huts and makeshift shops at the camp called the Jungle, in Calais, France, on Wednesday.

About 90 Migrants Died After Boat Fell Apart in the Mediterranean

The boat, which was made of rubber, began to tear and fill with water about 26 miles off the Libyan coast.
Canada Today: New Challenges for Syrian Refugees

Canada Today: New Challenges for Syrian Refugees

In Toronto, Mouhamad al-Hajj and his family, refugees from Syria, have resettled with the help of a group of sponsors.
Australia’s Proposed Lifetime Ban on Boat-Borne Refugees Draws Fire

Australia’s Proposed Lifetime Ban on Boat-Borne Refugees Draws Fire

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull of Australia, right, and Peter Dutton, the minister of immigration and border protection, in Sydney on Sunday. The government needs the support of the opposition Labor
For Helping Immigrants, Chobani’s Founder Draws Threats

For Helping Immigrants, Chobani’s Founder Draws Threats

Hamdi Ulukaya employs about 300 refugees from Africa and the Middle East at Chobani. Mr. Ulukaya started a foundation to help refugees. His advocacy has made him a focus of racist attacks.