refugees

21.09.2021

Kevin Smiley

Canadian, founder of SuraiTea offering job opportunities to Syrian refugees Kevin is a Canadian entrepreneur who had the impulse of helping Syrian refugees in Canada by opening a tea company called SuraiTea. He decided to found a company on jasmine …

05.01.2021

Article 14: Asylum from Prosecution

Everyone has the right to seek and to enjoy in other countries asylum from persecution. This right may not be invoked in the case of prosecutions genuinely arising from non-political crimes or from acts contrary to the purposes and principles …

07.10.2020

Four Feet, Two Sandals

Author: Karen Lynn Williams , Khandra Mohammed      When relief workers bring used clothing to the refugee camp, everyone scrambles to grab whatever they can. Ten-year-old Lina is thrilled when she finds a sandal that fits her foot perfectly, until she …

05.10.2020

Denisa Stan- Volunteer

Name: Denisa Stan  Age: 23  Country of origin: Romania  Occupation/Field of Study (if it applies): International Relations Organization/Institution: Amnesty International Organization’s social networks: https://www.facebook.com/amnistiapt Photos of you and your project:  When did you become interested in working, volunteering or being an …

05.10.2020

Maria Manuela Oliveira- Refugee camps in Greece

Name: Maria Manuela Rodrigues S. Oliveira Age: 72 Country of origin:Portugal Organization/Institution: A Drop in the Ocean Organization’s social networks: https://www.drapenihavet.no/en/home/ Photos of you and your project: When did you become interested in working, volunteering or being an activist in …

02.10.2020

Susana Gaspar- Works with Amnesty International

Name: Susana C. Gaspar Age: 32 Country of origin: Portugal Occupation/Field of Study (if it applies): PhD fellow Artistic Studies – Art and Mediations / Professor / Theater Artist & activist Organization/Institution: Universidade Nova de Lisboa – FCSH | IPL …

10.09.2020

Mediterranea

This Italian drama shows the difficult and dangerous life trip of two young men from Burkina Faso that decide to go to Italy to start a new life. After surviving to desert bandits and a threatening sea voyage the protagonists …

09.09.2020

First They Killed My Father

Inspired by a book with the same title, written by activist Loung Ung, the movie tackles the issue of forced displacement, child encampment and Internally Displaced People (IDPs). Realized and directed by Angelina Jolie, UNHCR Special Envoy, the movie is …

04.09.2020

Human Flow

Human Flow is a German documentary film co-produced and directed by Ai Weiwei about the current global refugee crisis. In the film the viewer is taken to over 20 countries to understand both the scale and the personal impact of …

01.09.2020

Sonita

After her family attempts to sell her into marriage, a young Afghan refugee in Iran channels her frustrations and seizes her destiny through music. Grabbing the mic, she spits fiery rhymes in the face of oppressive traditions. Imbd link: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5278928/?ref_=kw_li_tt