Refugees

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
United Nations officials are sounding alarm at the toll the escalating crisis in Iraq has taken upon the nation's children. The current wave of conflict has forced roughly one million Iraqis from their homes, and half a million of those fleeing are children. Tina Yu, Iraq Country Director with the international charity Save the Children, called it...
Max Ocean, editorial intern
Young boys sleep in a detention center where hundreds of mostly Central American children are being held (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, Pool)
In response to mounting political pressure to address the crisis in U.S-Mexico...
Jon Queally, staff writer
The UN refugee agency releases annual statistics showing that more than 51 million people were forcibly displaced at the end of 2013, the largest number since the end of World War II. Half of the world's refugees in 2013 were children. (Photo: UNHRC)
The United Nations agency on refugees on Friday announced that the global...

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