August 06, 2014
| Daryl Grisgraber
| Tagged as: Lebanon, Syria, Humanitarian Response, Middle East
The last time
Refugees International visited Lebanon, one year ago this month, more
and more Syrian refugees were beginning to move into urban areas such as Beirut. Now the refugee population in this part of Lebanon has almost tripled.
August 05, 2014
| Mark Yarnell
| Tagged as: Africa, DR Congo, Kenya, Somalia, Protection & Security
Kenya’s government is rounding up thousands of refugees and forcing them into camps, all in the name of security. But as Refugees International recently discovered, this campaign has opened the floodgates to systematic bribery and abuse – and it is not making Kenyans any safer.
July 17, 2014
| Tagged as: Africa, Congress, U.S. Administration, United Nations, Neglected Crises, Protection & Security, Women & Children
#BringBackOurGirls. This slogan has been trending since April, when the
Islamic Jihadist terrorist organization Boko Haram kidnapped more than
200 girls from their school in Borno State, Nigeria. But three months
later, “our girls” have not been brought back.