In May 2011, the Syrian army raided Zeinab’s hometown. She fled, along with her husband and two children, over the al-Kabir River into Lebanon

Syrian refugees: ‘We would not consider Europe’

In Lebanon, many Syrians who fled the war simply want to return home, and have little interest in resettlement.

Photograph provided courtesy of the ICTY

Bosnia: Karadzic guilty but will reconciliation follow?

Karadzic sentenced to 40 years in prison – one day for each victim of Srebrenica, but victims cannot forgive his crimes.

Syrian refugee George Mamlouk is visited in hospital by Jacek Jaskowiak, the mayor of Poznan, after he was attacked [Amer Haiatleh]

A ‘witch-hunt’ for Poland’s barely visible refugees

Xenophobia and aggression against refugees is on the rise, with some suggesting it is fuelled by political rhetoric.

Olga Striczina along with her son Denis (24) in the tiny room they occupy at the Good Samaritan Mission in the village of Vynnyky close to Lviv

Ukraine faces “hidden crisis” as displacement soars

Ukraine is facing a “hidden emergency” because of the government’s failure to plan for nearly 1.4 million people uprooted by the war in the east.

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Analysis: Targeted assistance needed for DRC’s former child soldiers

Recent high profile moves against militia commanders in the DRC have done little to stem child recruitment into armed groups, and much more needs to be done to prevent it, stop re-recruitment, and rehabilitate victims.

International Criminal Court, The Hague.

Uhuru Kenyatta’s trial: A case study in what’s wrong with the ICC

Case against Kenya’s President Kenyatta appears to be on the brink of collapse. ICC Prosecutor argued that “pure obstructionism” has essentially hampered the Prosecutions efforts to collect reliable evidence.

Agbogbloshie e-waste dumpsite: The billows of black smoke are heavy hovering in the air. Young boys from Old Fadama are burning cables from computers, mobile phones or tv sets in order to retrieve copper.

Ghana’s Old Fadama Slum: “We Want to Live in Dignity”

Residents of Ghana’s most notorious slum live in shocking conditions. And the government’s threats of eviction are only making things worse.