1/13,500: A 19-year Old Pakistan- Born Hazara boy Stuck in Indonesia

Refugees have become a thorny problem in Indonesia, with more than 10,000 of them currently living there.  This is the story of one 19 year old refugee in Indonesia.   “All I wish for is to live in a peaceful country, anywhere will do,” The 19 year old Afghani boy sitting across from me says.…Read more 1/13,500: A 19-year Old Pakistan- Born Hazara boy Stuck in Indonesia

From Thai-Burmese Border: An American Woman is Getting Married Here

By Jack Huang Most people probably aren’t aware that Asia’s largest refugee camp is located on the Thai-Burmese border. Starting from the northern part of Mae Hong Son, it stretches south for hundreds of kilometers. Dozens of refugee camps, large and small, are operating with the tacit approval of the Thai government. These camps temporarily…Read more From Thai-Burmese Border: An American Woman is Getting Married Here

In Bangkok, I Met a 26-year-old Refugee Who Already Spent 18 Years in a Prison Cell

Occasionally I meet with some friends who work at the UNHCR, just to chat and have a bite to eat. We like to talk about each other’s work experiences and exchange our views on current events. I remember one particularly hot and intolerable evening. With dusk setting in and everyone getting off work, K brought…Read more In Bangkok, I Met a 26-year-old Refugee Who Already Spent 18 Years in a Prison Cell

The Young Chinese Soldier Volunteered to Fight Against ISIS

        Photo (above) provided  by Chi tzufai Alang was definitely one of a kind. By the time you read this article, I have lost track to  his whereabouts. I first met him in Bangkok during the summer.  It was a strange night, although no stranger than every other night in the city.…Read more The Young Chinese Soldier Volunteered to Fight Against ISIS

Beyond the Lens of Innocence – Lives of Refugees in Hong Kong

by Jessie Yang (Hong Kong) It was a cold Friday evening, and bursts of wind passed by as people hurried on their way. When I arrived Innocent was already waiting for me outside Chungking Mansions, where its old and dim appearance stood as a strong contrast to the glorious shopping malls and business buildings on the…Read more Beyond the Lens of Innocence – Lives of Refugees in Hong Kong