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

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