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July 16, 2020

Different yet similar

Growing up in Sudan, I participated in several protests against President Omar al-Bashir and his dictatorial regime’s systematic oppression of civil liberties and political freedom. Al-Bashir’s security forces regularly used rubber bullets, tear gas and even live ammunition to brutally disperse and, in some cases, kill protesters. To my surprise, earlier this month, I saw ... Read more

July 8, 2020

“Rhythms of Respect”

“Rhythms of Respect” is a film from the series New Immigrant and Refugee Visions. These 10 films were made by and about immigrants and refugees. We are sharing them as part of Voices, our platform for refugees and immigrants to tell their own stories. We are posting a new film every month in 2020. About ... Read more

June 1, 2020

“Worlds Apart at Home”

June is Refugee Awareness Month. June was designated as World Refugee Awareness Month in 2001. It is a time to recognize and celebrate the courage of the millions of refugees around the world forced to leave their homes and trying to make a new life wherever they are. To mark the beginning of this month, ... Read more

May 1, 2020

“Seeking Settled Ground”

“Seeking Settled Ground” is a film from the series New Immigrant and Refugee Visions. These 10 films were made by and about immigrants and refugees. We are sharing them as part of Voices, our platform for refugees and immigrants to tell their own stories. We are posting a new film every month in 2020. About ... Read more