This video was first published on TEDx Talks Published on 20 Dec 2016 Original video can be accessed from Here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gCfjmPqMtzs ”Ahmad Al-Rashid brings us a first-hand account of the plight of refugees. With ISIS knocking at the door, Ahmad fled his home, made a dangerous (and illegal) journey from Aleppo in Syria, and eventually […]
The article originally appeared on Info Migrants website Ahmad Al Rashid was one of around one million migrants who arrived in Europe in 2015. Three years on, he has managed to acquire a Master’s degree and is working for the IOM, the UN Migration Agency in London. A story of successful integration. When around one […]
Who Is a Refugee? Ahmad Al-Rashid/ Phillip Cole/ Elspeth Guild Listen to the recording here or on YouTube 6.30-8pm | 30 October 2017 Sheikh Zayed Theatre, LSE Some people crossing borders are called refugees while others are not. But who is a refugee? What precisely is the relationship between migration and seeking refuge? Can we justify the distinction between refugees, […]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oqUsCGJUYKQ&t=1440s As part of our Ethics in the News series of events in partnership with the Ethical Journalism Network, the Frontline Club will be screening Another News Story followed by a Q&A with director / producer Orban Wallace, producer Verity Wislocki, forced migration researcher Ahmad al-Rashid. The discussion after the film will be moderated by Chair of the Ethical Journalism […]
“In the words of British Somali poet Warsan Shire, “No one leaves home unless home is the mouth of a shark.” With tens of millions of vulnerable migrants and those forcibly displaced, a humanitarian perspective is crucial. How can we better protect and assist migrants, refugees and internally displaced? What are the main humanitarian concerns around […]
Understanding refugee and migrant journeys to Europe – ODI event – Video & Audio
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December 5, 2017 My work for UNHCR, the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees often makes me think about how many people in the world do not have a home. Rohingya refugees cross the border from Myanmar into Bangladesh near Anzuman Para village. © UNHCR/Roger Arnold Where, what is home? These sayings might come […]