Topic: refugee

Eritrean Wedding in Haifa, Israel.
Photo Essay

‘A Kind of Purgatory’: African Refugees in Israel

It is estimated that 60,000 African asylum-seekers reside in the State of Israel, mainly from Sudan and Eritrea. For these men, women and children, the journey to the country is as perilous as it is difficult.

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Pakistan Afghan Refugee Mothers
Photo Essay

The Faces of Afghan Refugee Mothers

In honor of Mother’s Day, LightBox asked photographer Muhammed Muheisen to photograph Afghan refugee mothers in Pakistan, and to find out what it is like to be a mother under these difficult circumstances.

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Za'atari Camp, in Jordan, run by UNHCR for refugees from war in Syria.
Photo Essay

Syrian Refugees by James Nachtwey

Refugee status is temporary, in theory, but without a place to go back to limbo begins to look permanent. James Nachtwey explores the refugee crisis sparked by the war in Syria.

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Syrian Refugees
The Moving Image

Syria’s Lost Generation: Directors Give Voice to War’s Young Refugees

Talking Eyes Media co-founders Ed Kashi and Julie Winokur collaborated on a husband-wife project documenting the plight of Syria’s “Lost Generation.”

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Adam Ferguson—VII for TIME
Photo Essay

Burma Unbound: Photos from a Waking Nation by Adam Ferguson

Photographer Adam Ferguson traveled to Burma for this week’s issue of TIME, documenting a nation fractured along ethnic and religious lines.

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Yannis Behrakis—Reuters
Closeup

Pictures of the Week: October 5 – 12

From the Taliban shooting of a 14-year-old activist in Pakistan to the vice-presidential debate in Kentucky to angry protests against the German Chancellor’s visit in Greece and a human tower in Spain, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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Norway
Closeup

The Best Pictures of the Week, July 22 – July 29

This week: A memorial for the victims of the attacks in Norway, refugee camps in Kenya, a rally in Yemen, a hot air balloon is prepared for a flight over London, a wave crashes into a ship, a fair in […]

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