Political repression and economic deprivation have forced Zimbabweans to flee their country to South Africa. Human Rights Watch called on the South African government to grant Zimbabweans temporary status and work rights.
Zimbabwe: Neighbors in Need
June 20, 2008
Somalia is being ripped apart by conflict. The country's weak transitional government is at war with powerful insurgents. These are the stories of the people who fled Mogadishu. Photographs by Marcus Bleasdale.
So Much to Fear: 2008 Accounts from Somali Refugees in Kenya
December 8, 2008
On May 6, 2009, for the first time in the post-World War II era, a European state ordered its coast guard and naval vessels to interdict and forcibly return boat migrants on the high seas without doing any screening whatsoever to determine whether any passengers needed protection