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A Palestinian man reads a copy of the Koran, Islam's holiest book, during the holy Muslim fasting month of Ramadan with a young girl outside his home at Al-Shatee refugee camp in Gaza City on June 6, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / MOHAMMED ABED (Photo credit should read MOHAMMED ABED/AFP/Getty Images)

What It's Like To Observe Ramadan As A Refugee

The holy month of Ramadan is meant to be a joyous and spiritually rewarding time ― but for Muslims who were forcibly displaced from their homes because of conflict and persecution, it's also full of e...
TOPSHOT - A South Sudanese refugee child stands at the UNHCR camp of al-Algaya in Sudan's White Nile state, south of Khartoum, on May 17, 2017.More than 95,000 South Sudanese have entered Sudan so far this year, the UN said, as thousands continue to flee war and famine in the world's youngest nation. South Sudan, which split from the north in 2011, has declared famine in parts of the country, saying a million people are on the brink of starvation / AFP PHOTO / ASHRAF SHAZLY (Photo credit should read ASHRAF SHAZLY/AFP/Getty Images)

The Fastest-Growing Refugee Crisis Is The One You've Probably Heard The Least About

World Refugee Day is a sobering reminder of just how many people around the world are left with no choice but to flee. And that number continues to climb. More than 3 million people have been forced f...
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If Your House Was Being Bombed, Would You Run?

Conflict, persecution and starvation: these are the common factors that drive people from their homes. Right now, more than 60 million people across the globe have found themselves making this awful choice. And yet this is precisely the time when the Australian Government chooses to spend three years slashing $11 billion from the aid budget.