A new website exposes the conditions inside Australia's controversial immigration detention centers. More than 5,000 people are currently biding their time in the country's IDCs.
About a quarter of Lebanon's residents are Syrian refugees. The struggle for work and living space is starting to fuel tensions between the locals and those seeking refuge from their war-torn country.
Refugees come to Germany hoping for peace and jobs. But the demands of daily life and the bureaucracy in a foreign country take its toll. The Protestant organization Diakonie is one of many that try to ease the burden.
More than half of Afghanistan's population is under the age of 15. Many of the war-torn country's children are forced to work to support their families. Without proper education, they are trapped in a vicious circle.
The UN passed a series of voluntary guidelines to prevent land grabbing and protect small-scale farmer's rights a year ago. But so far the rules haven't had much impact on foreign investors buying up land.
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