People from around the world flee their homes in search of safety across international borders. Upon reaching safety, they often apply for asylum to receive the protection that comes with refugee status.
International law calls refugees people who have left their homes out of a well-founded fear for their lives, well-being or freedom because of violence or conflict. Fear of persecution due to race, religion, nationality, or membership in a particular group are also considered valid grounds for people to seek refuge in foreign countries. This is an automatically generated compilation of DW's content on refugees.
Since fighting broke out between Ethiopia's central government and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front in November, tens of thousands of people have fled the country. Nigel Tricks from the Norwegian Refugee Council gives an update on the fighting in the Tigray region and its impact on the region's refugee crisis.
We hear the backstory to the conflict that erupted in Ethiopia’s Tigray region in November and get an an update from the Norwegian Refugee Council about what the Tigray conflict means for the region's refugee crisis. Plus: some creative solutions to dealing with the COVID-19 crisis in Cuba.
A special culinary tour of Europe, exploring how food can connect people and bridge cultural divides: Syrian refugees tickle taste buds in Berlin — Chinese students flock to France to cultivate their palates — We'll take a ride on Vienna's food-free underground — And we head to the cradle of wine: Europe's Georgia — and more!