“I am afraid that the sense of humanity – the sense of proportion – could be lost,” says MSF psychologist Aurelia Barbieri. “I fear that people watching these events from a distance could get used to them, as if they were watching a movie. There is the risk that tragedies like these will become normal.” […]Continue reading

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Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive of Facebook, promoted access to the Internet as “an enabler of human rights” and a “force for peace” on Saturday, as he announced that his company would help the United Nations bring Internet connections to refugee camps.“It’s not all altruism,” Mr. Zuckerberg said later, in an implicit acknowledgment that drawing new […]Continue reading

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Amid all the recent clamour, arguments and figures regarding the refugee crisis and the wider, separate topic of immigration, it sometimes can be easy to get lost in all the numbers. The International Organisation for Migration has a visualisation which allows users to see at a glance the multinational make-up of countries’ populations. Using data […]Continue reading

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