Refugee crisis

  • 14 Jul 2023

    Chef and former refugee Imad Al Arnab joins Krishnan Guru-Murthy to talk about fleeing Syria and his journey from losing everything in the war to rebuilding a life in the UK, in this week’s episode of Ways to Change the World.

  • 7 Jul 2018

    As a million people take to London’s streets to celebrate Pride – we talk to Aloysius Sali – who fled to the UK and claimed refugee status after being persecuted for his sexuality in his native Uganda, and now works full time with LGBT refugees here.

  • 29 Apr 2018

    Representatives of the UN Security Council have been told by Rohingya refugees to demand that they are given citizenship in their native Myanmar and allowed to return following ethnic violence.

  • 4 Dec 2017

    It is the crisis that has rocked continents and shaped global politics. The mass migration of people has dominated headlines and had far-reaching consequences on the Brexit vote and the election of Donald Trump. As record numbers of people have been displaced by conflict, harrowing stories have emerged of families divided and abuse at the…

  • 28 Jul 2017

    Author Kamila Shamsie talks about her new book, Refugee Tales.

  • 21 Feb 2017

    The refugee crisis is a modern problem of biblical proportions, with the UN estimating that more than 65m people are displaced by war or persecution. In his latest attempt to document this desperate human struggle, contemporary artist Richard Mosse has turned to a powerful military grade camera that detects body heat from over 30km away.

  • 15 Feb 2017

    From the epic trials of Thor to the halls of Valhalla, it seems Norse mythology has more than a few parallels with the uncertainty of today’s hyper-anxious world. A fact that hasn’t escaped the author Neil Gaiman.

  • 2 Jan 2017

    Photographer Issa Touma watched and filmed from a window as young, armed men dragged sandbags to block the end of the narrow road alongside his Aleppo apartment. It was August 2012 and the beginning of the uprising that turned into a bloody civil war. Now his footage, compiled under the title “9 Days from my…

  • 7 Mar 2016

    New figures show the scale of the migration surge facing the European Union, with asylum seeker numbers reaching a record high.

  • 3 Feb 2016

    Women and children now outnumber men among people trying to get into Europe, according to a charity. Fact or fiction?

  • 22 Sep 2015

    How many asylum seekers coming to Europe are really fleeing from the Syrian civil war?

  • 24 Aug 2015

    As the German and French leaders meet tonight, thousands of refugees and a handful of migrants are travelling through Greece, Macedonia and Serbia hoping to make it to northern Europe.  Lindsey Hilsum, has been on a train with some of the refugees.

  • 24 Aug 2015

    Channel 4 News travels to the eastern borders of the EU where our International Editor, Lindsey Hilsum, has been on the train with people – mostly Syrians – desperate to make a new life in Europe.