Ai Weiwei directs film on migrant crisis
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…
Kamila Shamsie: ‘Migrant detention centres causing immense trauma’
Author Kamila Shamsie talks about her new book, Refugee Tales.
Richard Mosse on the refugee crisis
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.
Neil Gaiman interview
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.
Aleppo film wins European short film of the year
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…
FactCheck: how the migration surge is speeding up
New figures show the scale of the migration surge facing the European Union, with asylum seeker numbers reaching a record high.
FactCheck: are most migrants and refugees women and children?
Women and children now outnumber men among people trying to get into Europe, according to a charity. Fact or fiction?
FactCheck: does only one in five migrants come from Syria?
How many asylum seekers coming to Europe are really fleeing from the Syrian civil war?
Thousands of refugees travel towards EU
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.
Macedonia to Serbia: along the way to the EU
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.