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On World Refugee Day: Portraits of Resettlement and Unsettlement from Nepal

By Gloriana Sojo with contributions from Megha Rimal and Deepan Acahrya The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) designated June 20 World Refugee Day: the day the world celebrates ‘the strength, courage, and resilience of millions of refugees’. Much of what we know and see of refugees concerns their initial displacement in the midst […]

Stuck: Time is running out for non-refugee spouses of Bhutanese refugees

by Gloriana Sojo Sita was not forced to seek asylum in the corner of Nepal. She was not persecuted in Bhutan, and she was not born in the Beldangi refugee camp. Sita went to Beldangi by choice. She married into it. And now, she’s stuck. Originally from India, Sita met a Bhutanese refugee in the northern […]

Blame Game: Migrant Workers and the 2022 World Cup

The latest update in the controversy leading up to Qatar’s 2022 World Cup comes from reports that workers are now participating in a “Workers Cup,” which began this week.  In the tournament, put on jointly by the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy and the Qatar Stars League, 24 teams of laborers employed by World […]