More than a thousand refugees have died trying to reach Christmas Island. But faced with unbearable conditions at home, they keep coming. This brave reporter took the boat ride and documented their journey. Touching and brave journalism.
Tucked away in bus stops, on trains and at pedestrian crossings across UK cities and towns, Bern O’Donoghue’s paper boat art project is challenging the use of derogatory language and misinformation about refugees, migrants and immigrants
The Impossible Refugee Boat Lift to Christmas Island
A Vietnamese woman uses a blanket to shelter herself and her child from the hot sun aboard a refugee boat in Nov. 1977. They are among 50 refugees aboard a 30-foot fishing boat in the Gulf of Siam looking for freedom in Thailand. (AP Photo/Eddie Adams)