Sarah and Yusra Mardini are Syrian refugees whose compelling stories are depicted in the 2022 Netflix film The Swimmers. Competitive swimmers as they grew up in Damascus, the two sisters fled Syria’s civil war in 2015. During a perilous crossing to Lesbos, Greece, their dinghy began sinking in the Aegean Sea. They lept into the water […]
WRMC’s Lloyd Axworthy and Allan Rock write in The Globe and Mail that Canada must stop its arbitrary imprisonment of vulnerable migrants and refugee claimants.
Canada can longer assume that if it sends asylum seekers back to the United States, the will be safe, writes WRMC Chair Lloyd Axworthy and Special Advisor Allan Rock.
Despite attempts by China to broker an agreement between Bangladesh and Myanmar for repatriation, the situation has only worsened for Rohingya refugees.
Major events in Mexico City showcase recommendations of the North and Central American Task Force on Migration and outline opportunities for regional cooperation On May 19, members of the North and Central American Task Force on Migration met with Mexican, Canadian and American officials as well as ambassadors from across the region to discuss concrete […]