IRC in the News
Arabs have concluded that if the U.S. is quitting, they had better start fighting their own corners.
Children have witnessed massacres, mothers seen their sons killed, families watched their homes looted and burned. But there is one act of violence that refugees from the Syrian crisis will not discuss.
Up to 20 refugees walk into the Centre for Victims of Torture in Amman, Jordan, each day. Most are new arrivals from Syria, seeking help to deal with the trauma they have experienced.
Throngs of young Manhattan professionals gathered this Wednesday for an evening of fresh food and inventive cocktails in support of the International Rescue Committee’s annual summer soirée at the lush David Burke Garden of the swanky James Hotel.
Tensions have arisen in South Sudan over access to the area’s scant basic services and land, and are particularly acute between new returnees and those who have been back home a little longer, or those who never left.
Syria's raging civil war has seen neighbors flooded with refugees. Egypt has become the latest regional country to take steps to limit refugee access.