Refugee movements

"The term 'refugee' shall apply to any person who…owing to well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group or political opinion, is outside the country of his nationality [or] former habitual residence [and] as a result is unable or, owing to such fear, is unwilling to return to it."

- Definition of refugee, 1951 UN Refugee Convention (amended 1967).


Historical refugees

Contemporary refugees

"Climate refugees"


Devex (Kelli Rogers) on the term 'refugee' versus the term 'migrant'


2017 Documentary "Human Flow" (trailer)