refugee

North Korean refugee visits Queen’s University

After facing hunger, imprisonment, fear and separation from her family during a three-month journey from North Korea to South Korea, Ellie Cha is now one of the 175 North Korean refugees living in Canada. On Oct. 21, she came to Queen’s University to speak about her experience.Continue...

Queen’s to help students and researchers affected by U.S. visa ban

Two weeks after a promise was made by Principal Daniel Woolf, Queen’s has released its list of tangible actions taken in response to the United States Executive Order signed on Jan. 27, barring citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from the United States.Continue...

North Korean defector tells her story at Queen's

Audrey Park was 10 years old when she escaped on foot from North Korea.Continue...

A long way from home

Yaman Alankar’s childhood home may no longer exist.

Tucked into the Syrian suburb of Zamalka, on a Friday morning the house would fill with the smell of cooking fūl, a bean breakfast dish...Continue...

Syrian refugee gets fresh start in Kingston

After three years of traveling from Syria to Lebanon to Jordan, Peter — a refugee escaping from the Syrian Civil War — finally arrived in Kingston on Boxing Day.Continue...