The Most Iconic Photographs From National Geographic's 125-Year History  Perhaps the most iconic National Geographic photo, Steve McCurry snapped this picture of an Afghan girl in a Pakistan refugee camp in 1984. It almost went unnoticed, until one editor rescued it from a pile and stuck it on the June 1985 Cover

The Most Iconic Photographs From National Geographic's 125-Year History

Her Eyes! Steve McCurry's iconic photograph of a young Afghan girl in a Pakistan refugee camp appeared on the cover of National Geographic magazine's June 1985 issue and became the most famous cover image in the magazine's history

The Asylum Seeker debate is raging in Australia right now. I'm ashamed at the way this country treats refugees and asylum seekers.

The Asylum Seeker debate is raging in Australia right now. Ashamed at the way this country treats refugees and asylum seekers.

Refugees and asylum seekers: Time To Flee activity - Get pupils to reflect and answer questions about how they would feel if they were a refugee.

Refugees and asylum seekers: Time To Flee activity - Get pupils to reflect and answer questions about how they would feel if they were a refugee. Good tuning in activity

Sometimes people running for their lives are able to get out with expensive things. What would you expect them to take with them?

The vicious ignorance of the immigrant descendants in this country of immigrants never surprises me, unfortunately.

In Syria, sleeping between his parents. Assad needs to be tried as a genocidaire for doing this to his own people. As of 5.11.16, the stats are:  4.8 million Syrians are refugees, and 6.5 million are displaced within Syria; half of those affected are children. (WorldVision) The kids are recruited into fighting, sexually exploited, or used as human shields.

In Syria, Sleeping between his parents.

Staged photo: Orphaned Syrian Boy Sleeping Between His Parents’ Graves. As this image went viral people assumed it showed a child whose family had been killed during the conflict in Syria. Assume nothing and question everything.

A woman who has just crossed the border from Serbia into Hungary carries her child along a railway line that links the two countries

Migrants, refugees and asylum seekers: what's the difference?

A woman who has just crossed the border from Serbia into Hungary carries her child along a railway line that links the two countries

This is why the Syrian refugees cannot simply "go back to where they came from."

The Syrian Refugee Crisis Is a Result of the USA's Foreign Policy. The devastation seen in this image was caused by America under W. Conservatives are screaming because Obama says he'll take in refugees. Meanwhile, Germany will take refugees.

War in Syria  This isn’t just “War in Syria”. This is the mass exodus of people from Yarmouk, a Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus that has been under siege by the Assad government and military since 2013. Yarmouk, where ISIS is now trying to make theirs. That is the victim of barrel bombs launched by a brutal regime. Fuck you and your war porn. Taking a picture of thousands of people fleeing their homes and haphazardly describing it as “war in Syria”

This is the mass exodus of people from Yarmouk (Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus that has been under siege by the Assad Government since Yarmouk, where ISIS is now trying to make theirs; that is the victim of barrel bombs launched by a brutal regime

A Iraqi girl in an orphanage - missing her mother so she drew her and fell asleep inside her.

Image by an Iraqi artist taken in an orphanage. This little girl has never seen her mother, so she drew a mom on the ground and fell asleep with her. Such a sad picture. I can only imagine the heartbreak children like this feel.

Refugees arrive by a Turkish boat near the village of Skala, on the Greek island of Lesbos (The New York Times/Sergey Ponomarev - November 16, 2015).

These photos of the refugee crisis just won a Pulitzer Prize

World Press Photo 2016 winners - General news, first prize, stories - Sergey Ponomarev Reporting Europe’s refugee crisis: refugees arrive by boat near the village of Skala on Lesbos, Greece Photograph: Sergey Ponomarev/World Press Photo 2016

Paddington, Bristol; We all came from another country whether you're hispanic, european, african, asian, etc. We are all immigrants even if it was your ancestors, great grandparents, grandparents, parents or yourself.

We are all immigrants even if it was your ancestors, great grandparents, grandparents, parents or yourself.

Open hearts build a world worth living in. If the current refugee crisis disturbs you & you want to contribute, there are many, many worthy organizations that will happily accept your donations. I've linked to MSF as they have been pulling people from the water for years & they are up & running in this particular crisis. Feel free to add links in the comments to other organizations helping refugees. Please help. Let's be part of building a better world…

When you have more than you need, build a longer table not a higher fence. - A good quote to help motivate community/hospitality.

The Refugee Highway – Refugee Infographic | Communicating.Across.Boundaries

The Refugee Highway – Refugee Infographic – communicating across the boundaries of faith

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