Invisible: the silenced voices of undocumented south asian refugees

by Nuha Fariha “If they do decide to take me in [to custody] and send me back, they might as well just send my dead body back, because it’s about the same thing.” That is what refugee Jahed Ahmed told The Nation from his cell at an El Paso Detention Center. The 27-year-old is one of the 159 Bengali refugees who have fled political crisis … Continue reading Invisible: the silenced voices of undocumented south asian refugees

No Se Puede Mirar

Photography of agony and the western gaze By Kira Roybal On September 2nd of this year, images of Alan Kurdi, the young boy whose body was found washed up on the shore of Bodrum in Turkey, began to circulate. Journalists from across the news media, as well as politicians and human rights group leaders, tweeted and retweeted the photograph, captured by Doğan News Agency’s Nilufer … Continue reading No Se Puede Mirar