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Morgan Meaker

Germany's housing crisis fuels black market for refugees

Oct 22 2018

MUNICH (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Firas swapped civil war in Syria for a chaotic refugee camp in Germany. Now he wants a home.

Not just housewives and whores: Roma women fight prejudice with art

Apr 04 2018

BERLIN (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Hungarian actress Franciska Farkas revealed that she was Roma four years ago, there was "of course" a negative reaction, she said, but she also received letters from girls belonging to the persecuted minority declaring her their new idol.

LGBT asylum seekers face 'intimate questions', prejudice in Germany

Jul 31 2017

FRANKFURT (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - After Khadar arrived in Germany from Somalia in December 2014, he waited nearly two years for his asylum interview - the appointment that would decide if he could stay in the country.

Forced evictions leave Roma children vulnerable in France, say campaigners

Sep 20 2016

PARIS (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Baby Lea softly squirms on an old yellowing mattress outside the town hall in Montreuil - a suburb in eastern Paris.

Without help, families face lonely search for Europe's missing refugee children

Jun 12 2016

ATHENS (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - After losing its way in the dark waters of the Aegean between Turkey and the Greek island of Lesbos, the small wooden boat carrying Ghulam Haidar, his young family and nearly 50 other passengers was hit by strong winds and waves.

Musicians in Kosovo fight anti-Roma prejudice stirred up by war

Mar 07 2016

PRISTINA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As a child, Kafu had no idea he was Roma. Growing up in Gjakova, western Kosovo, he was called "gypsy" everywhere he went.

Bosnia activists hope EU bid will help end anti-gay violence, discrimination

Dec 01 2015

SARAJEVO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Ivan has not told his parents, or many friends, that he's gay.

FEATURE-Bosnia activists hope EU bid will help end anti-gay violence, discrimination

Dec 01 2015

SARAJEVO, Dec 1 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Ivan has not told his parents, or many friends, that he's gay.

World News

Suu Kyi in court as genocide case set out against Myanmar

Mass rapes, the burning alive of Muslim Rohingya families in their homes and the killing with knives of dozens of children were described by Gambia's legal team as it set out its genocide case against Myanmar at the U.N.'s highest court on Tuesday.