The photos of refugees shown by mainstream media tend to follow a similar pattern, often depicting refugees in desperate and helpless situations. With photos and stories uploaded by refugees themselves, the digital platform Reframe Refugees helps the world realise that refugees are people with the same dreams and ambitions as everybody else. The jury stated: ‘This idea certainly deserves to be admitted to the accelerator phase because it offers a way out of a general pitfall in communicating about refugees. We need to have counterintuitive representations of refugees, and who better to provide them than a refugee?’

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