Posts Tagged ‘refugee’

Greek Locals, Migrants Clash at Hotel Rented by UN for ‘Refugee Children’

Tensions reportedly boiled over in a Greek town where nearly 40 ‘unaccompanied minors’ were quietly moved into a hotel by the United Nations – to the dismay of local residents. In an operation reportedly overseen by Greek NGO METAdrati and the U.N. International Organization for Migration (IOM), 39 ‘refugee children’ were brought to the mainland […]

Palestinian refugee receives Spanish citizenship after discovering Jewish Sephardic roots

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David Miliband: It’s time the EU restarts and scales up refugee resettlement after COVID-19 ǀ View

With news headlines fixated on COVID-19’s impact on tourism and the inconvenience of quarantine rules on holidaymakers, it is easy to lose sight of the humanitarian impacts of the restrictions to international travel. But after months of standstill, the resumption of flights is potentially life-saving news for the more than 10,000 refugees whose resettlement to […]

Palestinian refugee agency warns of instability amid financial crisis

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Sicily’s governor issues decree ordering refugee camps to be closed

The governor of Sicily has issued a decree ordering the clearing of all refugee camps. Nello Musumeci said the order affects migrants in every reception centre in Sicily, adding that the Italian federal government has shown ‘absolute indifference, silence and omission’ on the matter. Watch Giorgia Orlandi’s report in the media player above. Hits: 0

France: African Refugee Admits to Setting Fire to Nantes Cathedral

Blacks are trying to burn down Western civilization. Daily Mail: A Rwandan refugee could face up to 10 years in prison after admitting setting fire to Nantes cathedral.   The 39-year-old man, who has solely been identified by his first name Emmanuel, worked as a volunteer security guard at the 15th-century Cathedral of Saint Peter and […]

Alleged North Korea “refugee” rams car into gates of US Embassy in Seoul

Russia Today reported Thursday, June 7, that an as yet unidentified driver drove a car into the gates of the US Embassy in Seoul, South Korea, screaming “help me!”, in an action that may have been an attempt to gain asylum in the US. The report, also run by London’s Mirror, is […]

‘How do you expect the young to forget?’: a visit to Shatila refugee camp

The heels of my shoes hit the dirty alleyways of the camp and I am instantly confronted with the harsh smell of filth. There is the awareness that the stench of death once filled these parts. This is Shatila refugee camp. To most of the outside world, a reminder of a massacre that once happened. […]

ISIS-linked militants show up in Syrian refugee camp under US control – Lavrov

“We have plenty of reports about strange things happening in the Al-Tanf area,” Sergey Lavrov said on Monday. “This area has no particular military value in terms of fighting terrorism. And in practical terms, we see a rise of presence in the region of militant groups, including those we believe to be connected with Islamic […]

An open letter from a Palestinian refugee to an ex-Irgun terrorist on the 70th year of the Nakba

This open letter from Salman Abu Sitta to Uri Avnery is the latest in an exchange that began in 2014. Mondoweiss published their earlier correspondence here.  Uri Avnery is a co-founder of the Israeli “peace bloc” Gush Shalom, a former Knesset member and a journalist. In his youth, he was a member of the paramilitary group […]

Sweden: Refugee from Syria with criminal history rapes 12 year old girl – receives 6 month sentence

     An unaccompanied refugee “child” has been sentenced to 6 months of youth detention for raping a 12-year-old girl in Sweden. In a police interview, the Syrian said that he did not know it was illegal to have sex with a child. The teen has also been convicted of other serious crimes, but will not […]

Osama Bin Laden’s Bodyguard Lives on $2,200 per month “Refugee” Benefits in Germany

Osama Bin Laden’s Tunisian former bodyguard and his family live in Germany as “refugees” taking home welfare benefits in excess of €1,800 ($2,200) every month since 1997—and cannot be deported back home because he faces arrest and imprisonment in his home country, it has emerged. According to German media reports, the bodyguard, named only as […]

Germany: Attempt to Outlaw Polygamy among Refugee-Invaders

The Bavarian Prime Minister Markus Söder has announced an attempt to get that country’s national parliament to outlaw polygamy in Germany among the fake “refugee” population—even that it is already illegal for German citizens. According to a report in the Stuttgarter Nachrichten newspaper, Söder said that a special law was need to deal with the […]

Netanyahu cancels watershed refugee deal with UN following rightwing criticism

Hours after announcing a watershed deal with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to relocate African asylum seekers in Israel to Western Europe and Canada, Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reneged, saying he is “suspending implementation of the agreement,” throwing the fate of tens of thousands into uncertainty. Making his statement directly to […]

“Economic & Refugee Crisis Tourism,” News Duds, Virtual Reality Bites – Boiler Room – EP #153

Tune in to the Alternate Current Radio Network (ACR) for another LIVE broadcast of ‘The Boiler Room’ tonight 6:00 PM PST | 8:00 PM CST | 9:00 PM EST for this special broadcast. Join us for uncensored, uninterruptible talk radio, custom-made for bar fly philosophers, misguided moralists, masochists, street corner evangelists, media-maniacs, savants, political animals […]

UNRWA mobilises efforts to maintain refugee services

UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) is mobilising efforts to raise funds needed to maintain its services offered to Palestine refugees. Adnan abu-Hasna, spokesman of the UNRWA, said on Saturday that the international organisation is preparing to hold an international conference in Rome next Thursday to discuss its crisis. Due to the […]

Syrian refugee children in Jordan struggling to meet most basic needs: UNICEF

nsnbc : Eighty five per cent of Syrian refugee children in Jordan are living below the poverty line. A staggering 94 per cent of those […]

German Taxpayer Finances Sharia Loving Refugee Who Has Two Wives and Six Children

A documentary about a Syrian family on Germany’s Spiegel TV has caused controversy in the country. The 32-year-old Ahmad A. lives with his two wives and six children in the district of Pinneberg. His second wife was only thirteen years old when Ahmad married her in Syria. While polygamy is banned in Germany, Ahmad was […]

Undercover Israeli Journalist Travels to Germany as Syrian Refugee to ‘Join’ Islamists

Prominent Israeli journalist Zvi Jecheskeli, who went undercover as a devout Muslim, has revealed how easy it may be for Islamists to pass through Germany’s borders and become a “Syrian refugee.” Jecheskeli spent several years risking his life to film a documentary on the role and influence of the Muslim Brotherhood in the streets of […]

Int’l charities warn US against Palestinian refugee funding cuts

Leaders of 21 international humanitarian groups have urged the US to reconsider its decision to withhold $65 million from UN aid agency for Palestinian refugees. The 21 international organisations warned of “dire consequences” due to unjustified funding cuts. Meanwhile, they said they were alarmed by the Trump administration’s link between aid and political objectives. Like […]

‘Black Jesus’: Virgin Mary cradles refugee in Italian artwork (VIDEO)

In the original work, completed by Michelangelo at the end of the 15th Century, the Virgin Mary holds the body of Jesus in her arms, following his crucifixion by the Romans. This replica, by artist Fabio Viale, shows Mary not with Christ in her lap, but Nigerian refugee ‘Lucky Hei’ in his place. “Lucky Hei […]

This Group Makes Sure That Every Refugee Child They Meet Laughs

Next Story War produces many casualties and in the chaos of it all, children are abandoned, murdered, wounded, and abused. They’re often lumped into war with no real understanding of why it’s happening, a question we often ask ourselves when different nations and races meet with brutality and the intent to destroy. The victims of […]

Sweden: Lying ‘Child Refugee’ Goes on Vacation to the Middle East After Receiving Residence Permit

Amir Nabizadeh came to Sweden as a so-called “child refugee”. He later claimed to be 18 years-old at the moment he received his residence permit, but things have changed a little. In October, data was published that strongly indicated that the Afghan refugee is actually 23-years-old. Swedish media say politician Hanif Bali revealed via a blog and […]

Sweden: Lying ‘Child Refugee’ Goes on Vacation to the Middle East After Receiving Residence Permit

Amir Nabizadeh came to Sweden as a so-called “child refugee”. He later claimed to be 18 years-old at the moment he received his residence permit, but things have changed a little. In October, data was published that strongly indicated that the Afghan refugee is actually 23-years-old. Swedish media say politician Hanif Bali revealed via a blog and […]

Netanyahu: UN Palestinian refugee agency ‘must disappear’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told his cabinet meeting on Sunday the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) “must disappear.” According to the Jerusalem Post, Netanyahu made the remarks at the start of the weekly gathering, addressing recent reports that the US intends to stop funding the agency. “I […]

Tony Blair is back offering opinions no one asked for and deflecting from his warmongering that led to the refugee crisis

     Britain’s never-truly-gone former Prime Minister Tony Blair has had a busy new year period, filling the void by offering opinions no one wants. Brexit, immigration, ignoring democracy – he’s got a lot to say. With most politicians up to god knows what in the holiday period (we’ll probably find out in the tabloids soon […]

German study: Rise in violent crime due to migrants but not refugee’s, and higher incidence in reporting

     The massive inflow of refugees into Germany has significantly contributed to the recent rise of violent crimes, a new study says. It adds that effective integration and more aid are needed to tackle the issue. Germany has been recording a decrease in violent offenses for more than seven years before the refugee crisis, with […]

German broadcaster under fire over coverage of stabbing of teen girl with refugee as suspect

The stabbing was an apparent crime of passion. A refugee from Afghanistan is suspected of killing his German ex-girlfriend after a bad breakup. The crime happened two weeks after the girl’s family complained to the police about the Afghan, who, they said, threatened and harassed her online and on the phone after she ended the […]

Crowded West Bank refugee camp is the most tear-gassed place in the world — Berkeley Law School study

UC Berkeley School of Law on Thursday released a study that named Aida refugee camp in the occupied West Bank the most tear gassed community in the world. For anyone who has spent time in Aida, the findings are not so surprising. While refugee camps across the occupied West Bank are inundated with Israeli raids […]

Refugee crisis is a time bomb and the EU helped to create it says Russian ambassador to the EU

     According to Russia Today (RT), [Russia’s] ambassador to the European Union said that the migrant crisis is a ‘time bomb’, that will destroy the continent’s high living standards. Vladimir Chizhov said to RIA Novosti: “The migration crisis is a time bomb for the European Union and its fuse is quite short…The European Union itself […]

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