Posts Tagged ‘refugee’

A new model of refugee housing is needed for better integration

As York prepares to welcome Afghan refugees, housing is becoming a critical issue. It is not that York lacks rental housing, but rather that it lacks affordable housing, a particular problem for people who will likely have left their country with nothing. This article seeks to offer an alternative solution and to investigate ways and […]

Libyan Refugee Crisis Highlighted Crime Problems

Illegal migration has turned into a lucrative business a long time ago as hundreds of thousand Africans and Asians stream into Europe. For criminal networks, law enforcement agencies and even international terrorist groups it has become a bonanza to capitalize on. Shortly before his tragic death, Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was warning the EU that […]

Biden Administration has Plans of Turning US Military Bases into Refugee Camps for 50,000 Afghans – Big League Politics

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Fauci Silent as Measles Reportedly Breaks Out at Afghan Refugee Camp

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), has been silent as a measles case reportedly broke out at Fort McCoy where thousands of Afghans are living as part of President Joe Biden’s massive resettlement operation. On Wednesday, Fox News’s Jennifer Griffin and Adam Shaw reported that a “senior U.S. […]

Experts Warn ISIS-K Planning to Exploit “Refugee” Wave to Send Terrorists to the West

Experts are warning that ISIS-K is preparing to exploit the refugee wave created by the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan to infiltrate terrorists into the west in a repeat of what happened following the previous migrant surge in 2015. While authorities are attempting to vet the thousands of Afghans entering western countries by holding them in […]

The Martinez Perspective (Aug. 25, 2021): Vaccine Mandates; Afghan Refugee Push Intensifies

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Refugee : The label no one wants 

Most people in the world have had the experience of leaving the place where they were born and grew up. Usually they will only move as far as the next big city or to a neighbouring state But for some people, they will need to leave their country entirely – sometimes for a short time, […]

Report Warns 2021 Afghan Refugee Crisis Could Make 2015 Look Like a “Walk in the Park”

Despite Europe heavily fortifying its borders since the 2015 crisis, a top diplomat warns that “not even tanks” can stop a potentially large wave of Afghan refugees heading to the continent. Even before the Taliban took control of Afghanistan, up to 30,000 people were fleeing the country every single week. Humanitarian development worker Sybille Schnehage […]

PJW Live: Europe Facing Another Refugee Crisis

The British government has claimed that it intends to send private security contractors to knock on the doors of anyone returning from holidays to make sure they are quarantining upon their return, as required by law. Home Secretary Priti Patel announced Wednesday that those returning from destinations that have not been added to the government’s ‘green […]

Floods Hit Rohingya Refugee Camps In Southern Bangladesh, Forcing Thousands To Flee

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Days of heavy rainfall have pelted Rohingya refugee camps in southern Bangladesh, destroying dwellings and sending thousands of people to live with extended family or in communal shelters. Just in the 24 hours to Wednesday alone, more than 30 centimeters (11.8 inches) of rain fell on the camps in Cox’s Bazar […]

How racist abuse halted a Syrian refugee’s run for seat in the Bundestag

Tareq Alaows’ candidacy for the Bundestag was meant to be historic. He was hoping to be the first Syrian refugee elected to Germany’s parliament. Instead, a torrent of racist abuse and threats forced him to end his campaign after less than two months. His experience has led to demands for stronger protections for minority candidates […]

Miss Swiss 2016 finalist dates Arab Refugee for a while, Breaks up, Ends up with Acid Attacked Face

    A migrant from Afghanistan has confessed to a brutal acid attack upon a young woman in a parking garage in Switzerland, according to reports. The incident unfolded in mid-February at the victim’s residence in Neuchâtel, as we reported at the time. The 24-year-old Swiss woman, a former model and Miss Suisse Francophone 2016 […]

Israeli soldiers raid children’s center in Jenin refugee camp and destroy books, toys, plumbing

This op-ed appeared today in Al Jazeera. We are republishing it with permission, but also to add many photographs of the shocking raid on the Al-Tafawk Children’s Centre in Jenin, six weeks ago, provided by the Centre. For the past three years, the Brighton Trust, the charity of which I am a trustee, together with […]

World Refugee Day: How Europe can work with refugees to emerge from the pandemic

The pandemic has not made an easy year for anyone, least of all for refugees. Many who rely on help from the community with accessing services have been faced with virus-fighting policies that favour isolation. “Even before the pandemic it was not easy to understand the medical system or the bank,” said Dr Haytham al-Hamwi, […]

4,000 suspected fraud cases in Iraq refugee programme, US believes

US authorities pursuing a sweeping fraud investigation suspect some 4,000 Iraqis of filing fraudulent applications for resettlement in the United States as refugees, and they are re-examining cases involving more than 104,000 others, according to State Department reports reviewed by Reuters. More than 500 Iraqis already admitted as refugees have been implicated in the alleged […]

The Refugee Union Behind Barbed Wire

After being placed in the Penally barracks, refugees organised a union to fight inhumane conditions. Their campaign forced the government to commit to closing the camp and inspired others to take up the struggle. Priti Patel’s refugee camp experiment is finally crumbling. In March, Penally Camp in Pembrokeshire — where hundreds of asylum seekers have been […]

SIX children & 2 women killed in Israeli airstrike on crowded Gaza refugee camp – reports

An IDF air raid on a densely populated refugee camp in Gaza has killed at least eight people, the majority of them children, according to multiple reports, as Israeli warplanes continue to hammer the blockaded Palestinian enclave. The IDF dropped at least three bombs on a three-storey home in the al-Shati refugee camp early on […]

Biden news – live: President quadruples refugee cap as adviser suggests he ‘wears mask outside out of habit’

Joe Biden enters House chamber for joint session of Congress Joe Biden has quadrupled the US’ refugee cap after facing a bipartisan backlash for being slow to increase the low number set by the Trump administration. The president formally confirmed the decision to raise the bar from 15,000 to 62,500 refugee admissions per year, three […]

Denmark should not put fear and insecurity into the hearts of Syrian refugee children | View

“I was at school when my best friend died next to me,” 14-year-old Amina told us, recounting her childhood in Syria, “Everyone had to get under their tables, everyone was stressed and crying. Children were dying. We didn’t know what to do,” she added from the Netherlands, where she now lives. Syria was no place […]

The Eruption of the Refugee Crisis and the Global Push for Vaccine Passports

SAINT VINCENT, GRENADINE ISLANDS — The controversy erupted on Twitter even as the 32,000-foot-high plume of smoke from Saint Vincent’s La Soufrière volcano was still rising in the sky. The firestorm on American social media platforms over reports that only those vaccinated against COVID-19 would be allowed to evacuate the eastern Caribbean island sheds light […]

Israeli Envoy to UN Slams US Decision to Resume Aid to UNRWA Refugee Agency Dedicated to Palestinians

Palestinians pass by the gate of an UNRWA-run school in Nablus in the West Bank, August 13, 2018. Photo: Reuters/Abed Omar Qusini. Israel’s envoy to the UN on Wednesday reacted angrily to the US State Department’s announcement that it was restoring aid to the Palestinians — including a $150 million sum for a UN agency […]

Facebook Scrubs Page Showing Supermarket Shooter Was Anti-Trump, Pro-Refugee Activist

The Japanese foreign minister has announced a plan to “transform Japan into a diversified multiethnic society” by encouraging mass immigration and giving foreign residents the right to vote. Toshimitsu Motegi is a politician for the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and has served as the country’s Minister for Foreign Affairs since September 2019. During a Q […]

Fire At Rohingya Refugee Camp Destroys Hundreds Of Shelters

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — A devastating fire raced through a sprawling Rohingya refugee camp in southern Bangladesh on Monday, destroying hundreds of shelters and leaving thousands homeless, officials and witnesses said. The fire at Balukhali camp in Cox’s Bazar district broke out in the late afternoon and spread quickly through at least four blocks, […]

UNDP praises Iran for refugee support

TEHRAN – Iran has always been praised by the world for being committed to global policies in providing financial assistance and support to vulnerable groups and refugees, Claudio Providas, United Nations Development Program representative to Iran said. He made the remarks in a meeting with the head of the Welfare Organization, Vahid Qobadi-Dana, in Tehran […]

Refugee Shabbat – a Project of HIAS

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Iran’s only female Olympic medalist to compete as refugee in Tokyo

  Iranian female Olympic medal winner Kimia Alizadeh has been granted refugee status in Germany and aims to compete in the Olympic Refugee Team under a white flag in Tokyo this summer. Alizadeh, who won taekwondo bronze at the Rio 2016 Olympics, fled to Germany last year after several offers to compete for the Netherlands, […]

A Holocaust refugee’s son is one of the most powerful politicians in Congo

Like many powerful politicians in Africa, Moise Katumbi goes by multiple titles. He is widely seen as the leader of the opposition of his native Democratic Republic of Congo, and he’s the president of its TP Mazembe soccer team, which is one of Africa’s finest. Now Katumbi is also closer than he’s ever been to […]

Biden’s Revocation of Trump Order Leaves Refugee Resettlement Opponents with Few Options

President Joe Biden’s revocation of President Donald Trump’s Executive Order 13888 requiring state and local consultation prior to the resettlement of refugees in any community may be an indication his administration plans to ignore a key requirement of The Refugee Act of 1980. Federal courts currently seem unlikely to side with critics of the refugee […]

Biden Plan to Increase Refugees This Year Twists the Refugee Act of 1980

President Biden’s proposal to increase the FY 2021 refugee resettlement ceiling to 62,500, first reported by CNN on Friday, twists and contorts the Refugee Act of 1980, which authorizes the president to set the annual refugee resettlement ceiling for each fiscal year in a letter sent to Congress the month before the fiscal year begins. […]

Luxembourg minister tells her Jewish family’s refugee story to students

“It is not because you ran away that you are a poor person.” “Some of [the refugees] had normal lives: a job, a family. They didn’t want to run. They had to.” It was in these words that Luxembourg’s Integration Minister Corinne Cahen spoke to high school students from around the world, explaining to them the […]

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