Posts Tagged ‘refugees’

UK government urged to provide safer routes for refugees

Human rights groups and charities on Tuesday called on the British government to provide safer routes for refugees and migrants crossing the English Channel as the number of people making their way to the UK in 2021 trebled, Anadolu News Agency reports. Refugee charities have said that government policy towards migrants and refugees crossing the […]

Four Syrian refugees die from burning coal for heat in Lebanon

A Syrian mother and her three children died in their sleep after inhaling toxic fumes from burning coal to heat their room in a village in southern Lebanon, a rescue group said on Sunday. Youssef al-Dor, an official with Resala Health Ambulance Association, said the family used coal to warm their room on a cold […]

Indonesia Allows Rohingya Boat of Refugees to Dock, Amid Pressure From Rights Groups

The Indonesian government has allowed a stranded boat carrying 120 Rohingya refugees near Aceh province to dock, the authorities said on Wednesday, relenting under pressure from rights groups. The boat was first sighted in waters off the coast of Bireuen on Dec. 26. The boat was leaking and damaged, with dozens of Rohingya refugees onboard, […]

Christian Refugees Describe Fears in Leaving Afghanistan

Taliban in Herat, Afghanistan in 2001. (Bluuurgh, Creative Commons) NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – Christian relatives of a convert who fled to India from Afghanistan shortly before the Taliban seized power described days of terror before they were able to leave the country. The Christian refugee in India, 24-year-old Esin, has been granted a visa […]

Palestinian Refugees are Struggling to Survive amid Lebanon’s Deepening Crisis

December 23, 2021 – Katarzyna Rybarczyk is a Political Correspondent for Immigration Advice Service, an immigration law firm based in the UK but operating globally. Through her articles, she aims to raise awareness about security threats worldwide and the challenges facing communities living in low and middle-income countries. She contributed this article to The Palestine Chronicle. […]

S. Korea allocates $2.5m to support Afghan refugees in Iran

S. Korea allocates $2.5m to support Afghan refugees in Iran – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – The Republic of Korea has contributed USD 2.5 million to UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and UNICEF, the UN Children’s Agency, in support of programs to help Afghan refugees in the Islamic Republic of Iran. The Ambassador of the Republic of […]

UNHCR rep in Damascus: most refugees want to return home

Posted on November 17, 2021 by uprootedpalestinians Nov 17, 2021 [embedded content] At the joint Syrian-Russian conference on the return of refugees to the Syrian Arab Republic, 16 November 2021 Share this: Like this: Like Loading… Related Filed under: Syria, War on Syria | Tagged: Syrian refugees, UNHCR | Source

Rep. Rosendale: Bill Protects America From Unvetted Refugees

In the wake of the accelerated withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan in September, Rep. Matt Rosendale (R-Mont.) introduced the Secure America Act on Oct. 13 to stop Afghan refugees from being granted “parole status” into the United States with “zero vetting whatsoever.” In an interview with NTD’s “Capitol Report,” Rosendale said the Biden administration’s accelerated withdrawal […]

Iran expects Europe to act responsibly toward refugees: official

Iran expects Europe to act responsibly toward refugees: official – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN — The Director General of Foreign Affairs and Immigrants of the Iranian Interior Ministry has said Tehran expects the European countries and the international community in large, including the United Nations, to act responsibly in allocating the necessary fund and provide comprehensive support […]

Lavrov Warns Terrorists Disguised as ‘Refugees’ Are Trying to Infiltrate Neighboring Countries

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki was forced to admit Tuesday that the Biden administration is shipping planeloads of illegal immigrant children to New York City and elsewhere in the middle of the night after photos and footage was captured by The New York Post. The practice has been ongoing, with destinations not limited to […]

If All Refugees Lived In One Place, It Would Be The 17th Most Populous Country

Above Photo: Jaime de Guzman (Philippines), Metamorphosis II, 1970. On 5 October, the United Nations Human Rights Council passed a historic, non-legally binding resolution that ‘recognises the right to a safe, clean, healthy, and sustainable environment as a human right that is important for the enjoyment of human rights’. Such a right should force governments who sit […]

Heroes or Parasites: Europe’s Self-serving Politics on Refugees

Language is politics and politics is power. This is why the misuse of language is particularly disturbing, especially when the innocent and vulnerable pay the price. The wars in Syria, Libya, Afghanistan and other Middle Eastern, Asian and African countries in recent years have resulted in one of the greatest humanitarian catastrophes, arguably unseen since […]

Guess What Happened to This Hotel After it Allowed 150 Afghan Refugees to Stay

A powerful blast that ripped through an apartment block in Gothenburg was likely caused by an explosive device, raising the prospect of another gang-linked attack in multicultural Sweden. The explosion tore through the building in the Annedal district in central Gothenburg on Tuesday morning, starting a major fire. “The explosion rocked through the building just […]

Several Afghan Refugees Rape Female Soldier at Fort Bliss

Several Afghan refugees at Fort Bliss are being investigated by the FBI for the brutal rape of a female soldier. The news comes just days after two other Afghan refugees were arrested for child rape spouse abuse. NEW: The FBI confirms to @FoxNews they’ve launched an investigation into the alleged assault of a female U.S. […]

Afghan Refugees at Fort McCoy Arrested for Child Rape & Assaulting Woman

Two Afghan evacuees will face federal charges at Fort McCoy for attempting to rape a child and assaulting a woman. Bahrullah Noori, 20, is charged with attempting to rape a child. Mohammad Haroon Imaad, 32, is charged with assaulting his spouse by strangling and suffocating her. Thepostmillennial.com reports: Both men made initial appearances in Madison […]

Aid sent to help the cholera outbreak, refugees crisis and flood victims in Sudan and Ethiopia

Two humanitarian aid flights left Dubai in September to help the people of Sudan and Ethiopia, and Euronews were exclusively invited onboard to see the work being carried out. The first flight reached Addis Ababa carrying 85 metric tons of medicines, medical items, and cholera kits supplied by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to tackle […]

Pakistan Refuses to Accept Refugees from Afghanistan

Afghan Christians Face an Increasingly Complex and Dangerous Situation 09/21/2021 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that Pakistan is refusing to accept any new refugees fleeing Afghanistan following the country’s fall to the Taliban. For Afghanistan’s secretive and persecuted Christian community, Pakistan’s refusal to accept refugees complicates an already […]

Afghan Refugees Exacerbate Western Divisions and Create New Problems

One of the most severe and visible consequences of the crisis in Afghanistan has been the influx of Afghan refugees seeking to flee the country because of the chaos resulting from Western actions in the country. Refugees don’t have many choices. Air communication with the outside world has been severed, so the main wave of […]

Feds Identify Phoenix as Best City for Afghan Refugees

A federal agency has named Phoenix the ideal location for Afghan refugees to resettle. The U.S. government is assisting thousands of Afghans in finding new homes after they fled what’s now a Taliban-controlled country. Governors and mayors from New York to California expressed their desire to help these refugees. Gov. Doug Ducey and House Speaker […]

Germany contributes €2m to support refugees in Iran

Germany contributes €2m to support refugees in Iran – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Germany has contributed €2 million to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in support of vulnerable Afghan and Iraqi refugees in Iran. WFP will use the funds to provide both cash and food assistance to address the nutritional needs of 31,000 refugees […]

Ilhan Omar Pleads for U.S. to Take Afghan Refugees After 13 U.S. Servicemen Killed

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) begged the U.S. on Friday to take in Afghan refugees, detailing her plea in an op-ed published one day after suicide bombings killed 13 U.S. servicemen in Afghanistan. Dead bodies of Afghans are laid down on the ground at a hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Aug. 27, 2021, a day after […]

Albania: first arrivals of afghan refugees

The first group of refugees fleeing the Taliban after their takeover of Kabul have arrived in Albania in the early morning of Friday. 121 men, women and children were subject to the mandatory security and medical checks at Tirana’s airport before heading to their temporary residences set up at several hotels in the city of […]

The Calm before the Storm: the World Will Soon be Overwhelmed by Afghan Refugees

On August 16, 2021, the entire world was stunned by gruesome footage from Kabul. Locals, struggling to leave the country, run after a US Air Force plane, trying to get a hold of it to leave Afghanistan, overrun by the Islamist terrorist movement Taliban (banned in Russia). Washington’s failed policies are resulting in massive flows […]

Dutch Protest as Government Dumps 800 Afghan ‘Refugees’ in Small Village

    Residents of a village in the Netherlands staged a major protest against the arrival of hundreds of ‘refugees’ from Afghanistan, according to reports. The Dutch government is in the process of dumping 800 Afghans at a military camp in Harskamp, a small town with a population of approximately 3,500. Around 250 people, many […]

Airbnb Opens Up Housing For 20,000 Afghan Refugees Globally

Airbnb opened the doors of its properties to 20,000 Afghan refugees globally Tuesday and sought assistance from hosts who rent property through the home-sharing company for more free housing for those fleeing the crisis. “The displacement and resettlement of Afghan refugees in the U.S. and elsewhere is one of the biggest humanitarian crises of our […]

Reluctant Acceptance: Responding to Afghanistan’s Refugees

Do not for a minute think that this is a kind, heart-felt thing in the aftermath of Kabul’s fall. True, a number of Afghans will find their way to Germany, to Canada, to the UK, US and a much smaller number to Australia.  But this will be part of the curtain act that, in time, […]

Afghan Refugees To Be Clothed In Discarded ‘Evangelicals For Biden’ Shirts

KABUL—In the midst of the tragic humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, many Americans are stepping up to help provide for the basic needs of people still stuck in the country by sending food, water, and discarded Evangelicals for Biden t-shirts.  “We have an entire warehouse of these things and nobody wants to wear them anymore for […]

Diplomat: “Not Even Tanks” Can Stop Large Wave of Afghan Refugees Heading to Europe

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 […]

Palestinian Refugees in International Law

Subscribe: Overcast / Apple / Google / Spotify / Stitcher / TuneIn / Deezer Pitasanna Shanmugathas recently graduated with a Master of Global Affairs degree from the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy. Earlier this year he spoke with Dr. Lex Takkenberg and Francesca Albanese, authors of the book “Palestinian […]

Afghan Refugees Press Bill for Twenty Years of Armed Aggression

The seizure of power in Afghanistan by the Taliban (a movement banned in the Russian Federation) threatens severe retribution in the form of a huge wave of refugees due to the armed aggression that was launched against the country in 2001. Not only for the Western countries but also for the bordering countries, which are […]

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