Posts Tagged ‘refugees’

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 […]

Biden Authorizes $500 Million For Afghan Refugees While Macron Worries About Up To 3 Million Flooding Europe

Joe Biden has authorized a further $500 million dollars to relocate Afghan refugees, while French President Emmanuel Macron is concerned about up to 3 million of them arriving in Europe. After the Taliban completed its takeover of Afghanistan, concerns about millions of displaced people flooding the west as happened during the civil war in Syria […]

Report outlines ‘crucial’ need for Biden administration to aid climate refugees

Central American migrants—mostly Hondurans—in a caravan heading to the United States descend from a truck on arrival at a temporary shelter in Irapuato, Guanajuato state, Mexico on November 11, 2018. (Photo: Alfredo Estrella/AFP via Getty Images) A leading refugee advocacy organization on Monday published a report outlining ways in which the Biden administration can help people […]

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, […]

UNHCR hails success of former refugees in Eurovision Song Contest 2021

Dedicated fans of the Eurovision Song Contest may not have been aware that among those taking part this year were three former refugees. The UNHCR announced that the former refugees were participating in the annual international event to give inspiration to other people in a similar situation. Two of them took part in the final […]

Jewish Refugees

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The Australian Savior of Thousands of Pontian Greek Refugees

The statue of George Treloar next to Pontian girl Lemona at Ballarat. Credit: https://monumentaustralia.org.au/ Australian military officer George Treloar saved thousands of Pontian Greek refugees who were forced to flee their ancestral homes in Turkey in the 1920s. In 2019 Greek Australians raised money to create a statue of Treloar, the savior of Pontus Hellenism. Seated […]

Refugees arriving in US unlikely to exceed cap set by Trump

President Joe Biden under political pressure, agreed to admit four times as many refugees this budget year as his predecessor did, but resettlement agencies concede the number actually allowed into the U.S. will be closer to the record-low cap of 15,000 set by former President Donald Trump Refugee advocates say they are grateful for the […]

Ben-Gurion’s uncensored diary revealed: ‘Pester and motivate the refugees to move eastward’

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While Syrians are selling organs at home, refugees in Denmark face repatriation

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Don’t be scared of Biden’s commitment to Palestinian refugees

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00

US resumes funding to UN agency for Palestinian refugees

The Biden administration on Wednesday announced a resumption of U.S. assistance to the Palestinians including to the U.N. agency that deals with Palestinian refugees, nearly all of which had been eliminated under President Donald Trump The State Department said it would provide a total of $235 million to projects in the West Bank and Gaza […]

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