Posts Tagged ‘refugees’

What Happened to This Small Village Told to Accept 1500 ‘Refugees’?

The locals weren’t happy!

Biden’s Afghan Refugees Struggle to Find Housing, Help After Being Dumped in California

Afghan refugees dumped into California are struggling to find housing and other help needed to get settled in a new country.

Christians requesting Scripture booklets for Ukrainian refugees

Photo Credit: Ales Ustinau/Pexels Europe (Mission Network News) — The number of refugees from Ukraine recently passed 5 million. The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) predicts that upwards of 8 million Ukrainian refugees will ultimately flee their homeland. Nations taking in refugees include Romania, Moldova, Greece, Denmark, Hungary, Poland, Finland,…

Portugal investigates alleged misuse of Ukrainian refugees’ personal data

Two pro-Russian members of an association had reportedly photocopied the documents of Ukrainian refugees.

Ukrainian Refugees Hosted in Historic 15th Century Castle in Ireland

When Barry and Lola Haughian purchased an historic old castle on the outskirts of Galway in west Ireland in 2017, they had no idea that one day they would be opening the castle doors to people fleeing war in eastern Europe Read more Section:  News General Read Later 

Ambassador: Iran does not mistreat Afghan refugees

TEHRAN— The ambassador of Iran to Kabul said in an interview on Tuesday that it is not the policy of the Iranian government to misbehave Afghan immigrants, saying videos circulated on social media are bogus that are intended to create rift between Iran and Afghanistan.

4 Million Refugees Have Fled Ukraine, Says United Nations Agency

The U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday more than 4 million refugees have now fled Ukraine since Russia launched its war. Source

Female Ukrainian Refugees Encounter Swedish Diversity

Having escaped the Russian war machine, female Ukrainian refugees face a new threat to their safety. Source

Ukraine war live updates: ‘Dangerous and difficult moment’ for Kyiv as refugees hit 3 million

The mayor of Kyiv has imposed a 35-hour curfew, describing a “dangerous and difficult moment” for the capital. Meanwhile the IOM says 3 million refugees have now fled Ukraine. Source

Ukrainian Refugees Must Get Covid Jabs Or Be Tested Every 48 Hours Says Italy’s PM

Italy’s Prime Minister Mario Draghi has announced that all Ukrainian refugees who want to enter Italy will either have to be vaccinated against covid or undergo tests every 48 hours. More than 20,000 Ukrainian refugees have reportedly arrived in Italy since the Russian invasion and over 90 per cent are said to be women and […]

Two million refugees have now fled Ukraine since Russia’s invasion, says UNHCR

Two million refugees have now fled Ukraine since Russia’s invasion, says the UN’s refugee agency. More than half have passed over the border into Poland, the latest figures show. Around 100,000 have fled to Russia and 450 to Belarus. Filippo Grandi, the head of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said at the […]

‘It’s a mess’: UK to vet Ukraine refugees at Calais as French claim hundreds rejected

The British government has vowed to speed up processing visas for Ukrainian refugees, in response to accusations that few have been allowed to enter the UK so far. Hundreds have arrived at the northern French port of Calais, seeking to reach the UK. London says it intends to install a visa application centre there for […]

Turkey welcomes over 20,000 Ukrainian refugees, Interior Minister says

Turkey started to host over 20,000 Ukrainian citizens amid Russia’s invasion of the country, Interior Minister, Süleyman Soylu said, Sunday, adding that Turkey is more than happy to welcome them, Anadolu News Agency reports. According to the report, the Minister Soylu said some 1.5 million Ukranians had to leave their homes due to the war, […]

Piano player brings musical relief to Ukraine refugees

Refugees entering Poland from Ukraine had a pleasant surprise Friday when an Italian pianist showed up to welcome them at the Medyka border crossing. The pianist, Davide Martello, said he wanted to offer the refugees some musical relief from the war they are fleeing. “They leave the bombs behind and they go to the music,” […]

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 […]

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