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Government to Syrian refugees at Syntagma Square: ‘Remaining here will get you nowhere’

In a questionable bid to persuade the Syrian war refugees camped in Syntagma Square opposite parliament demanding documents so they can travel to other EU countries, the interior ministry distributed a leaflet last week, urging them to give up their peaceful protest and apply for asylum as their only legal option. 309 more words


Settling in Australia: Life for Asylum Seekers After Arrival

“Most nights as I just lie in my bed, and I am filled with wonder by being warm, full and safe,” says Abraham Malual, dunking a ginger snap in his tea. 2,585 more words


A Global Perspective

Walking into Columbia Independent School, I immediately noticed the cultural respect and understanding this school is instilling in their students. I was sent to pick up what I thought would be a small load of winter clothes that the students at CIS had collected for… 668 more words


UNHCR TRACKS | A Deafening Silence

WRITTEN BY Bathoul Ahmed Wednesday 12 November 2014

After months of fear and a desperate escape, a group of Syrian refugees finally reaches safety in northern Iraq. 675 more words


Charities Are Businesses

I recently donated money to two charities because I was in the spirits of “giving”. I was opposed to giving to charities because I knew they had administration costs and workers that where being paid. 494 more words

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