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The tragedy of refugees

Ethiopia is currently having to deal with a huge number of refugees, estimated at around 650,000 people coming across the border from Somalia, Eritrea and of course South Sudan. 540 more words

Ethiopia

Worlds Collide

I took this picture after I wrapped my grandma’s sash around my head. I wanted to show that it had many uses. The necklace is from China, but it reminded me of Hmong art so I thought it was fitting. 377 more words

Capture the Moment

To find compelling photos that told a story I looked at blog published by TIME Magazine called LightBox.  TIME Magazine is known for some of the best photojournalism and has captured many of the most memorable moments in history.   144 more words

Homework

Sabra and Shatilla then, Yarmouk today

As we commemorate 32 years since the slaughter of Palestinians in the refugee camps of Sabra and Shatilla, Yarmouk must be addressed once again.

There is a certain binary between what happened in 1982, and what is occurring today in Yarmouk refugee camp. 222 more words

Palestine

"J'Accuse"

“Adam, where are you?” (cf. Gen 3:9). Where are you, o man? What have you come to? …Who corrupted you? Who disfigured you? Who led you to presume that you are the master of good and evil?

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Time flies

We’ve been here for nearly seven weeks already and we’ve only have about 5 weeks left. Time really flies. It’s great to back. It’s been wonderful to teach our class 1 students from last year who most of them are in class 2 this year. 191 more words

Iraqi Christians ‘dying in crowded refugee camps’

Iraqi Christians driven from their homes by Islamic State fighters are beginning to die in crowded camps, witnesses have claimed.

Sahar Mansour, 40, who lectured in chemistry at the University of Mosul before she fled the city in June, said newborn babies, the sick and the elderly in the Ankawa refugee camp on the outskirts of Irbil are dying from diseases, thirst and malnutrition. 567 more words