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No rest for the weary | Executive Magazine

After decades of a relatively open border policy with its eastern neighbor, the beginning of 2015 saw Lebanon take unprecedented steps to monitor the entry and residency of Syrian nationals. 2,791 more words


Aid in a World of Crisis: Op-ed by Antonio Guterres

Antonio Guterres, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, has written an op-ed on the global crisis of displacement and persecution. Never before in the 64th-year history of UNHCR has the agency had to address so much human misery. 124 more words


Abdo & Co.

Below are a series of photographs taken by Syrian children at a refugee camp in the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon.

Most of the photos were taken by a young boy whose nickname is Abdo. 78 more words

Middle East

Housing Secretary Julián Castro to Headline LGBTQ Conference and Toronto proposes 54 new shelter beds for LGBT youth and More

By Junior Mayema,

I wanna know and i wanna now if there is any shelter at all for LGBT homeless youth and LGBT refugees and asylum seekers  in San Francisco, when i say LGBT homeless youth and Refugees, asylum seekers , i mean LGBT homeless people  and asylum seekers but not homeless people  and refugees in general because we face double discrimination including by heterosexual homophobic homeless people   and homophobic immigrants and refugees in the United States. 2,051 more words

Angelina Jolie Visits Kurdish Refugee Camp - 'We Are Failing'

Angelina Jolie visited refugees at a camp for displaced Iraqis on Sunday, January 25 in Khanke, Iraq. She took a tour of the refugee camp, met with refugees and then gave a speech. 581 more words


Are Sunnis Being “Ethnically Cleansed” in Iraq?

By Ali Hadi Al-Musawi (@ahmusawi)

Data on the distribution of displaced Sunnis from UNHCR appears to contradict claims of systematic cleansing of Sunni communities by Shia paramilitaries. 651 more words