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Every Minute 20 People Leave Everything Behind to Escape War, Persecution or Terror -- World Refugee Day

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19 June 2018 (United Nations)* — Every minute 20 people leave everything behind to escape war, persecution or terror.

There are several types of forcibly displaced persons: 265 more words

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"What would you do if you were forced to leave your home?"

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By António Guterres*

20 June 2018 (United Nations)* — What would you do if you were forced to leave your home? 253 more words

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The Siamese Twins

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By Uri Avnery*

16 June 2018

After commenting on most of the episodes on the first Israeli Prime Ministers in Raviv Drucker’s TV series “The Captains”, I must come back to the one whose episode I have not yet covered: Yitzhak Rabin. 2,119 more words

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UN Human Rights Chief Slams ‘Unconscionable’ US Border Policy of Separating Migrant Children from Parents

Human Wrongs Watch

As part of his final global update, the United Nations human rights chief on 18 June 2018 voiced his deep concern over recently-adopted United States border protection policies that have seen hundreds of migrant children forcibly separated from their parents. 802 more words

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Over Half a Million Lives Lost Each Year to Small Arms Fire

Human Wrongs Watch

Government representatives are meeting at United Nations Headquarters to review global action to address the illegal flow of revolvers, pistols, assault rifles, machine guns and other similar weapons… 408 more words

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For Video Game Addiction, Now Read Official ‘Gaming Disorder’ -- World Health Organization

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The UN health agency has for the first time, tagged compulsive video gaming as a mental health condition in its updated classification manual, released on 18 June 2018. 412 more words

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Nearly Three Million More Displaced People Year-on-Year, Warns Refugee Agency Chief, But Solutions Are within Reach

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The number of people forced to flee their homes last year rose by nearly three million to 68.5 million, the head of the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, on 19 June 2018 said, warning that the world’s displacement hotspots “are becoming hotter”. 593 more words

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