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A woman is crouched
In the splinter of shade by the bus stop
In Al Ain
Her flip-flops dusty, pink
Made for a child.
Uniform, pajama-like… 20 more words


Jailed. Twenty years and two months.

Year 1997. At 2.56 GMT on the 24th of December, a one para news story by the BBC News tells us of a double murder in the Sinaw region of Oman. 1,192 more words


The Struggle Between Governments and Migrant Workers in the Gulf States

Every year, thousands of migrants arrive on the shores of the Arabian Peninsula to seek employment.[1] The trend began in the 1970s when countries like Qatar and the United Arab Emirates established their oil economies and had the capital to fund large state construction projects. 2,261 more words

Middle East

Migrante issues statement on Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program changes


Migrante Alberta Statement on the announcement of the changes to the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program

EDMONTON – On Friday, October 20, 2017 the Minister of Labour Hon. 1,000 more words


Darker in the Sun

By Krista Amira Calvo

Forty pound knapsacks, the stench of garlic on leather boots to ward off rattlesnakes, and the scrapings together of U.S. currency stuffed into mayonnaise jars. 1,307 more words


Notes From Prison (Part Two of Two)

Meng Han, October 11, 2017

Continued from Part One

Governmental Dysfunction and NGO Work

In our time of great changes, the term “NGO”—when applied to our Service Center—inevitably has some political connotation. 3,647 more words


Becoming LaChaumette. A Journal. Trying To Find The Good In My Grandfather. 10-11-15

I have learned the name of my grandfather, James Earl Shumate, and yet the search really isn’t over. No, I still have to search, investigate, and try to learn WHO he was. 703 more words