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Syrian Mezon Almellehan & Pakistani Malala Yousafzai On Education, Not War

Malala Yousafzai, the youngest recipient of the Nobel peace prize and a champion of education rights for children, rebuked world leaders for failing the Syrian people, specifically Syrian children who have been deprived of education. 483 more words

Conflicts And Emergencies

Banksy's Dismaland Is Being Shipped Off To Refugee Camp To Help Build Shelters

In August, street artist Banksy opened a massive art installation that either handily lampooned capitalism and theme parks and animated mermaids, or took obvious potshots at giant corporations to appear edgy, depending on your opinion of Banksy. 223 more words


“Everyone talked about #Bringbackourgirls, but what about the girls who escaped, did anyone come to see them, to support them?”

Nelly Ating is a development coordinator, gender activist, journalist, and photographer working in Yola, Nigeria. We met with Nelly to talk about her work with internally displaced people in Northern Nigeria (survivors of violence, or people who fled their homes in anticipation of Boko Haram attacks), why she’s not a fan of the #BringBackOurGirls movement, as well as her personal writing, and her travels. 907 more words


Mark Zuckerberg is bringing the Internet to refugee camps

Mark Zuckerberg announced at a United Nations forum this weekend that Facebook will work with the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees to bring Internet access to refugee camps, … 187 more words


Sabra and Shatila massacre

The Sabra and Shatila massacre was the killing of between 762 and 3,500 civilians, mostly Palestinians and Lebanese Shiites, by a militia close to the Kataeb Party, also called Phalange, a predominantly Christian Lebanese right-wing party in the Sabra neighborhood and the adjacent Shatila refugee camp in Beirut, Lebanon. 379 more words

Middle East

The growing population of refugees is alaraming

The number of refugees trying to flee their various countries has been on the increase and people are just beginning to see that it can and will cause more problems in the nearest future. 331 more words

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