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Jewish refugee children and a 1930s work camp

Refugees are very much the talk of the moment, evoking memories of earlier groups of people who sought and found refuge in these islands. One of these was the Kindertransport movement, which after Kristallnacht helped to settle thousands of refugee Jewish children from Nazi Germany. 623 more words

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Maung Nyein's Story

My name is Maung Nyein. I come from Karenni State. When I lived in Karenni State, I had seen in the village fighting with Burmese soldiers and Karenni armies. 284 more words


Plenty to be thankful for

My visit to the El Rio Learning Center today reaffirmed that the College provides access to a phenomenally wide spectrum of community members.

I met students in a… 215 more words

Seeking Quality Education

Education is often viewed as a universal cure to the numerous problems that plague the world, from poverty to terrorism to inequality. But access to education isn’t enough. 534 more words

Alternative Education

Education for Refugees


According to the United Nations Refugee Agency known as the UNHCR, a refugee is defined as:

someone who, owing to a well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group or political opinion, is outside the country of his nationality and is unable or, owing to such fear, is unwilling to avail himself of the protection of that country; or who, not having a nationality and being outside the country of his former habitual residence as a result of such events, is unable or, owing to such fear, is unwilling to return to it…

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