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Trump to meet Australian PM, relations strained over asylum seekers

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on May 4 in New York City as the two nations seek to repair a relationship strained by a row over an asylum seeker resettlement deal. 300 more words

Current Affairs

A Young Refugee Perspective

This short but powerful clip illustrates the unfortunate truth that generations to come have been scarred by the horrific actions in Syria. The impact of the tragedies in Syria affects international relations for many years to come and the fact is, the United States has to care. 75 more words

Miscellaneous

Mullikulam – Renewed struggle to regain Navy occupied village

First published at on http://groundviews.org/2017/04/06/mullikulam-renewed-struggle-to-regain-navy-occupied-village/ 6th April 2017

My father, my father’s father and my father’s grand-father have lived here. Mullikulam has been our home for generations now.

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Human Rights

Government supported church and 37 denominations launch anti-Trump campaign

Church World Service has 241 paid staff.  Head honcho, the Rev John McCullough, CWS’s CEO, makes a shamefully high annual salary of $316,714!

$50 million from the US Treasury in one year… 43 more words

Church

Episode 60: Space Home

“…I appreciate your honesty, Chief Rom. I will inform the rest of the council and get back to you.” Councilman Joffs, the representative of the colonists to the… 1,106 more words

Nairobi Declaration on Somali Refugees

Alex Aleinikoff

IGAD–the Intergovernmental Authority on Development, constituted by the four Horn of Africa states plus Sudan, South Sudan, Kenya and Uganda–last week issued an important communique on Somali refugees. 223 more words

RESETTLEMENT

Can Private Citizens Fill the Gap Left by Indifferent States?

Lately I have been asked about my thoughts on private sponsorship like the kind that they have been doing recently in Canada. In most resettlement countries, resettlement is a government-led process in which either state agencies or non-governmental organizations (NGOs) partnering with the government provide resettlement services, which range from material and cash assistance, job placement, enrolling kids in school, how to navigate the healthcare system, to cultural integration. 842 more words

Syrian Crisis