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Old Fadama: Resources For Nuanced Analysis

In Accra, following the devastating effects of June 3 floods, the Accra Metropolitan Assembly embarked on a demolition exercise in the Old Fadama area. The local authorities rode on the waves of fear, trauma and anger to place the blame for the floods squarely on the shoulders of residents of Old Fadama. 284 more words

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Main terrorist threat in US not from Muslims, but from right-wing extremists

News headlines keep informing us about violent Muslim extremists launching attacks in the US. A very few have arrived here as refugees, with the remaining 99.99…% of Muslim refugees posing to threat to this country. 307 more words

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World Refugee Day -- June 20th, 2015

On this World Refugee Day in 2015 the world is now seeing the most dire refugee crises that has ever been recorded. The UNHCR reports that at the end of 2014 there were 60 million people displaced (one in every 122 people on Earth); the highest number of people ever recorded that have been forcibly displaced from their homes. 324 more words

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Capital campaigns in refugee resettlement

Whenever it comes to capital campaigns for new headquarters, refugee resettlement contractors (non-profit businesses) often excel at raising millions of dollars (see examples here and… 785 more words

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Dear Mr. President

“Perspective: A few years ago #Syria was world’s 2nd largest refugee host country. Today, more than 3.8 million refugees have fled Syria #WRD2015.”- Tweet by @RCUSA_DC… 673 more words

A Year of Change--An overview of what has happened since Thilawa residents filed their official complaint to JICA

June 2015 marked a year since 3 people affected by the Thilawa Special Economic Zone (SEZ) Development Project filed an official complaint and request for investigation into JICA’s compliance with its Environmental and Social Guidelines. 2,210 more words

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Examining facts of The Central American Minors Refugee/Parole Program

Parts of the political spectrum devoted to everything anti-immigrant have been feverishly misleading the public about the Central American Minors Refugee/Parole Program, announced by the federal government in November 2014. 687 more words

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