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Has Australia's Plan to Resettle Asylum Seekers in Cambodia Already Ended in Failure?

Cambodia said Monday that the country had no plans to accept any more refugees living on the tiny Pacific island of Nauru.

Just four detainees—an Iranian couple, a Rohingya man from Burma (formally known as Myanmar) and another Iranian man—have moved to the Southeast Asian nation under a $39 million controversial deal with Canberra, reports the Sydney… 226 more words

Reuniting Refugee Families: Ellaha’s Story

This week’s guest writer is Marlene Epp, a board member of Mennonite Coalition for Refugee Support in Kitchener, Ontario. She teaches history and peace & conflict studies at Conrad Grebel University College. 725 more words

Engagement

Final Solution: Germany's Madagascar Resettlement Plan

http://www.barnesreview.org/final-solution-germanys-madagascar-resettlement-plan-p-570.html

Everyone “knows” the Germans had a “final solution” for their so-called “Jewish Problem.” But what they may not know is that Adolf Hitler’s final solution did not involve homicidal gas chambers, bizarre medical experiments and blazing crematory ovens working night and day to incinerate victims. 169 more words

Historical Revisionism

FACT CHECK: GOP politician authors bill to stop resettlement

US Rep. Brian Babin, R-Texas, has introduced the Resettlement Accountability National Security Act (HR 3314), which would require an “immediate suspension refugee resettlement program, until the Government Accountability Office (GAO) completes a thorough examination of its costs on federal, state and local governments.” The bill targeting refugees resettled… 460 more words

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A prayer for refugees and displaced persons

This week’s reflection is written by Steve Plenert, peace program coordinator for MCC Manitoba. 

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The United Nations High Commission on Refugees says that there are over 50 million refugees around the world currently. 479 more words

Engagement

Neighbors in Need: Survival on $1,200

Did you know that two refugee families can rebuild their homes and lives in America through Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area, with every $1,000 donation? 27 more words

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