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Podcast!

I was recently interviewed about refugees for a podcast. Please check it out here; it’s a great listen during your next workout or drive.

045: Jesus was a Middle Eastern Refugee & other uncomfortable truths

"Afghans are humans, too."

The camp we’re working at is filled with mostly Afghan asylum-seekers and a few Iranis who have recently arrived. New busloads of refugees and asylum seekers came twice already this week, doubling our school and filling up the warehouse. 245 more words

EU Refugee And Migration Crisis

Afghan refugees are cooking up a better future in India

“Back home in Ghazni, I never used to cook. It was only after I moved to Delhi six years ago that I made my first biryani,” says Farhat. 876 more words

Health

Update: Day #2

We are so busy already that we’ve barely had time to rest, much less write and/or eat feta cheese! But we love our dear supporters and followers, so we want to tell you a little bit about our impressions so far. 264 more words

EU Refugee And Migration Crisis

Innovative Solutions which Change Lives

There is a myth around there in which it seems NGO’s cannot receive help from private companies. It is not clear from where all those sort of things come but the reality is that without the help of certain brands or private companies the help requested in certain cases could not arrive. 274 more words

People

The Inheritance of Loss

*This is a throwback post, an article which I wrote last year around this time, when the euro crisis ( the one concerning refugees, there are so many, phew!) was prevalent. 515 more words

UN report finds impunity for killings ‘remains rampant’ in Ukraine conflict

A new report by the United Nations human rights office released today describes widespread killings that have taken place in Ukraine since January 2014, concluding that very limited accountability has taken place. 1,015 more words

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