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Stateless: the Paradox of Nationality

(Special thanks to Strait Talk Hong Kong and Professor Chen, Tien-Shi)

You might not be familiar with the term “stateless”, but there are currently more than 10 million of people being classified as stateless around the world. 783 more words

Identity

Somali Migrants Returning From Libya Tell of Abuse, Horror

Mohamed Olad Hassan

It was an emotional moment for the nearly dozen Somali migrants who were repatriated to Mogadishu from Libya on Saturday.

Some fell to their knees, crying; others placed their foreheads to the ground in prayer; while some chanted the Somalia national anthem as they disembarked from a Turkish Airways plane that had flown them from Libya, where some had been stranded for years, to the Somali capital.

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Crime Against Humanity

Rumors feed a surge in migrants to Agadez

False rumors about a safe passage to Europe have drawn a large number of migrants to Agadez – even from far-away Asian countries. This is putting pressure on the city as well as on migrant organizations on the ground. 1,859 more words

Africa

Libya: UNHCR is saddened about the tragic truck accident and rushes help to survivors

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, in Libya deplores the tragic truck accident near Bani Waleed, which left 19 refugees dead and 49 others injured on Wednesday, 14 February. 460 more words

Libya

If you don't like refugees coming to your country

»If you don’t like refugees coming to your country, then stop voting for politicians, who love to #bomb the shit out of other countries.« pic.twitter.com/yjN55TLJBQ

— 📸 🎒🦊 (@martingommel) August 23, 2017

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