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Massive Attack calls for donations to UNHCR

I was at a Massive Attack gig in London’s Brixton Academy last week and through LED light projections, visual art and photographic images the British band channelled messages about the Syrian war, refugees and humanity in general. 314 more words

Green Living

Help is a phone call away for displaced Yemenis

Since war broke out in Yemen last March, more than 2.5 million people have become internally displaced. Many have lost their livelihoods and are seeking shelter with relatives and friends in schools, public and abandoned buildings, makeshift shelters or in the open with little to no protection. 174 more words

Peter Capaldi is awesome, part eleventy: visiting Syrian refugees

Lots of celebrities get to have photo ops and such with refugees.  Aid groups often encourage it, because it can get some more attention to their project, by attracting the notice of the celebrity’s fans.  97 more words

Doctor Who

Thousands of Iranians protest against Rouhani in Paris

Hassan Rouhani is one of the most senior officials responsible for violations of human rights in Iran and massacre in the region

President of clerical regime Hassan Rouhani’s visit to Paris was met with a wave of protests by Iranians, French political figures, human rights organizations and activists, and French citizens. 620 more words

Iran

Refugee Crisis: UNHCR 2016

Refugee Crisis: UNHCR 2016

Before I delve into the latest UNHCR initiative I should note that my blog essentially is about design and research of Historical Aviation, but as I have a regular readership on this blog it was deemed appropriate to use this as a mechanism to highlight the issues related to the refugee crisis. 566 more words

Drawings by refugee children in the ferry terminal of Rostock, Germany 

I started for Sweden today and I am now at the ferry terminal of Rostock, Germany, where I’ll catch my ferry to Trelleborg, Sweden, later tonight. 74 more words

En Route

Over a Million Refugees Reached Europe by Sea in 2015, the U.N. Says

More than 80% landed in Greece, with most of the rest making landfall in Italy

http://time.com/4163932/europe-sea-migrant-crisis-refugees-arrivals-million/

You can also read more about the issue and the work of Samaritans Purse here.