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Why should US/Europe take Syrian refugees while Gulf Arab states take ZERO?

And, why is the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) completely silent on this glaring hypocrisy?  Muslim countries who brag about their Islamic compassion (see… 385 more words

Refugee Resettlement Program

Refugee Crisis - here, there or where?

Refugee:- “A person who has been forced to leave their country in order to escape war, persecution, or natural disaster.” – Oxford English Dictionary [1]

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Efficacy in Enforcing Respect for Human rights Should be Evident in International Human rights Regimes.

As David Kennedy notes, at the international stage, human rights is now more than an institutional regime but a universal ideology with international standards of legitimacy for sovereign power, common vernacular of justice and global civil society. 870 more words

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Quiz: Do these countries have more refugees than Britain?

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As the crisis in the Mediterranean regarding migrants and refugees continues, targets are being considered as to which EU countries should accept more refugees. 261 more words

Immigration

The European migrant crisis is only getting worse. Here's what you need to know

WATCH ABOVE: People fleeing war in Syria and Libya or extreme poverty in sub-Saharan Africa are showing up on the doorsteps of Europe. In many cases, they’re risking their lives and turning to human smugglers to guide their way. 1,297 more words

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Refugees, Germany and the rest of the world

Germany is intensely focussed on the large influx of refugees crossing its borders. It is challenging for the authorities to adjust to the high numbers and to deal with the xenophobic demonstrations and hate crimes taking place.  705 more words

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What's in a name

Migrant.

Refugee.

Immigrant.

Expat.

Alongside the usual froth over immigration figures blasting through the government’s nonsensical immigration target – to the extent that immigration figures are at… 950 more words

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