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Refugees

Topic archive · 433 posts


Latest stories about Refugees

26 January 2014

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Cries of Discrimination as Israel Detains Undocumented African Immigrants

Many have fled their home countries for Israel and are seeking refugee status. The detentions have unleashed a wave of demonstrations in Tel-Aviv.

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Brazil's Evolving Relationship With Refugees

The number of refugees accepted into Brazil practically tripled from 2012 to 2013.

22 January 2014

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Rule of Law Overturned in Nauru

The government of the tiny pacific island nation of Nauru has caused a legal and political storm by getting rid of its senior judiciary.

21 January 2014

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Philippine Typhoon Haiyan Victims Complain of Slow Relief and Substandard Shelters

Dead bodies are still being retrieved in the Visayas two months after typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines. Temporary shelters were also exposed to be overpriced and substandard

11 January 2014

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PHOTOS: Mount Sinabung Eruption Displaced 20,000 in Indonesia

After being dormant for 400 years, Indonesia's Mount Sinabung suddenly erupted and displaced more than 20,000 villagers. It has erupted for more than 200 times already since last year

26 December 2013

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Haze and Haiyan: Southeast Asia’s Deadly Disasters of 2013

Global Voices coverage of the transboundary haze pollution in Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia; and the deadly impact of super typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines in 2013

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Merry Christmas from Syrian Artists

A nation's distress can be described in a single artwork better than a million words. Here is how Syrian artists celebrated Christmas.

23 December 2013

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10 Global Haiyan Relief Efforts That Touched Filipino Hearts

Small and big acts of kindness around the world have inspired typhoon survivors in the Philippines

8 December 2013

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Syria's Desolate Winter Just Got $100,347 Times Warmer

More than $100,000 was raised in the “Shave a Mustache, Keep a Syrian Child Warm” virtual campaign. Find out how you too can help Syrian children warm this winter.

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In Japan, Disaster and a Radio Show Put Refugees On the Agenda

The Bridge

For nearly 10 years Katsuya Soda has worked to bring the refugees issue to the attention of the complacent Japanese public. These days he has some extra help.

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