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Mohamed Hadid, father of famed models, sees parallels between 1948 Nakba and modern-day Gaza

Anadolu Agency 28 Nov 2023
But what I saw on the screen deeply affected me and made me feel the struggle my mother went through and the difficulties she faced to get me to a refugee camp alive," Hadid, a Palestinian-born businessman, said ... Hadid also said that he and his father reunited with his mother and siblings at the refugee camp in Syria after several days.

New Jerusalem: US and Israeli solution to the Palestine problem risks a new major war ...

Russia Today 28 Nov 2023
Read more Egypt refuses to accept Palestinian refugees ... For its part, Egypt has refused to accept Palestinian refugees through the same border crossing ... Cairo is also taking steps that would allow Palestinian refugees to settle in the north of the Sinai Peninsula.

Hmong New Years Festival will take place Dec. 9, 10 in Long Beach

Press Telegram 27 Nov 2023
to 4 p.m. Dec ... Spring St ... Show Caption ... Long Beach harbor Commissioner Bonnie Lowenthal, a longtime advocate for immigrant refugee communities, will be this year’s honored guest ... 9. The festival will also be a time for the Hmong community to reflect on their immigrant stories, with many becoming refugees because of the Vietnam War and Secret War in Laos.

East African bloc holds forum in Kenya to discuss forced displacement

The Star 27 Nov 2023
NAIROBI, Nov. 27, (Xinhua) -- The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), an East African bloc, on Monday convened a high-level regional conference on forced displacement of refugees in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi. Read full story ... .

Tensions simmer as newcomers and immigrants with deeper U.S. roots strive for work permits

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 27 Nov 2023
HOMESTEAD, Fla ... 30 ... Rep ... Asylum-seekers must wait six months for work authorization ... “It is a system that has strained our city and, at this moment, it brings conflict between neighbors.” Lawrence Benito, head of the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights, said at a Chicago rally last month ... Wire stories ... More Business Stories.

Grandchildren on the frontline

Israel Today 26 Nov 2023
His full story is told in Misty Mists, available from Among other volunteers – helping with the olive harvest and serving evacuees from more dangerous areas – are Aliza and Gidon Ramati, who also came to Israel as refugees from World War II and whose full story is told in Where Are You My Child?.

The pain for Labor on immigration detention is not over – especially if the Coalition and Greens team up

The Observer 26 Nov 2023
The refugee Behrouz Boochani will speak at the launch ... We’ve shaken this country [by] sharing stories,” Boochani said ... It would be ironic in the extreme if refugees, asylum seekers and their advocates win an opportunity to tell their stories because Dutton thinks teaming up with the Greens will get him one step closer to the Lodge.

Afghan veteran works to build a pathway to citizenship for fellow vets

The Roanoke Times 26 Nov 2023
In September, Ahmadi and fellow FTP members spoke to a room of over 80 people at Virginia Tech’s Torgersen Hall to share their stories as part of a series sponsored by the university’s Center for Refugee, Migrant, and Displacement Studies ... Her work is focused on refugees and immigrants in the Roanoke region.

Another view: Desperation and freedom’s hope draws them; a broken system criminalizes them

Amarillo Globe-News 26 Nov 2023
Together we serve different cultures in a rural community in the Texas Panhandle. Cactus Nazarene Ministry Center serves refugees, asylees and other immigrants, whether with or without legal status, from all over the Panhandle. The stories of the people we serve are evidence of the need for immigration reform ...

Booker Prize 2023 cheat sheet: All the shortlisted books, reviewed

RNZ 25 Nov 2023
What's the story? A woman goes to live with her brother, a successful businessman, in an unnamed country, where she meditates at length as she walks or does chores ... What's the story? The first half of this timeless, timely book is filled with dread as Eilish reacts to the state crackdown ... The plot feels light, the story weighty ... What's the story?.

Doctor Who has always been political

New Statesman 25 Nov 2023
I’ve been a fan of Doctor Who since, with impeccable timing, “Survival”, the very last story of the original run back in 1989 ... And as a nerd of some years standing, I can’t help but feel proud that, while Star Trek told a story about refugees, my favourite show literally cast one as its lead.

Transplant Season 4 Episode 9 Release Date & Time on Peacock

Coming Soon 25 Nov 2023
Credits. CTV. The Transplant Season 4 Episode 9 release date and time have been revealed. The episode is scheduled to air on Peacock ... Bashir ... In Transplant Season 4, the story centers around the journey of Dr. Bashir Hamed, a Syrian refugee in Canada, as he faces numerous challenges while rebuilding his career as a medical resident ... “Dr ... Guides ... Guides ... .

Descendant of Holocaust survivors forms friendship with Muslim refugee and shows ‘what’s possible in the world’

Daily Bulletin 24 Nov 2023
One is a devout Muslim who fled religious persecution in Myanmar, arriving in Chicago last year as a pregnant refugee ... Dark stories from the Holocaust — contrasted by bright accounts of support and renewal in America — had laced so much of Jessica’s childhood ... the refugee family.

Cameroon: Cameroon Officials Say Trees Planted in Refugee Camp Reduce Conflicts

All Africa 24 Nov 2023
... due to the planting of about half-a-million trees in and around a refugee camp.

‘Afghans in Pakistan wanted to escape Taliban rule but we shattered their hopes’

The News International 24 Nov 2023
Afghan refugees along with their belongings arrive on trucks from Pakistan, near the Afghanistan-Pakistan border in the Spin Boldak district of Kandahar province on November 20, 2023 ... Behind Pakistan’s expulsion of Afghan refugees’ moderated by IBA lecturer Yumna Fatima.

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