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Haitian and immigrant-rights advocates want all deportations to Haiti suspended

Hastings Tribune 27 Sep 2023
Immigrants’ rights organizations from across the country have sent a letter to the administration asking for the deportation flights to stop and decrying the administration’s refusal to implement a November 2022 call by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to “suspend the forced return of Haitians to their country.”.

3rd Swiss Film Festival in Beijing: A Tribute to Cultural Diversity

Beijing Times 27 Sep 2023
It narrates the stories of four refugee men as they navigate the challenges and surprises of establishing lives in an alien cultural landscape ... This festival is our tribute to the diverse stories that make up the Swiss tapestry, and I’m elated to share these narratives with all of you.” ... READ MORE.. Swiss Gold Exports in August.

UK interior minister questions role of UN refugee convention

Standard-Speaker 26 Sep 2023
UK interior minister Suella Braverman on Tuesday questioned whether the United Nations Refugee Convention was "fit for our modern age" during a keynote speech at a think-tank in Washington ... Braverman called the 1951 Refugee Convention, which legally defines the term "refugee" and outlines their rights, "an incredible achievement of its age".

Agnieszka Holland on ‘Green Border’ Political Backlash and Government Censorship

The Hollywood Reporter 26 Sep 2023
It’s particularly impressive given that the film, a black-and-white drama depicting the real-life plight of refugees stranded on the natural border between Poland and Belarus, can be a rough watch ... Related Stories ... The basic difference between the refugees in our story and those who are crossing Ukraine’s borders today is simple.

Why would anyone trust the United Nations’ regime?

UK Column 26 Sep 2023
In 2002 the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) received an 84 page report from a team of researchers led by Christine Lipohar—Save The Children's child safeguarding Deputy Director for Africa ... Although the stories reported by the consultants could not be verified, the problem of sexual exploitation of refugees is real.

‘I will never go back’: Death stalks the exodus from Nagorno-Karabakh

The Observer 25 Sep 2023
Hyusunts, one of more than 6,000 refugees to have left Nagorno-Karabakh since Sunday, said that his son was healthy despite the ordeal ... It is just one of a tide of stories that emerge as thousands of refugees stream into Armenia in a historic exodus from the frontline with Azerbaijan ... The tide of incoming refugees only appears to be increasing.

Foreign lawbreakers aplenty

The Star 25 Sep 2023
PETALING JAYA. The livelihood of local scrap metal collectors has taken a hit after foreigners, especially refugees, dominated the sector illegally in the recent years. Read full story ... .

Oscars 2024: Poland Picks ‘The Peasants’ Over ‘The Green Border’ After Government Attacks

The Hollywood Reporter 25 Sep 2023
... president condemning the film and comparing it to “Nazi propaganda” for its depiction of the refugee crisis on Poland’s border with Belarus. Related Stories ... It’s a story that will be understood around the world, across borders and political divide.”.

Pope Francis insists Europe doesn’t have a migrant emergency and challenges countries to open ports

Canoe 23 Sep 2023
Story continues below ... Story continues below ... Story continues below ... “May we let ourselves be moved by the stories of so many of our unfortunate brothers and sisters who have the right both to emigrate and not to emigrate, and not become closed in indifference,” Francis said ... Story continues below ... Story continues below ... Story continues below.

Hardeep Singh Nijjar, the B.C. plumber whose murder became the catalyst in a geopolitical crisis

North Shore News 23 Sep 2023
And now his killing has become a catalyst in a clash between Canada and India, an unexpected posthumous coda in the story of a man whose life was defined by bitter, conflicting nationalist forces ... In a 1998 affidavit filed in his refugee claim after he arrived in Canada, Mr ... His refugee claim was rejected in May, 1998.

Local Rotary Club hosts international peacemaker

Lancaster Eagle Gazette 23 Sep 2023
As one of 10 worldwide International Peacemakers, she travels around the United States visiting churches and sharing her experience and insights about issues of justice and peace from her personal perspective.She shared stories about her family, particularly her mother, who was one of 750,000 refugees who fled to Lebanon and returned to Palestine.

What would you take with you? Why possessions matter in times of war and displacement

The Conversation 22 Sep 2023
Refugees from Ukraine arrive in the Czech Republic ... Ukraine refugees ... In 1994, his family arrived in Newcastle-upon-Tyne as refugees and Smajo has continued to share his story, recently receiving an OBE award for services to genocide education ... Ultimately, Smajo’s story, in addition ...

Director of migration drama denounced by right-wing leaders as film opens in Poland

The Berkshire Eagle 22 Sep 2023
While the characters are fictional, the film tells the story ... The film looks at the situation by focusing on the stories of a Syrian family, a Polish border guard and Polish activists seeking to help the refugees ... Access this story and all of our stories with 24/7 unlimited access.

Missoulian week in review: Local news recap for Sept. 16-22

Missoulian 22 Sep 2023
Here's a roundup of some of the local news stories in the Missoulian for the week of Sept ... Refugees share stories, recipes. Up on a darkened stage at the Zootown Arts Community Center last Wednesday night, five refugees shared their stories of fleeing conflict in their home countries and building a new life in Missoula.

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