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At Mass for World Day of Migrants and Refugees, Bishop Dorsonville urges solidarity with people ...

Catholic Standard 30 Sep 2022
Conference of Catholic Bishops – speaks during the Mass for the 108th World Day of Migrants and Refugees on Sept ... People pray during the Mass for the 108th World Day of Migrants and Refugees on Sept ... Here in Washington we have all witnessed the many stories of refugees, who are finding here a chance to get ahead.

‘Adult’ migrants referred to charity nearly all turned out to be children

The Daily Telegraph 30 Sep 2022
The Refugee Council revealed 94 per cent of the 233 migrant children aged under 18 that it supported last year had been wrongly assessed as being adults and housed with older people ... Enver Solomon, the Refugee Council’s chief executive, said ... Migrants, Refugee crisis, Border Controls, Channel crossing, Home Office ... More stories.

Peter Dutton Drops Defamation Case Against Refugee Advocate

Sydney Criminal Lawyers 30 Sep 2022
Federal Coalition Leader Peter Dutton has ended his appeal against a decision by the Full Bench of the Federal Court of Australia which found that it was not defamatory for refugee advocate Shane Bazzi to call him a ‘rape apologist’. The story so far ... The refugee advocate appealed ...

'No Time to Die' Aston Martin DB5 Raises $3.2 Million at Auction

Yahoo Daily News 30 Sep 2022
Photo credit. Aston Martin. One of the eight Aston Martin DB5 stunt cars built for the 2021 James Bond film No Time to Die sold on September 28 for more than $3 million ... Photo credit. Aston Martin ... The money generated from the V8;s auction was donated to the UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees).Story continues. Photo credit. Aston Martin.

Actor Jung Woo-sung to meet Ukrainian refugees in Poland

Korea Times 29 Sep 2022
One of the refugee support centers there is operated by the UNHCR, the group said ... The actor shared his experiences with meeting refugees and displaced people while expressing concerns for baseless stories about Yemeni refugees that were spreading quickly online and inciting hatred and Islamophobia. He also called for a revision of the Refugee Act.

Even Bill Clinton says there's a 'limit' to how many migrants US can take: President ...

The Daily Mail 29 Sep 2022
Is the economy working for enough people? What can we do about America's broken refugee-asylum system? ... 'It's an old story, but now you've got the largest number of refugees since World War II because of Syria and now Ukraine and other problems,' he said.

Tragedy off the coast of Lebanon, and protests in Iran

Al Jazeera 29 Sep 2022
A harrowing story from the eastern Mediterranean Sea, protesters are still demanding change in Iran, and the death of one of the Muslim world’s leading religious scholars ... The 40th anniversary of the Sabra and Shatila massacre in Lebanon was marked earlier this month, to commemorate the lives of the mainly Palestinian refugees who were killed.

7-year-old Palestinian dies after falling in IDF chase - report

The Jerusalem Post 29 Sep 2022
The IDF is looking into the reports ... MUSSA QAWASMA/REUTERS) ... The incident comes as clashes were reported across the West Bank on Thursday a day after heavy clashes broke out between Israeli forces and Palestinian terrorists in the Jenin refugee camp ... This is a developing story. .

Letter: Burns wrong to cast Coolidge as anti-Semitic

Union Leader 29 Sep 2022
To the Editor. Fellow Granite Stater Ken Burns’ latest PBS documentary, chronicling America’s attitude towards Jews fleeing the Holocaust, tells a captivatingly tragic story. Sadly, it is reminiscent of the Biden administration’s negligence towards Afghan refugees following our disgraceful withdrawal from Afghanistan ... Burns excludes these facts ... D.J.
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FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2019, file photo, Angelina Jolie arrives at a premiere at the El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles

Angelina Jolie says women of Iran need ‘freedom to live’ as she speaks out amid protests

Metro UK 29 Sep 2022
The Mr and Mrs Smith actress, who was previously married to fellow Hollywood star Brad Pitt and has six children with him, is a Special Envoy for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). Got a story?. If you’ve got a celebrity story, video or pictures get in touch ...

Open Studios gives the public a look behind over 150 artists’ doors

Colorado Daily 29 Sep 2022
Tsunami” a photographic work by Dona Laurita ... (Dona Laurita/Courtesy photo) ... “I display a microcosm of work that I’ve created over my career,” Laurita said, “from my ongoing ‘Silhouette Project,’ stories of immigrants and refugees, to my most recent projects that explore life, loss and grief using a variety of unusual substrates.”.

Unpacking and understanding the depths of refugee trauma

The New Arab 28 Sep 2022
Many refugees, who have encountered unfathomable degrees of distress, choose to share their stories during the UK’s Refugee Week in June, with hopes it may trigger greater societal awareness and action within the realm of refugee rights ... "Refugees are used to telling their stories ...

Sanctuary seekers get seat at Maison Foo’s table

British Theatre Guide 28 Sep 2022
The project aims to give residents with refugee and asylum seeker status in the city a positive platform from which to tell and share their stories through audio, visual installation, theatre design and live conversation ... Until now refugee dining stories have been missing from the house’s history.”.

Biden keeps US target for refugee admissions at 125,000

Yahoo Daily News 28 Sep 2022
Refugees advocates have been pushing the Biden administration to do more to restore the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program ... Refugee Program despite raising the numbers and removing bureaucratic barriers put in place by his predecessor, which slowed the process and led to a massive backlog.Story continues.

TTTI to host social action program on how to help Ukraine

Cleveland Jewish News 28 Sep 2022
Now, Dunn has helped the Beachwood temple’s social action committee put together a program to engage and inform the community about what they can do in Northeast Ohio to support Ukrainian refugees ... Dunn said his trips to Poland, volunteering and working with refugees has made their stories more real and personal.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting with the heads of delegations to the 18th meeting of the Conference of Heads of Security and Intelligence Agencies of the Commonwealth of Independent States members via videoconference at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022
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