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'Just normal people': Refugees share their stories with Auburn students

Auburnpub dot com 16 Jun 2021
AUBURN — Auburn Junior High School students learned about the experiences of refugees from people who lived them. Different sets of students learned from different refugees via Zoom at the school Tuesday ... He fled genocide in Darfur with his family at an early age and went to a refugee camp on the border of Chad.

Rajasthan Govt Only Vaccinating Rohingya Muslims? False Claim

Yahoo Daily News 16 Jun 2021
The story mentioned that the Rohingya refugees in Jaipur were not able to get vaccinated because they don’t have an Aadhaar card, though they have a card allotted by United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the report said. As far as the Pakistani Hindu refugees are ...

Solidarity Under Fire: The Legacy of Grassroots Aid Missions to Bosnia

Balkan Insight 16 Jun 2021
Historian Nicolas Moll’s new book tells the story of European humanitarian activists who braved the risks of war to deliver aid supplies by road to Bosnia during the 1992-95 conflict ... “My language courses [for refugees] are somehow always fully booked, because we have similar life stories, we are on the same level and we have similar biographies.

Youth, Mental Health and Resilience in Jordan: The Story of Omar

Reliefweb 16 Jun 2021
It is far too often that refugees and underserved communities don’t get the chance to engage in the healing process after trauma-related to displacement and take part in providing critical assistance to their communities ... One of these success stories is Omar, a 17-year-old Syrian refugee student in Jordan ... .

Inspired by his daughter Ally, Prithviraj announces return to direction

Indian Express 16 Jun 2021
Inspired by his daughter Ally’s storyline, Prithviraj seems to have developed an urge to tell a story. Prithviraj took to Twitter to share a picture of a slate that has a logline of a story set in the backdrop of World War 2. It is about a father-son duo who live in America and later seek safety and shelter at a refugee camp during the war.

CSR – What story are you telling?

B & FT Online 15 Jun 2021
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” ... We are engulfed by stories every day ... But where do stories and business intersect? We don’t usually associate these two concepts with each other, but we should (Dolan, 2017) ... Businesses have the misguided view that sharing their stories is a waste of time and is not business-like.

The Return: Life After Isis review – prepare to question all you know about Shamima Begum

The Guardian 15 Jun 2021
This shocking film follows the so-called Isis brides stuck in a refugee camp in Syria. Their stories are terrible – and their lack of remorse is palpable You begin simply marvelling at the access.

Syria's last aid crossing in balance as Biden to meet Putin

HJ News 15 Jun 2021
Opponents say Assad's regime has not hesitated to use civilian starvation and siege as a weapon in the war, and fear a destabilizing surge of refugees into neighboring Turkey if the crossing shuts down. Story continues below video ... Turkey, which already holds close to 4 million Syrian refugees, joins the U.S.

Many factors involved in setting up refugee camps as suggested by public, says Home Minister

The Star 15 Jun 2021
BUKIT MERTAJAM. Home Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin says he has received a suggestion to place UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) cardholders in dedicated camps. Read full story ... .

Brit arrested at Heathrow after fighting ISIS is being ‘persecuted’, dad says

Metro UK 15 Jun 2021
Mr Newey drew parallels between his son’s case and that of former jihadi bride Shamima Begum, who has told her story in a documentary on Sky. The stateless 21-year-old is in a refugee camp in northern Syria after travelling to Raqqa from London in 2015 to marry a Dutch ISIS recruit ... For more stories like this, check our news page.

Innovation in times of crisis: War child annual report 2020

Reliefweb 15 Jun 2021
The coronavirus pandemic has left no-one untouched ... 2020 wasn’t only the year of the pandemic ... Bergsma. “The vaccine may be on its way, but where does an unregistered child in a refugee camp fit in?”. For all the facts, figures and stories behind War Child’s work, the Annual Report is available now to read in full. .

'Revolution Rent' brings Broadway to Havana

Waco Tribune-Herald 15 Jun 2021
The film follows Andy Senor Jr., who was asked to direct the production ... Long associated with “Rent,” Senor portrayed Angel, a transvestite character central to the story. His directing opportunity upsets his mother and other relatives. Refugees from Castro’s regime, they cannot accept collaboration with a government they would like to see overthrown.

The US should welcome refugees on humanitarian terms, not just economic ones Share on Twitter

Crunch 14 Jun 2021
This is the point in my tale where it might make the most sense to insert my own story of living out a wildly unbelievable version of the American dream — especially for a refugee ... And how stories like mine are the reason why we should open our doors to more refugees to come to the United States.

Afghan-Canadian refugee artist designs World Refugee Day Twitter emoji

UNHCR 14 Jun 2021
Hangama Amiri, an Afghan-Canadian artist and former refugee is the designer of the 2021 World Refugee Day Twitter emoji ... It is the first time the emoji has been designed by a refugee ... We hope that Hangama's story will inspire others and the emoji will help to raise awareness and demonstrate solidarity with the refugee community worldwide.".

Caught in a vicious cycle

The Jordan Times 14 Jun 2021
In extraordinarily vivid prose, at times approximating prose poetry, Huzama Habayeb tells the story of Hawwa, a strong, attractive Palestinian woman born and raised in Beqaa Camp on the outskirts of Amman ... This is a tale of women and men broken by refugee life, and the fate of those few who dare to persist in searching for happiness.

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