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What Kindness Brought To Folks Featured In 'One Good Thing'

The Greeneville Sun 01 Mar 2021
In 200 stories over this pandemic-ridden year, The Associated Press has celebrated selfless people who have given of themselves in trying times ... Emiliano Moscoso, a restaurateur delivering meals to poor families in the Colombian capital of Bogota, among them Venezuelan refugees, said the April story helped him expand his “Solidarity Menu” project.

Picture books: Friends, family and nature permeate these wise and beautiful books for children

Hastings Tribune 01 Mar 2021
Inniniwak (Cree) and Trinidadian writer Tasha Spillett-Sumner draws on her Native heritage to tell a loving story of a mother and infant ... Alexandria Giardino's story celebrates the importance of friendship and of recognizing the overlooked ... "Yang Warriors" is a breathtaking book, all the more impressive because the story it tells is true.

I dream of India-Pakistan becoming good friends: Malala Yousafzai

The Siasat Daily 28 Feb 2021
My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World... She said that she decided to write the book ‘We Are Displaced’ to tell the stories of these young girls who lose their homes and who decide to become refugees only for the sake of a safe future as they usually do not have an option.

Exclusive: Bangladesh under 'no obligation' to accept stranded Rohingya refugees, says minister

Yahoo Daily News 28 Feb 2021
More than 1 million Rohingya refugees from predominantly Buddhist Myanmar are living in teeming camps in Muslim-majority Bangladesh, including tens of thousands who fled after Myanmar's military conducted a deadly crackdown in 2017.Story continues ... The United Nations refugee agency, UNHCR, expressed alarm this week over the missing boat.


Dispatch Argus 28 Feb 2021
Abe Ibrahim, a refugee from Tanzini on staff with World Relief, who will share his story and act as emcee; Alexa Swanson, a World Relief supporter and skilled performer of traditional Mexican folk dances blended with intricate ballet postures; The Karen Songbird (Eh Ler), a ...

Not a Defeated People: On Baroud’s ‘These Chains Will Be Broken’

The Palestine Chronicle 28 Feb 2021
Ramzy Baroud’s prior books have examined many aspects of Palestinian life, within the homeland as refugees and in the extended Diaspora ... Palestinian Stories of Struggle and Defiance in Israeli Prisons“, he attends to those who have been held in Israeli prisons ... Stories of ...

Giant golden statue of Donald Trump on sale for $100,000 goes on display at CPAC ...

The Daily Mail 28 Feb 2021
Donald Trump is set to make closing remarks at CPAC on Sunday, where he may just run into a golden bust of himself that was made in Mexico ... more videos. 1 2 3. Watch video ... Watch video. Captain Tom Moore ... Watch video. JVT ... Captain Tom's daughter Lucy recalls joyful stories at funeral ... Shamima Begum filmed in Syria refugee camp after Supreme Court ruling ... .

Mayor Jenny Wilson: The Biden administration is taking the right steps on immigrant inclusion

Deseret News 28 Feb 2021
Our United for Citizenship initiative helps to prepare eligible immigrants for the naturalization process, and our Welcoming Salt Lake initiative uplifts the cultural contributions and stories of our newcomers.

Textures: KSU’s admirable record of thought-provoking art

Record-Courier 28 Feb 2021
He followed that up two years ago by helping the Global Understanding Research Initiative at KSU curate “We the People,” an open-air exhibit on Kent’s Lefton Explanade that told the stories, many of them harrowing, of refugees who have settled in Northeast Ohio enriching its multi-ethnic and culturally pluralistic fabric ... David E ... .

Rishi Sunak says Supreme Court made 'right decision' over Shamima Begum

Yahoo Daily News 28 Feb 2021
Read ...There are no simple solutions to this situation, but any restrictions of rights and freedoms faced by this individual are a direct consequence of the extreme actions that she and others have taken, in violation of government guidance and common morality."Story continues. Begum is currently living in the Roj refugee camp in northern Syria.

"Little Vienna in Shanghai" exhibition held in Vienna, Austria

Sina 27 Feb 2021
The exhibition tells the story of the Jewish refugees' fleeing from Nazi holocaust to China's Shanghai in World War II with aids provided by He Fengshan, the then Chinese consul general in Vienna ... The exhibition tells the story of the Jewish refugees' fleeing from Nazi ...

India urged to provide refuge to Rohingya plucked from sea

Arab News 27 Feb 2021
On Friday, New Delhi announced that it had rescued the stranded refugees ... He called on the Indian government to disclose the refugees’ whereabouts ... Denis Giles of the Andaman Chronicle, an English newspaper based in Andaman’s capital Port Blair, was the first to break the story about the stranded refugees and alert the world about the crisis.

Time is running out: urgent action needed to address humanitarian crisis in Tigray

Reliefweb 27 Feb 2021
Among these refugees are many who have been separated from their families for months, including unaccompanied minors ... In his visit to Tigray, High Commissioner Grandi heard stories of refugees resorting to eating leaves to survive ... Eritrean Refugees under Threat and Widespread Internal Displacement ... is a senior fellow at Refugees International.