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Award-winning filmmaker Ali El-Arabi finds his voice through film

Arab News 01 Jul 2022
After meeting Qatleesh and his friend Mahmoud Dagher — the two boys he would ultimately follow from the refugee camp in Jordan all the way to an elite soccer program in the Gulf — El-Arabi filmed them for seven years before whittling their story down to a scant 75 minutes, ...
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CONIFA World Cup: Representing Tibet, the country I fled

The Telegraph India 01 Jul 2022
This was in a settlement for Tibetan refugees in Dharamshala, a hillside city in Northern India that is home to the Dalai Lama and the Tibetan government-in-exile ... Her journey from refugee to leader is a powerful story that echoes the profound struggles of so many Tibetans.
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EXCLUSIVE: Australia's 'first lady' is forced to make an embarrassing concession while on overseas tour ...

The Daily Mail 01 Jul 2022
Ms Haydon has repeatedly posted about gender equality and women's safety and also been vocal about welcoming refugees into Australia ... 'This is a story that demonstrates the success of refugees coming to Australia and contributing to society in such a positive way.'.
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BookTrib’s Bites: A Wide Selection of Exciting Summer Reads

Kingsport Times-News 01 Jul 2022
Oliver Stone calls “Free the Animals” “a moving story about extreme cruelty and extreme courage and an inspirational and practical guide for anyone bent on challenging the system.” Told as a thriller, it a classic work of radical popular storytelling, in the mold of Edward Abbey’s “The Monkey Wrench Gang.” ... It’s a coming-of-age story of Lilla.
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BookTrib's Bites: A Wide Selection of Exciting Summer Reads

The Gonzales Inquirer 01 Jul 2022
Oliver Stone calls “Free the Animals” “a moving story about extreme cruelty and extreme courage and an inspirational and practical guide for anyone bent on challenging the system.” Told as a thriller, it a classic work of radical popular storytelling, in the mold of Edward Abbey’s “The Monkey Wrench Gang.” ... It’s a coming-of-age story of Lilla.
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Transcending Barriers: International Center embraces connection with summer art camp

Messenger-Inquirer 30 Jun 2022
... by the camp’s participants — primarily local refugee mentees — covering the area ... “It really gives them an opportunity to really experience inclusion, and they all share the common bond of having different experiences as refugees; but they all have a story to tell,” Jones said.
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Poland completes Belarus border wall to keep migrants out

Yahoo Daily News 30 Jun 2022
Human rights activists see a double standard in the different treatment of the neighboring Ukrainian refugees — fellow Slavs who are mostly Christian, female and white — and those from the distant Middle East and Africa, many of whom are Muslims and male.Story continues. “If you give a lift to a refugee at the Ukrainian border you are a hero.
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New Danish museum recounts refugees' personal plight

Urdu Point 29 Jun 2022
Oksb�l, Denmark, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 29th Jun, 2022 ) .Built on the site of a camp for German World War II refugees, a new Danish museum opening Wednesday shines fresh light on personal stories of forced migration, past and present ... "We have far more refugees worldwide than we had by the end of World War II.
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Germany gets first Black member of state government

Toronto Sun 29 Jun 2022
BERLIN — The daughter of two Malian refugees has become the first Black member of a state government in Germany ... Story continues below ... President Barack Obama, Toure recounted how she grew up in a refugee camp wondering whether voices like hers would ever be represented in German politics ... .
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New Westminster family wins temporary reprieve in deportation battle

Castanet 29 Jun 2022
The couple's story is a complicated one. It began more than a decade ago, when they first arrived in Canada as refugees. The couple’s application for refugee status in Canada was heard at the Immigration and Refugee Board by a tribunal member who was himself a former CBSA officer, according to Sanctuary Health ... ....
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Zaporizhzhia Kindergarten Turned Into Refugee Center

Voa News 29 Jun 2022
In Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia region, many kindergarten buildings have been turned into refugee centers welcoming Ukrainians from less safe areas of the country. Kateryna Markova has the story. Camera. Victor Petrovych ... .
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The power of community theater

Pauls Valley Democrat 29 Jun 2022
The story follows the lives of two Basque children as refugees, as well as Picasso’s stunning tribute to the people whose lives were ripped apart ... performed (June 20, 2022) on International Refugees Day at the United Nations… Two of the actors who originated their roles in Chino .
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Michael McLean’s song ‘Hold On’ brings hope to Ukraine, his own life

Deseret News 29 Jun 2022
Story behind McLean’s song, ‘Hold On’ McLean said he has battled clinical depression for most of his life ... Yulia Tymochko’s refugee story Finishing second in Ukraine’s version of “The Voice” gave the Tymochko newfound confidence and a fresh start to her musical career.
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EXCLUSIVE: From friend of the workers to pals with royalty: Anthony Albanese's girlfriend chats with ...

The Daily Mail 29 Jun 2022
Ms Haydon has repeatedly posted about gender equality and women's safety and also been vocal about welcoming refugees into Australia ... 'This is a story that demonstrates the success of refugees coming to Australia and contributing to society in such a positive way.'.
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With the help of a NYC synagogue, two young Ukrainian Jewish refugees will soon marry ...

Cleveland Jewish News 28 Jun 2022
(New York Jewish Week) — Following an incredible journey of survival that began in Kyiv in February, passed through Belarus and finally ended in Israel in April, Yakov Poluden, 28 and Malka Bukreeva, 21, refugees from Ukraine, plan to marry on July 10 in Tiberias, a city on the shore of Israel’s Lake Kinneret.

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