Blog Posts - Refugees



Corporate Exploitation of Global Refugee Crisis Masked as Humanitarianism

Project Censored According to a June 2015 United Nations report, sixty million people worldwide are now refugees due to conflict in their home nations. The UN report indicated that during 2014 one out of every 122 people was a refugee, internally...
by INFRAKSHUN on Dec 4, 2016

2016 deadliest year for refugees crossing central Mediterranean: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Refugees, primarily from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan are helped by volunteers as they disembark boats near Scala, on the island of Lesbos, Greece. (UNICEF)The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has marked 2016 as the deadliest ye...

VACATURE Senior Protection Assistant (G5) UNHCR - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Senior Protection Assistant (G5)UNHCR - United Nations High Commissioner for RefugeesBrussels, BelgiumThe office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is seeking a candidate for the following vacant position: Senior Protectio...
by Vreemdelingenrecht on Sep 2, 2016

Europe's Forgotten Refugees The Humanitarian Crisis in Ukraine

 In recent years, international headlines have featured stories and images of the ongoing refugee crisis in the Middle East and its effects in western Europe. Few are aware, however, that the fourth-largest source of internal refugees in 2015 w...
by Vreemdelingenrecht on Sep 2, 2016

Escaping the Taliban in Pakistan - Greece's Other Refugees

Over a year ago, Asma, a young widow living in Pakistan, picked up the phone and heard an unfamiliar voice filtering in through the receiver. “If you’ve read your husband’s funeral rites,” said the voice of a man, “You should think about...
by Vreemdelingenrecht on Sep 2, 2016

Photo's that Explain Why Liberal Leaders Are Fine With Open Borders, Unvetted Refugees and Sanctuary Cities

Why is it that as we watch Europe choke under the weight of a migrant crisis that's been exacerbated by open borders, liberal politicians in the U.S. are all-in on doing the same thing here?The answer is simple and can be simply be articulated by the...
by The Political Commentator on Sep 1, 2016

Saturday demo: A CALL TO EUROPE: HUMAN RIGHTS FOR REFUGEES!

Trafalgar Square London 2-5pm Saturday August 27th A Demonstration Called by: Help4Refugee Children, Syria Solidarity Campaign, Calais Action & RS21. Sixty years ago, the Refugee Convention defined rights for refugees, and most countries signe...
by wembleymatters on Aug 26, 2016

Somali Refugees Leaving Kenya Due To Threats, Pressure – UN

The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) says Somali refugees in Kenya are leaving the country due to threats and pressure from security officials. More than 300,000 Somalis reside in Dadaab, the world’s largest refugee camp, located in east-centr...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Aug 26, 2016

Green Party urges Government to fulfil promise to help child asylum seekers

The Green Party has urged the British Government to act on its promise to help unaccompanied child refugees as UK councillors visit Calais LINK.Natalie Bennett, Green Party Leader, said:Britain has a humanitarian responsibility to help the unaccompan...
by wembleymatters on Aug 18, 2016

2016 OLYMPICS - The Refugee Team

"All-new refugee team wins hearts, if not medals, at Rio Olympics" PBS NewsHour 8/12/2016ExcerptSUMMARY:  They may not be winning gold, but their stories are certainly medal worthy.  The first-ever Refugee Olympic Team is competing in Rio,...
by Mage Soapbox on Aug 15, 2016

MIDDLE EAST - The Fractured Lands

"Explaining the Middle East conflicts through the eyes of six individuals" PBS NewsHour 8/12/2016ExcerptSUMMARY:  In an article that consumes the entirety of this week's New York Times Magazine, Scott Anderson aims to tell a story of great bread...
by Mage Soapbox on Aug 15, 2016

FRENCH POLICE ARE NOT USING THE WORD “RAPE” WHEN REFERRING TO VICTIMS OF SYRIAN MUSLIM RAPIST

THIS IS UNACCEPTABLE IN ANY RELIGIOUS LAW INCLUDING “SHARIA”. I CANNOT EMPHASIS HOW DISGUSTING THESE MUSLIM MEN ARE AND IF THEY CANNOT LIVE AMONG PEOPLE WHO ARE NOT LIKE THEM Continue reading...
by The Politics of Everything on Aug 5, 2016

Vacancy: ECRE is recruiting a Legal Officer (European Council on Refugees and Exiles )

ECRE is offering a Legal Officer position for 10-months starting in August 2016. The purpose of this position is to enhance capacity of ECRE’s Legal Support and Litigation Team in providing legal and litigation support to ECRE and ELENA members...
by Vreemdelingenrecht on Jul 27, 2016

STAGEPLEK/ AFSTUDEERPLEK: Internship opportunities Legal Assistant

Internship opportunities Legal Assistant ECRE is offering an 11-month legal internship. The purpose of this position is to assist ECRE’s Legal Support and Litigation Team with legal research on specific topics relating to international prot...
by Vreemdelingenrecht on Jul 27, 2016

"I was a stranger and you welcomed me": the Kingdom of God sighted in Stoke on Trent

Abbas Massih from Iran is dressed in a smart pinstripe shirt, a large metal cross hanging from his neck. Massih closes his eyes as Smith makes a cross with the oil of the catechumens across his head. Massih, from Tehran, has been in the UK for six mo...
by Opinionated Vicar on Jul 18, 2016

REFUGEES - Plight and Misconceptions

"Taking on the plight of refugees — and the misperceptions" PBS NewsHour 6/30/2016ExcerptSUMMARY:  Samantha Power, the U.S. Ambassador to the UN, says the tens of millions of refugees around the world should be embraced, not feared.  But...
by Mage Soapbox on Jul 4, 2016

Buying time

Originally published in the Otago Daily Times by Tom McKinlay — If we don’t act soon, the world we leave our children will be in a sorry state indeed, leading Australian scientist Prof Corey Bradshaw tells Tom McKinlay. Prof Corey Bradsha...
by Conservation Bytes on Jun 26, 2016

Syria’s Beloved Sweet Shops Follow Its Refugees Into Exile

Thousands of top cooks, restaurateurs, and ice cream parlor owners are among those to have joined the exodus. And as they’ve found their feet, countries like Egypt, Jordan, and Turkey have benefitted tremendously from the influx of a people reno...
by Vreemdelingenrecht on Jun 17, 2016

An Istanbul Bookstore Made by a Refugee for Refugees

Some people are good for the soul. Samer al-Kadri is one such being. When you walk into his Pages Bookstore ...
by Book Riot on Jun 15, 2016

Stricter Gun Laws Will NEVER Supersede Ideology!

In the first place and simply judging by the number of shooting incidents in Chicago, stricter gun laws do not work as that city has some of the toughest in the United States!Why is it then that beyond strict gun laws Chicago also holds the ignominio...
by The Political Commentator on Jun 14, 2016


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