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Western Refugee Policies Are One Endless Evian Conference

By David Swanson, December 14, 2017, Let’s Try Democracy. Evian is not just a bottled water company. And the town of Évian-les-Baines in France on the south shore of Lake Geneva is not just a location for luxury hotels. It’s […]

Michael Sharp – Bombs, rebels and refugees – Sept. 9, 2013 – April 16, 2017

Michael Jesse Sharp Memorial Service

Think Banning Refugees Is Bad? Then You Need to Know How They Were Created

By Darius Shahtahmasebi, theAntiMedia.org. On Saturday, Reuters obtained a report conducted by U.N. experts advising the U.N. Security Council that the U.S.-backed, Saudi-led coalition’s attacks in Yemen “may amount to war crimes.” The report investigated ten coalition air strikes between March […]

Helping Refugees Also Means Stopping the Wars Which Make Them

By Max Alj, telesur. Trump, it seems, will not ban all Muslims. He’ll only ban Muslims whose countries and homes we are bombing. In the coming days, President Donald Trump is set to place his signature on Executive Orders (EOs) […]

Hundreds Launch ‘Civil March for Aleppo’ to Demand Help for Refugee

Hundreds Launch ‘Civil March for Aleppo’ to Demand Help for Refugee

By Nadia Prupis, Common Dreams The march, which will go from Berlin to Aleppo following a reverse ‘refugee route,’ aims to build political pressure to end fighting Hundreds of peace activists on Monday launched an on-foot march from Berlin, Germany […]

In the “Jungle”: Report from the Refugee Camp in Calais, France

In the “Jungle”: Report from the Refugee Camp in Calais, France

by Sabia Rigby, Voices for Creative Nonviolence   “I was in jail with a Libyan man, his friends came and broke into the jail and let us go, too. There was fighting everywhere. You pray to be in jail with […]

Report from the Refugee Camp in Calais, France–“the Jungle”

Report from the Refugee Camp in Calais, France–“the Jungle”

By Sabia Rigby “I was in jail with a Libyan man, his friends came and broke into the jail and let us go, too. There was fighting everywhere. You pray to be in jail with Libyans, because they do not […]

US Pledges $133 Million for South Sudan Refugees, Displaced

US Pledges $133 Million for South Sudan Refugees, Displaced

VOA NEWS KAMPALA — The State Department says the United States is pledging nearly $133 million in additional humanitarian assistance to South Sudan’s refugees and internally displaced people. The aid comes amid discussions over whether the U.S. should cut its aid […]

World Beyond War: The Rohingya Refugee Crisis and its Implications on Security in South East Asia

World Beyond War: The Rohingya Refugee Crisis and its Implications on Security in South East Asia

NOTE to those planning to view this livestream: 9 a.m. on Sept 24 in Kuala Lumpur is 9 p.m. on Sept 23 in Washington, D.C. WATCH THE LIVESTREAM AT THIS LINK. JUST International Seminar World Beyond War: The Rohingya Refugee […]

5 Refugee Camps in Mud on the Greek-Macedonia Border

5 Refugee Camps in Mud on the Greek-Macedonia Border

By Ann Wright “If you don’t like refugees coming to your country, stop voting for politicians who love to bomb the shit out of them.”  Our delegation from CODEPINK: Women for Peace saw this written on a tent at the […]