refugee crisis

War and Refugees – From Bangladesh to Ukraine (And Corporate Media’s Hypocrisy)

How many wars have been fought in the world from March 1971 to December – from the time of Bangladesh’s bloody liberation war to March 2022, and how many millions of innocent people have had to leave their homeland and…

Bangladesh seeks Russia’s help in resolving Rohingya refugee crisis

Dhaka has made a proposal to Moscow to take a trilateral initiative among Bangladesh, Russia and Myanmar to resolve the Rohingya crisis while tripartite consultation among Dhaka, Beijing and Naypyidaw has been halted after military took power in Myanmar. Foreign…

Ambitious Turkish plan to resettle two million displaced Syrians

By Abdus Sattar Ghazali Turkey has an ambitious plan to settle two million displaced Syrians in a 30 kilometer wide safe zone in northern Syria. Turkish President Recep Tayyi Erdogan unveiled the plan at the 74th session of the United…

Refugees Are Finding Their Own Solutions – But Are Taking Great Risks in the Process

By Dr Jeff Crisp | Refugee Law Initiative 19 Jun 2019 – Many of the world’s 25 million refugees are confronted with the prospect of a life in limbo. They are unable to go back to their own country because of…

Middle East, Engulfed by a ‘Perfect Storm’

By Baher Kamal A perfect storm has engulfed the Middle East, and continues to threaten international peace and security. Hardly anyone could sum up the Middle East explosive situation in so few, blunt words as just did Nickolay Mladenov, the…

UN calls on European countries to protect refugees from freezing to death & abuse

RT – Published time: 14 Jan, 2017 11:40 At least five refugees have reportedly perished from exposure in a European cold snap since the beginning of the year amid reports of police violence against asylum seekers, including confiscation of phones and…

EU wants states to return migrants to Greece

The EU executive has recommended member states resume returning migrants to Greece next year. The aim is to restore the Dublin accord which fell apart due to Athens’ money troubles and an influx of people seeking asylum. The new policy…

Infants starving in squalor created by EU-Turkey Refugee deal

Asylum seekers—mostly women and children—are trapped in Greece in conditions so inhumane that infants’ lives are being endangered, rights groups say by Nika Knight, staff writer for Common Dreams Conditions for refugees have deteriorated in Greece in the wake of…

Noam Chomsky – German weapons exports to Israel & Saudi Arabia and the refugee crisis

By Zain Raza for AcTVism In this video MIT professor, anarchist, political philosopher and renowned linguist, Noam Chomsky, discusses the impacts of German arms and weapons exports into Saudi Arabia and Israel. He also talks about the refugee and Syrian…

EU/Balkans/Greece: Border Curbs Threaten Rights

Discriminatory Actions Causing Chaos, Crisis. By Human Rights Watch (Brussels, March 1, 2016) – The chaos and violence unfolding on the Greece-Macedonia border are a direct result of discriminatory border closures and Austria’s unilateral cap on asylum seekers, Human Rights…

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