Tag Archives: Forced migration

14Aug/17

70 years later, a survivor tells tales of India-Pakistan split

AMRITSAR, PUNJAB, INDIA (REUTERS)- The partition of India and Pakistan in 1947 led to one of the largest known mass migrations in the human history with millions of Hindus, Sikhs and Muslims displaced from their homelands. Continue reading

28Feb/17

Door knocks in the dark: The Canadian town on front line of Trump migrant crackdown

The Canadian town of Emerson, Manitoba has become the front line of an emerging political crisis that is testing Canada’s will to welcome asylum seekers
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28Jan/17

Trump travel ban sparks panic abroad, lawsuits at home

U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily barring visitors from seven predominantly Muslim countries and banning Syrian refugees indefinitely will likely land his administration in court. Zachary Goelman reports. Continue reading

15Dec/15
A Syrian refugee reacts as he waits behind border fences to cross into Turkey at Akcakale border gate in Sanliurfa province, Turkey

Reuters Pictures of the Year 2015

A selection of Reuters Pictures of the Year.
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08Dec/15

Blocking Muslim refugees supports terrorism – U.N.’s Guterres

Countries rejecting Syrian refugees because they are muslim are fuelling Islamic State and other militant groups, the U.N. says.

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30Nov/15

Another mass brawl erupts at Berlin refugee shelter

German police make several arrests after a mass brawl erupts among several hundred migrants and security personnel at a Berlin refugee shelter, the second such incident in the German capital in 24 hours.

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12Nov/15

WFP introduces “world’s first app against global hunger”

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) launches the “Share the Meal” app for smartphone users to help feed Syrian refugee children.

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17Oct/15

U.N.’s Ban tells refugee class of his own displaced childhood

U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, visiting refugee families in Rome, calls Europe’s escalating refugee situation a “crisis of global solidarity”.

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