Refuges of War

The wars in the Middle East and Africa have brought about a refuge crisis and the US, Australia, Canada and Europe don't seem to want to help even though they caused the problem in the problem.
Its time for the media and governments get it right. Those from the Middle East, Central America and many from Mexico are refugees. "Refugees are persons fleeing armed conflict or persecution."

Democracy Now! 1/1/2016 Refugees and ISIS

"I Don’t Want to Die. This War Is Not My War": A Syrian in France’s Largest Refugee Camp Speaks Out
Airstrikes Against Syria are a Trap, Warns Former ISIS Hostage Nicolas Hénin
Former ISIS Hostage Nicolas Hénin: Welcoming Refugees is the Best Strategy Against ISIS

‘We Are Human Beings; We Are Not Dogs’

By Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan


During Paris Summit, Climate and War Refugees Continued to Perish
Written by Alleen Brown. Published by The Intercept on December 15, 2015

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Democracy Now! 12/9/2015 Refugees

"I Don’t Want to Die. This War Is Not My War": A Syrian in France’s Largest Refugee Camp Speaks Out
What Do Survivors of War Have to Do to Live in Peace?: Voices from France’s Largest Refugee Camp

El Salvador’s Young People Are Killing, Dying, and Running

Written by Danny Gold. Published by Vice News on November 27, 2015

Photo by Salvador Melendez/AP A family leave their community after gang threats

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Related: Wave of Unaccompanied Central American Migrant Kids Overwhelms US Holding Facilities

Related: Mexico Is Implementing New Measures to Curb Influx of US-Bound Central American Migrants

Related: Are El Salvador's Murderous Gangs the Voice of the Oppressed? They Think So

Watch Gangs of El Salvador

Waging War: Gangs of El Salvador (Part 1)

Living In Fear: Gangs of El Salvador (Part 2)

One Day in Usulután: Gangs of El Salvador (Part 3)

Targeting The Young: Gangs of El Salvador (Part 4)

No End To The Bloodshed: Gangs of El Salvador (Part 5)

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Democracy Now! 11/18/2015 Peter Bouckaert of HRW

The US Debate Over Admitting Syrian Refugees: ‘We have Gone Temporarily Mad, Again’

By James Zogby; Global Research, November 25, 2015; The Jordan Times, 23 November 2015

Global Research 11/25/2015

The Jordan Times 11/23/2015

Refugees are Not Terrorists: HRW Decries Efforts to Reject People Fleeing Wars in Syria & Iraq
Shutting the Door on Refugees Would Be Propaganda Victory for Islamic State

Before you say no to refugees, here are 8 debunked myths

Written by Joe McCarthy. Published by Global Citizen on November 20, 2015
Joe McCarthy is a Content Creator at Global Citizen. He believes apathy is the biggest threat to creating a more just world and tries his hardest to stay open-minded and curious. Living in New York keeps him aware of how interconnected our world is, how every action has ripples.

Image: UNHCR

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Oh my—George Takei's perfect response to a Virginia mayor's statement on refugees

Written by Jen Hayden. Published by Daily Kos on November 19, 2015 

George Takei at the 2013 Florida SuperCon

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Refugees as Weapons in Propaganda War

Author: Eric Draitser. Publicher New Eastern Outlook on 11/21/2015

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CNN Punished Its Own Journalist for Fulfilling a Core Duty of Journalism

Written by Glenn Greenwald. Published by The Intercept on Nov. 20 2015

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Asylum seekers squat empty buildings while waiting for Netherlands approval

The northwestern European country expects to take more refugees but important questions remain, reports Lyn Drummond.
Published by the New Internationalist Magazine.

A banner hangs off a building in Amsterdam calling to welcome all refugees. r.g-s under a Creative Commons Licence

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Veteran Charged with Attempting to Smuggle 4-Year-Old Child Refugee into Britain

Written by Michaela Whitton published on November 05, 2015 by ANTIMEDIA

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The Billion-dollar Border War: Why Walls and Drones Are Bogus

Posted: 11/04/2015 By Regina Clemente,Director of Campaigns, Brave New Films

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The refugee crisis is tearing Europe apart

As people flee from Syria and other war-torn countries, Europe’s hostile response has been dismaying.
Opinion of Yiannis Baboulias November 5, 2015 Al Jazeera America

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200,000 Hungarians fled abroad after an uprising started on 23 October 1956. But today, the country is closing its...

Posted by Amnesty International on Friday, October 23, 2015

These clowns have a singular goal: Make refugees and migrants in Lesbos, Greece, smile

Posted by AJ+ on Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Democracy Now!
1. Outsourcing a Refugee Crisis: U.S. Paid Mexico Millions to Target Central Americans Fleeing Violence (24 minutes)
2. Director Diego Quemada-Diéz on "La Jaula de Oro" and Migration to the U.S. (28 minutes)

The lack of basic services is having an impact on the health of thousands of migrants and refugees passing through the...

Posted by Doctors Without Borders/ Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) on Saturday, October 17, 2015

The Mental Health Crisis Facing Europe's Refugees

By Matteo Congregalli, October 15, 2015 for Vice News

"Refugee" or "Migrant" - Which Is Right?

Saturday, 26 September 2015 By Adrian Edwards, New America Media Report

Migrants and refugees, just arrived by ship from the island of Lesbos, at the port in Piraeus, Greece, September 23, 2015. (Photo: Tyler Hicks / The New York Times)

Safe Passage: An Open Letter to U.S. President Barack Obama & Congressional Leaders

Safe Passage Letter

Our world is in crisis.There are now 60 million refugees, asylum seekers and displaced people - almost double the...

Posted by UNHCR on Wednesday, October 7, 2015

A day on a refugee rescue ship

Kidnapped and Sold In Libya's Migrant Trade: In a desperate bid to seek a better life in Europe, thousands of refugees...

Posted by The Knowledge Room on Friday, October 9, 2015

The world cannot afford to look away.For more than two years, unspeakable violence has ravaged parts of Nigeria and...

Posted by UNHCR on Thursday, October 8, 2015

“This is a job for me. I do it to buy pens and exercise books for school."Ten year old refugee Yacob, from the Nuba...

Posted by UNHCR on Friday, October 9, 2015


Posted by Muhammad Hasnain on Friday, October 2, 2015

Today, we remember all the lives lost in the Mediterranean since the first big shipwreck exactly two years ago. Sign our...

Posted by Amnesty International on Friday, October 2, 2015

A powerful video that shows the unbearable conditions that some refugees are facing at sea. "If these people had not...

Posted by Doctors Without Borders/ Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) on Thursday, October 1, 2015

Syrian Refugee's Online Q&A Goes Awry

Posted by The Point on Saturday, September 26, 2015

Soccer aids in transition for unaccompanied teens: The teenagers have acclimated to life in New York through the sport and next week will meet the Pope.

Posted by Al Jazeera America on Sunday, September 20, 2015

Something is rotten in the state of Denmark, and refugees are refusing to get off the trains there.

Posted by AJ+ on Sunday, September 20, 2015

Refugees welcome :)

Posted by Banksy on Saturday, September 19, 2015

Freedom of Movement is a Human RightAfford assistance to #RefugeesPlease join and add all your...

Posted by World Citizen Friendship Ring on Monday, September 14, 2015

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