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Category: Refugees
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The Latest: PNG removes last men at closed immigration camp 24.11.2017 Washington Post: World
The Latest on Papua New Guinea’s efforts to remove asylum seekers from a decommissioned camp (all times local):
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Papua New Guinea officials remove last refugees from camp 24.11.2017 Washington Post: World
Papua New Guinea authorities said Friday they had relocated the last asylum seekers who had refused for three weeks to leave a closed immigration camp for fear they would face violence in the alternative accommodations.
Papua New Guinea officials remove last refugees from camp 24.11.2017 AP Top News
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- Papua New Guinea authorities said Friday they had relocated the last asylum seekers who had refused for three weeks to leave a closed immigration camp for fear they would face violence in the alternative accommodations....
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German gets suspended sentence for attack on refugee shelter 24.11.2017 Washington Post: World
A court has handed a 21-year-old German man a two-year suspended sentence and 200 hours of community service for an arson attack on a building housing child refugees.
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Greece’s vows greater effort to protect refugees over winter 24.11.2017 Washington Post: World
Greece has promised to step up efforts to protect migrants and refugees over the winter on the Greek islands, but defended a 2016 deal between Turkey and the European Union to stop the westward flow of migrants into Europe.
Burma has committed ‘ethnic cleansing,’ U.S. says. Where does Aung San Suu Kyi go from here? 24.11.2017 Washington Post
Burma has committed ‘ethnic cleansing,’ U.S. says. Where does Aung San Suu Kyi go from here?
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Myanmar, Bangladesh Agree on Return of Refugees 23.11.2017 Wall St. Journal: World
Myanmar and Bangladesh agreed to begin repatriating hundreds of thousands of ethnic Rohingya Muslims who fled a crackdown in Buddhist-majority Myanmar, in a process that could take years to complete and bar people from returning to their own homes.
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Myanmar, Bangladesh sign agreement on Rohingya refugees 23.11.2017 Washington Post: World
Myanmar and Bangladesh have signed an agreement covering the return of Rohingya Muslims who fled across their mutual border to escape violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state.
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Pope's Support for Muslim Refugees Faces Resistance in Myanmar 23.11.2017 Wall St. Journal: World
When Pope Francis visits Myanmar next week, his advocacy for refugees and outreach to the Muslim world could put him at odds with his host, Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, and with some of his own bishops.
Papua New Guinea officials pressure refugees to leave camp 23.11.2017 AP Top News
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- Papua New Guinea authorities on Thursday removed dozens of asylum seekers and ratcheted up pressure on more than 300 others to abandon a decommissioned immigration camp, where refugees reported their shelters, beds and other belongings have been destroyed....
Celebrated Australians want services restored to refugees 23.11.2017 Washington Post: World
A dozen celebrated Australians on Thursday sent an open letter to their government warning that asylum seekers could die at a decommissioned immigration camp on Papua New Guinea where food, water power and medical care were cut off more than three weeks ago.
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U.S. declares attacks on Burmese Rohingya Muslims ‘ethnic cleansing’ 23.11.2017 Washington Post
U.S. declares attacks on Burmese Rohingya Muslims ‘ethnic cleansing’
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Germany’s political crisis is the last thing the West needs right now 23.11.2017 Washington Post: Editorials
A weak government in Berlin is the last thing the West needs right now.
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U.S. denounces violence against Rohingya as 'ethnic cleansing' 22.11.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
"Those responsible for these atrocities must be held accountable," Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in a statement Wednesday. Targeted sanctions against Myanmar are a possibility.
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The Latest: German party wants deal to return Syria refugees 22.11.2017 Washington Post: World
The Latest on the flow of migrants into Europe (all times local):
Counting blessings at a time when far too many in need | Commentary 22.11.2017 Philly.com News
As human rights abuses like those taking place in Myanmar continue, we must own that our silence equals our stamp of approval.
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Thanksgiving is an annual reminder of America's refugee origins 22.11.2017 Washington Post: World
The Thanksgiving story can be a parable both for the political left and right.
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‘Build that wall’? It’s already going up — in the form of Trump’s actions and policies. 22.11.2017 Washington Post
Federal officials are wielding executive authority to assemble a bureaucratic wall that could be more effective than any physical one as the Trump administration works to reduce the number of foreigners living in the United States — those who are undocumented and those here legally — and overhaul the immigration system for generations to come.
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Rape is still being used as a weapon of war. Right now. Today. 22.11.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Rape is still being used as a weapon of war. Right now. Today.
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Myanmar treatment of Rohingya called apartheid in new report 21.11.2017 Washington Post: World
Myanmar has subjected Rohingya Muslims to long-term discrimination and persecution that amounts to “dehumanizing apartheid,” Amnesty International said Tuesday in a report that raises questions about what those who have fled a violent military crackdown would face if they returned home.
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