User: newstrust Topic: Darfur Crisis
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Israel gives African migrants 3 months to leave or face jail 2.1.2018 Washington Post: World
Israel is notifying thousands of Africans who entered the country illegally that they have three months to leave or face incarceration.
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A widening budget gap is forcing the U.N. to slash food aid to refugees 2.1.2018 Washington Post: World
Donations to the World Food Program are up, but the need across the globe is growing.
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17 photo stories from 2017 31.12.2017 Washington Post
17 photo stories from 2017
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Somali refugees who fled drought, extremism face ration cuts 23.12.2017 AP Top News
MELKADIDA CAMP, Ethiopia (AP) -- Some walked for days to escape the threat of Africa's deadliest Islamic extremist group and the desperation of drought. But the problems for more than 200,000 Somali refugees are far from over....
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Somali refugees who fled drought, extremism face ration cuts 23.12.2017 Washington Post: World
Some walked for days to escape the threat of Africa’s deadliest Islamic extremist group and the desperation of drought. But the problems for more than 200,000 Somali refugees are far from over.
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They used to be rulers of their African or Arab countries. Today they are dead, deposed or driven from their homelands 5.12.2017 LA Times: Commentary

On Oct. 10, 2010, at an Afro-Arab joint summit in the Libyan coastal city of Surt, more than two dozen Arab and African leaders posed together for a group picture.

What a difference seven years has made.

In a sign of the changes that have swept the region, many of those leaders are gone. Some have...

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How much longer will the world sit by and watch crimes against humanity in Myanmar? 29.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary

As the humanitarian crisis in Myanmar grows more grim, it shows every sign of taking its place on the shameful list of mass atrocities that the world did nothing to stop.

Since August, the Myanmar government has systematically engaged in what the United Nations, human rights groups and (finally)...

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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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Director Ai Weiwei's 'Human Flow' finds the deep humanity in overwhelming refugee crisis 9.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary

In late 2014, an Iraqi nonprofit asked famed Chinese artist-activist Ai Weiwei to help judge drawings made by religious minority Yazidi refugees. It was Ai’s first real connection with the global migrant catastrophe that ultimately swelled into the documentary “Human Flow,” a multinational epic...

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World powers are failing to end conflicts: UN refugee chief 3.11.2017 World – The Indian Express
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Africa trip illustrates Haley’s trusted, unusually direct relationship with Trump 30.10.2017 Washington Post: Politics
Tough-talking U.N. ambassador fills the role of envoy but says she doesn’t want to be secretary of state
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South Sudan: Nikki Haley evacuated from U.N. camp amid protests 26.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 26 : The United States Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, was evacuated from a U.N. camp for displaced persons in South Sudan on Wednesday, due to protests against President Salva Kiir.
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US ambassador to UN evacuated from volatile South Sudan camp 26.10.2017 AP Top News
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) -- The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, was evacuated from a U.N. camp for displaced people in South Sudan on Wednesday because of a demonstration against President Salva Kiir, witnesses said....
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Nikki Haley warns war-torn South Sudan that U.S. aid ‘at crossroads’ unless violence eases 25.10.2017 Washington Post
Nikki Haley warns war-torn South Sudan that U.S. aid ‘at crossroads’ unless violence eases
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‘They started to burn our houses’: Ethnic strife in Ethiopia threatens a key U.S. ally 21.10.2017 Washington Post
‘They started to burn our houses’: Ethnic strife in Ethiopia threatens a key U.S. ally
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UN, US failed to prevent ethnic cleansing in South Sudan 18.10.2017 AP Top News
YEI, South Sudan (AP) -- Until the summer of 2016, South Sudan's Yei region was a leafy oasis in the midst of the country's civil war. But when a national peace deal broke down and government soldiers ransacked the area, a handful of U.N. and U.S. officials begged their leaders for help....
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Does the Western Left Have an African Problem? 16.10.2017 Truthout - All Articles
A young boy looks on from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), as smoke rises from an ongoing attack, allegedly carried out by the Seleka Militia on the village of Mobaye in Central African Republic (CAR) on September 21, 2017 in Mobayi-Mbongo. (Photo: JOHN WESSELS / AFP / Getty Images) Most Western leftists who espouse anti-imperialist, antiwar, anti-colonial politics agree that there can be no hierarchies of oppression, but that rhetoric does not hold up when it comes to African countries, their revolutionaries and self-determination struggles. In fact, African countries and their politics are almost never discussed in leftist circles except to make points about imperialism or China. A young boy looks on from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), as smoke rises from an ongoing attack, allegedly carried out by the Seleka Militia on the village of Mobaye in Central African Republic (CAR) on September 21, 2017 in Mobayi-Mbongo. (Photo: JOHN WESSELS / AFP / Getty Images) "Africa fed the world, ...
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South Sudan is a disaster. Its president says: Not my fault. 15.10.2017 Washington Post
South Sudan is a disaster. Its president says: Not my fault.
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Worst odds 11.10.2017 BBC: Business
The countries where most girls don't even get to start primary school.
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U.S. lifts sanctions on Sudan, ending two decades of embargo 6.10.2017 Washington Post
The African nation had been under an embargo — which also was ended permanently — for grave human rights abuses in the conflict in the country’s Darfur region.
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