User: newstrust Topic: Darfur Crisis
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Trump is reassessing aid to South Sudan. Observers say cuts would be a disaster. 11.5.2018 Washington Post: World
its government has been accused of blocking critical humanitarian aid and prolonging endemic violence in the country.
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The collapse of the U.S.-led world order has done more harm than we realize 16.4.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
In multiple miserable corners of the world, where U.S. envoys and aid would normally be, there is a void.
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Another Trump trade war, this time with Rwanda over clothes 12.4.2018 AP Business
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) -- The sweaty mechanic tossed aside the used jeans one by one, digging deep through the pile of secondhand clothes that are at the center of another, if little-noticed, Trump administration trade war....
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South Sudan ex-military chief forms new opposition party 9.4.2018 Washington Post: World
South Sudan’s former military chief of staff Paul Malong is launching a new opposition party to challenge what he says is the corrupt government and to take part in the country’s upcoming peace talks at the end April in neighboring Ethiopia.
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Caught in Congo’s tides of war: 40,000 have crossed a lake seeking refuge 7.4.2018 Washington Post
Nearly 400,000 people have been displaced by renewed violence, according to the United Nations. More than 40,000 have crossed Lake Albert in rickety boats to Uganda, where they have been resettled in an ever-expanding refu­gee camp.
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They aim to help people in distress, but each year scores of aid workers are killed on the job worldwide 12.3.2018 LA Times: Commentary

The recent killings of three humanitarian aid workers in Nigeria by suspected Boko Haram militants have sent shock waves throughout the humanitarian aid community and illuminated the increasingly precarious landscape such personnel must navigate to help people in areas of conflict and instability.

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African asylum seekers facing expulsion have embraced Israel 22.2.2018 AP Top News
HERZLIYA, Israel (AP) -- Tens of thousands of African asylum seekers fear their stay in Israel is coming to an abrupt end....
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US Resettles More Christian Refugees Than Muslims as Overall Numbers Plummet 12.2.2018 Truthout - All Articles
Children stand in a muddy street at a refugee camp on January 26, 2018, at the Syrian town of Azaz. (Photo: Ozan Kose / AFP / Getty Images) The Trump administration appears to be making good on its promise to ban Muslims from the US, despite court orders prohibiting such a policy. As of February 7, only 281 Muslim refugees have been admitted in 2018, compared to 1,200 Christian refugees. By drastically slowing down the resettlement process, especially for Muslim-majority countries, the administration is implementing its ban in an underhanded way. Children stand in a muddy street at a refugee camp on January 26, 2018, at the Syrian town of Azaz. (Photo: Ozan Kose / AFP / Getty Images) The Trump administration has drastically reduced the number of refugees allowed into the United States, but even as overall levels fall, the country is resettling more Christians than Muslims. According to official  State Department data , numbers are down across the board for refugee resettlement, but the drop appears to be ...
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U.S. lifts ban on refugees from ‘high-risk’ nations but pledges tougher scrutiny 30.1.2018 Washington Post: World
Trump called for ‘extreme vetting’ procedures to keep out potential extremists.
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Genocide, famine and a democratic retreat — all as America did nothing 22.1.2018 Washington Post
Genocide, famine and a democratic retreat — all as America did nothing
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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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