Monthly Archives: June 2012

World Refugee Day

The United Nations General Assembly, in collaboration with the Organization of African Unity,  adopted resolution 55/60, which established “World Refugee Day”. In light of the Arab spring, the creation of the new state of Azawad from parts of Mali, the … Continue reading

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Israel Begins Deporting African Migrants

“Israel launches African migrant deportation drive” by Dan Williams, for Reuters: Israel launched a high-profile deportation drive against African migrants on Sunday with an airlift of South Sudanese whose government said they would be welcomed back as economic assets. The … Continue reading

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Amnesty International: When you don’t exist

An international human rights organization known as Amnesty International has created a special report criticizing the European Union about their mistreatment of asylum seekers and migrants. The organization has also created a special campaign concerning migrants and asylum seekers called … Continue reading

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Amnesty International Criticizes the EU

“Amnesty: EU does not value migrants’ lives”, from Russia Today: Europe cares about reinforcing its borders but not about human lives. The criticism comes from Amnesty International, which says in its report that European governments often endanger asylum-seekers by preventing … Continue reading

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