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UNHCR Relocates Refugees of the Choucha Camp

The UNHCR recently announced the closure of the Choucha camp in Tunisia, which held 650 refugees mostly from Libya. They submitted a press release describing their post-camp closure strategy meant to mitigate the humanitarian disaster: The UN refugee agency has … Continue reading

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200 Refugees to be Evicted from Choucha Camp in Tunisia on Sunday

“200 to be evicted in Tunisia Refugee Camp Closure: NGO,” by AFP (reposted by France 24) Some 200 people in a camp in southeast Tunisia for those who fled the Libya conflict in 2011 will be evicted Sunday when the … Continue reading

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Depression at the Sallum Refugee Camp in Egypt

During the Libyan civil war, many migrants fled to neighboring countries seeking for refuge and protection. During the crises, much of the media spotlight was centered on the toppling of dictators in the Arab world. However, very little attention was … Continue reading

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Surviving Migrants sue France and Spain

Approximately two years ago, 9 out of 72 migrants survived the perilous journey across the Mediterranean. It was not the waves or the wind that toppled the boat, causing massive drowning, but the lack of assistance by NATO, who stood … Continue reading

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Choucha Camp in Tunisia to Close

The Choucha Camp (sometimes spelled Shusha or Shousha) was built for Libyan refugees fleeing the Libyan civil war in 2011, which resulted in the overthrow of Muammar al-Qaddafi. Some background on this particular issue is best elucidated in an informative article entitled, … Continue reading

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