Tag Archives: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

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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54 Migrants Die of Thirst

“54 Migrants Die of Thirst in Boat Tragedy Off Tunisia”, re-posted by France 24: Fifty-four migrants trying to reach Italy died of thirst when their inflatable boat ruptured in the Mediterranean, according to testimony from the sole survivor, Abbes Settou, … Continue reading

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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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Asylum Seekers Attacked in Greece by Extremists

In regards to Greece, I have made a few posts worth viewing here and here. Greece is still facing the burden of the Euro debt crisis and the alarming growth anti-immigrant sentiment, which will be continued to be covered here. … Continue reading

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