Tag: Refugee

No one dreams of being a refugee: Angelina Jolie

No one dreams of being a refugee: Angelina Jolie

The global refugee crisis is a major challenge for the present generation, believes actress-activist Angelina Jolie, the Special Envoy for UNHCR – the UN Refugee Agency. She says no one dreams of being a refugee. Angelina has written an opinion piece for CNN, sharing her thoughts on the anguish that[Read More…]

100 migrants feared missing after boat sinks off Libyan coast

Nearly 100 migrants were feared missing after their boat sank off the Libyan coast near Tripoli on Thursday, a coastguard official said. 23 migrants were rescued from the craft off Gargaresh, a western suburb of Tripoli, Coastguard spokesman Ayoub Qassem said. According to survivors, the inflatable boat had set off[Read More…]

Trump signals deal with Mexico on asylum seekers

Hawaii federal judge blocks Trump’s new travel ban

A federal judge in Hawaii has placed a nationwide hold on the key aspects of US President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban after hearing arguments that the executive order discriminates on the basis of nationality. The executive order was put on hold just hours before the new restrictions were to[Read More…]

Global effort on girls' education defeating Taliban's purpose: Malala

Malala Yousafzai ‘heartbroken’ over Trump’s refugee policies

Yousafzai, the youngest to receive the Nobel Peace Prize, shared it in 2014 with India’s Kailash Satyarthi, a fellow education activist. She is student activist from Pakistan and a Nobel Peace laureate too. As Trump signs an order entitled: “Protection of the nation from foreign terrorist entry into the United States.” which[Read More…]

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