Archive For The “refugees” Category

The fate of Lifta portends the future of Ramallah and Bethlehem and more

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The fate of Lifta portends the future of Ramallah and Bethlehem and more

The fate of Lifta portends the future of Ramallah and Bethlehem and more The tragic fate of the village of #Lifta, #Palestine. @ArabNews Every Palestinian knows the story of Lifta, a small village on a hillside near the city of Jerusalem. During its war to conquer Palestinian-majority areas of Palestine in 1947 and 1948, Israel…

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Muslim Americans criticize Biden’s excuses on Chinese aggression against Uyghur women

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Muslim Americans criticize Biden’s excuses on Chinese aggression against Uyghur women

Muslim Americans criticize Biden’s excuses on Chinese aggression against Uyghur women We demand President Biden apologize to the victims of China’s aggression, the victims of genocide, the countless Uyghur and other Turkic women who are systematically raped and sterilized, and the countless Turkistanis who are killed for their organs. If President Biden has any moral decency and is faithful to his…

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New Book: Empower a Refugee: Peace of Thread & the Backyard Humanity Movement

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New Book: Empower a Refugee: Peace of Thread & the Backyard Humanity Movement

New Book: Empower a Refugee: Peace of Thread & the Backyard Humanity Movement Refugees who have fled famine and violence and resettled in the US too often are isolated, disconnected, living in despair. They typically have housing, food, clothing. Yet they miss the large inter-connected families, the all-embracing social fabric of their previous homes. They yearn…

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Good Shepherd Collective needs your help to fight Annexation, Demolitions, and more

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Good Shepherd Collective needs your help to fight Annexation, Demolitions, and more

Good Shepherd Collective needs your help to fight Annexation, Demolitions, and more URGENT CALL-TO-ACTION. Webinar Sept. 5 addresses how Jewish National Fund engaged in the displacement of Palestinians from their homes and the confiscation of their lands. With all eyes on the United States’ presidential election, the Israeli settler movement has been inciting violence, ransacking Palestinian…

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Zakat Foundation Launches Muslim Philanthropy Graduate Institute

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Zakat Foundation Launches Muslim Philanthropy Graduate Institute

Zakat Foundation Launches Muslim Philanthropy Graduate Institute Offers  humanitarian  studies  fall  fellowship  with  Indiana  University Zakat Foundation of America has announced the creation of the Zakat Foundation Institute, an independent nonprofit graduate school aiming to professionalize Muslim charitable work and award masters degrees in humanitarian and development studies to candidates from the Islamic philanthropic sector….

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Refugee group expresses concerns for rising need in Syria

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Refugee group expresses concerns for rising need in Syria

Refugee group expresses concerns for rising need in Syria The American Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East (FRRME), the American branch of a worldwide refugee relief charity, anticipates a huge wave of Syrian refugees in the near future, as food shortages strike Syria. With a severe bread shortage caused by many bakeries…

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AHRC applauds House passage of No Ban Act

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AHRC applauds House passage of No Ban Act

AHRC applauds House passage of No Ban Act AHRC Welcomes the Symbolism of the Passage of the House’s No Ban Act, Urges More Sustained Immigration Advocacy for Real Change: The American Human rights Council (AHRC-USA) welcomes the US House of Representatives’ passage of the No Ban Act- H.R. 2486. President Trump claimed that the Congress…

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Response to COVID-19 in Wavel Palestinian Refugee Camp

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Response to COVID-19 in Wavel Palestinian Refugee Camp

Response to COVID-19 in Wavel Palestinian Refugee Camp Anera is beginning a multi-faceted response to COVID-19 in Wavel camp for Palestinian refugees in Baalbeck, Lebanon. A Palestinian refugee who fled the Syrian civil war, and who lives near the camp, tested positive for the virus today. She traveled in and out of the camp often,…

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Increasingly Questionable US military presence in the Middle East

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Increasingly Questionable US military presence in the Middle East

Increasingly Questionable US military presence in the Middle East By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz The expanding US military presence in the Mideast reveals a number of central problems. The threats of ISIS lie dormant. The new discoveries of vast fields of natural gas and oil in the Mediterranean Levant basin (and elsewhere) are temptations for state…

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UNRWA USA partners in Run with Right to Movement Palestine to raise funds

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UNRWA USA partners in Run with Right to Movement Palestine to raise funds

UNRWA USA partners in Run with Right to Movement Palestine to raise funds UNRWA USA is partnering with Right to Movement Palestine to bring a group of runners and refugees from Palestine to relay run 250 miles  down the East Coast, from New York to DC, in just five days, to deliver a message that…

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Syrian refugees must re-register between Sept. 23 and Nov. 22 to keep status

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Syrian refugees must re-register between Sept. 23 and Nov. 22 to keep status

Syrian refugees must re-register between Sept. 23 and Nov. 22 to keep status U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that current beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) under Syria’s designation who want to maintain their status through March 31, 2021, must re-register between Sept. 23 and Nov. 22, 2019. Re-registration procedures, including how…

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Hundreds of thousands remain missing in Iraq after decades of war, violence

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Hundreds of thousands remain missing in Iraq after decades of war, violence

Hundreds of thousands remain missing in Iraq after decades of war, violence The families of hundreds of thousands of missing Iraqis marked the International Day of the Disappeared on Friday, as the office of Iraq’s Prime Minister pledged to support relatives and investigate cases, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross (August 30,…

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