Posts Tagged “Syria”

AHRC observes United Nations World Refugee Day (June 20)

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AHRC observes United Nations World Refugee Day (June 20)

AHRC observes United Nations World Refugee Day (June 20) The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) joins the United Nations and the global community in recognizing World Refugee Day which is observed June 20 of every year. This day has been set aside by the United Nations in order to raise awareness and build support and…

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Lebanon and Syria’s futures intertwined

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Lebanon and Syria’s futures intertwined

Lebanon and Syria’s futures intertwined By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz On October 17, 2019 the Lebanon erupted into a nationwide uprising demanding the dismantling of a corrupt and sectarian political system. Responding to unprecedented street protests, Saad Hariri resigned immediately. A new cabinet was formed by Hassan Diab, an academic with a limited background in public…

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ADC Requests DHS Renewal and Redesignation of Syria TPS

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ADC Requests DHS Renewal and Redesignation of Syria TPS

ADC Requests DHS Renewal and Redesignation of Syria TPS Washington, D.C. | www.adc.org | January 21, 2021 – This morning the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee filed a formal petition with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security requesting redesignation and extension renewal of TPS for Syria. TPS (Temporary Protected Status) for Syria is currently designated through March…

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Biden repeals Trump “Muslim Ban” from 2017

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Biden repeals Trump “Muslim Ban” from 2017

Biden repeals Trump “Muslim Ban” from 2017 Text of the Executive Order issued by President Joseph Biden revoking the so-called “Muslim Ban” which was imposed by former President Donald Trump in March 6, 2017. Issued Jan. 20, 2021 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION The United States was built on…

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Arab American Memoir: “Stories My Father Told Me”

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Arab American Memoir: “Stories My Father Told Me”

Arab American Memoir: “Stories My Father Told Me” Memories of a Childhood in Syria and Lebanon By Elia Zughaib, Illustrated by Helen Zughaib In a world driven by power, money, and the pursuit of personal success, Helen and her father Elia have given us a glimpse of an intact society stretched to the limit, yet…

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Lebanese should use tragedy to come together, not come apart

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Lebanese should use tragedy to come together, not come apart

Lebanese should use tragedy to come together, not come apart The devastation in Lebanon caused by an explosion of more than 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate deserves a serious investigation. And there first place to look is in the circle of Russian influence including its trerrorist partners Iran, Hezbollah, and Syria. Vladimir Putin’s Russia is…

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