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In late November a shocking video alerted the world to the slave trafficking crisis in Libya. Here’s a look at how things got to this point, and what’s being done to address the problem.
Canada is quietly working with a non-profit group in Toronto to create an underground railroad that gives safe passage to persecuted gay Chechens.
Pro-refugee findings in a study mandated by President Trump mysteriously failed to make it into a final report presented to the administration on September 5.
Although the courts have blocked President Trump’s second attempt at imposing a travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority nations, many people find themselves in limbo. Families have been split up, legal U.S. citizens and green card holders are wary of foreign travel, and refugees who are currently in the process of moving to the … Continued
A senior fellow at the Brookings Institute speaks her mind on the recent travel ban on seven Muslim majority countries.
Numerous corporate entities have publicly denounced President Trump’s executive order banning refugees and others from certain Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States. Some companies have issued statements via social media, donated to the ACLU, or offered various forms of support to those affected, among other actions.
Syrian refugees have been banned by Executive Order from entering the United States, and the European Union member states remain divided over who will shoulder the burden of the refugees amassing along their borders. Every month, hundreds of thousands of refugees flee the violence and atrocities in their Middle East homelands. But the images of … Continued
President Donald Trump is expected to sign executive orders today that would halt admissions from Syria and suspend visas from Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen. In doing so, Trump’s administration can reduce the number of refugees resettled on American soil and bar the entry of refugees into the United States (except for religious … Continued
The island nation of Kiribati is forced to deal with the fact that it will be swallowed by the ocean should sea-levels rise as expected, giving rise to some unexpected strategies to combat the effects of climate change.