Stories about Refugees from June, 2006
UDPS Liege announces (Fr) that “French authorities have come to their senses and freed (…) Yves Muko who was arrested Saturday 6/17/06 at Roissy Charles de Gaulle [airport] by the French police. Through his freeing, French authorities acknowledge the righteousness and nobility of UDPS’ struggle.” The party “nevertheless condemns the...
According to Payvandkadeh, a 37 years old Iranian hanged himself in Denmark after his demand to become refugee was rejected for the second time (Persian).
Alwyn Thomson of Our Man in Tirana provides an update on the fate of the five Uighurs, who were moved to Albania from Guantanamo, but are unlikely to settle there.
Nazret.com points to a report on the perilous journey of Ethiopian migrants to the Arabian Peninsula
Tourism in Batumi is flourishing, and as a result, refugees living there are being paid to move on, notes Hulegu's Campaign.
Asiapundit‘s myrick has two key posts this week: one announcing the commencing of the 2006-2007 Asia Blog Awards contest, with the deadline for nominations set at June 16. A new category this year aims to include blogs of a more visual nature: “Podcasts, photo and video blogs must be based...