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· December, 2007

Stories about Refugees from December, 2007

Poland: Simon Mol

The beatroot writes again about Simon Mol, a “Cameroonian ‘refugee’, poet and human rights activist” charged with infecting 12 Polish women with HIV. (Many of the 213 comments to this...

Iraq: Iraqi Refugees in Syria

Alive in Baghdad highlights the plight of Iraqi refugees in Syria in this video.

Iraq: The Suffering of Iraqis

While we have touched on the plight of Iraqi refugees in neighbouring Arab countries previously, nothing compares to the real misery they are facing away from their homes and jobs...

Iraq: Alive in Baghdad Correspondent Killed

Alive in Baghdad‘s special correspondent in Iraq Ali Shafeya was killed at his home in Sadr City, announced the site, which is collecting donations for his funeral and family. Ali...

Iraq: Refugees in Syria and Jordan

Iraqi Faiza Al Arji updates us on the situation of Iraqi refugees in Syria and Jordan in this post.

Russia: 13 Years Since the 1st Chechen War

Dmitri Minaev of De Rebus Antiquis Et Novis commemorates the 13th anniversary of the First Chechen War by linking to his earlier translation of a Chechen journalist's recollections from that...

Georgia: All Eyes on Kosovo

Steady State says that the failure to come to a decision on the status of Kosovo might well send Russia and the West on a collision course. With the need...

Palestine: The Right to Return

Any Mideast pact must give Palestinians the right to return home, writes Palestinian Umm Kahlil, who links to an article on this issue here.

Egypt: Annapolis Adieu

"Annapolis, Annapolis, this name is haunting me everywhere I go - in newspapers and blogs and on TV. For me, Annapolis seems to be a Greek city near The Acropolis,...

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