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· December, 2009

Stories about Refugees from December, 2009

Sri Lanka: Forgotten Victims Of The Tsunami

  28 December 2009

Dushi at Groundviews posts a photo story highlighting some forgotten victims of the tsunami in Sri Lanka in 2004 who are still living in temporary shelters. A commenter in that post wondered what happened to the 2.2 Billion dollars of aid Sri Lanka received.

Rwanda: Videos of volunteering

  24 December 2009

A series of videos uploaded by user kdarpa on youtube, featuring a group of volunteers and the people they met while they travelled to Rwanda and worked with local communities.

Israel: National Policy Needed for Foreign Workers

  24 December 2009

Amir Mizroch advocates for a national policy to protect foreign workers in Israel. “You could see the migrant worker story as an inevitable cultural and economic phenomenon with huge potential benefits to Israel. Fields get tilled and houses get built. We enjoy their culture and they enjoy ours. Call it...

Pakistan: Lest We Forget

  1 December 2009

M.P. Bhandara at All Things Pakistan comments on the issue of the stranded Pakistanis in Bangladesh: “How cynical can we get as a nation? We can tolerate the presence of a million plus illegals from Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Burma and Afghanistan in Karachi but we shut the door tight on...

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