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· February, 2011

Stories about Refugees from February, 2011

Côte d’Ivoire: Twitter Campaign for Anderson Cooper’s Attention

Global Voices author Anna Gueye was instrumental in a recent campaign to persuade influential CNN reporter Anderson Cooper to pay as much attention to protests in African countries such as...

Angola: Mass Evictions Displace Thousands

A large-scale demolition in Lubango carried out by the government of Angola, has already left in its wake over 5,000 displaced people in the southwest of the country. Upon reconstructing...

Australia: Dog-whistling to Islamophobes

Australian Opposition politicians have been accused of using dog-whistle politics and courting islamophobes during the last week. Two issues have collided with instant reactions in the blogosphere.

Bangladesh: Ethnic Jumma People Living Under Fear

North and South Korea Mark Kim Jong-il's 69th Birthday

Whilst North Korea celebrates its leader, Kim Jong-il's 69th birthday today, South Korean human rights activists sent a rather unconventional birthday gift to Kim: gigantic balloons carrying leaflets lambasting the...

Fleeing refugees in Thailand-Myanmar border

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