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· August, 2011

Stories about Refugees from August, 2011

China: Who Could Have Known The Libyans Hate Gaddafi?

One of China's top military analysts at home, has turned the official line on Libya into something of a joke, and abroad, China's nominal support for Gaddafi may end up...

Somalia: Food Security Emergency Spreads Despite Aid

As the Horn of Africa deals with what the Food and Agriculture Organization is calling the “most severe food security emergency in the world today,” experts warn that conditions in...

Lebanon: On Mahmoud Abbas’ Upcoming Visit

Malaysia-Australia Refugee Swap Deal Criticised

The refugee swap between Malaysia and Australia that was signed last month has been suspended by the Australian High Court after huge criticism. Under the deal, the next 800 refugees...

Australia: Malaysia No Solution to ‘Boat People’ Politics

The Australian government’s attempt to take a hard line on people smugglers and asylum seekers arriving by boat has hit a major snag. In December 2010, approximately 50 asylum seekers...

Cuba: Nyad's Failed Attempt

Number of North Korean Defectors Surges In Thailand

France: The Forgotten Tunisian Refugees of #Botzaris36

After several months of wandering, 30 Tunisian migrants are currently sleeping rough in a park in Paris. #Botzaris36 is the hashtag launched on Twitter to help them out both financially...

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