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· May, 2012

Stories about Refugees from May, 2012

Palestine: Remembering the Nakba

May 15 is Nakba Day, when Palestinians commemorate the displacement and dispossession that took place at the time of Israel's establishment in 1948. In this post we look at how...

Philippines: Military Bombings Create Refugees

Thousands of residents in the southern Philippine island of Mindanao have been forced to flee their land in the past few months because of increased military presence and activities in...

DR of Congo: General Ntaganda Back on the War Path?

Bosco Ntaganda, a former chief of the Congolese rebellion is back on the war path, concerned that the ICC warrant against him for war crimes is now supported by the...

Israel: Increase in Racism Against African Asylum Seekers

In the past few weeks two cases of rape of Jewish women by Eritrean and Sudanese asylum seekers have been reported in the Israeli media, prompting a new wave of...

Nagorno Karabakh: Cultural Destruction and Preservation in the Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict

Greece: Police Violence Against Immigrants on the Rise

Greek social media has been in uproar over a video posted on Facebook and Twitter, showing police officers overtly abusing a detained immigrant in downtown Athens. Racist and police violence...

Brazil: Homeless Movement in Belo Horizonte Surrounded by Police

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