Stories about Refugees from May, 2015
"If Africa's youth comes to believe that its future lies elsewhere, it will be impossible to solve the issue of migration," says Souleymane Bachir Diagne.
Joey Ayoub digs into a list of resources to learn about the 1948 Palestinian exodus, also known as the Nakba, as well as memory and identity.
Singapore has remained aloof during the migrant crisis in Southeast Asia, saying that the island cannot accept refugees. But should the city-state do more?
"Action on #Rohingya is a real test of character for #ASEAN. Are we compassionate or heartless nations?"
Following Burundi President Nkurunziza's announcement of his candidacy for a third term (unconstitutional by Burundi's existing law), a massive humanitarian crisis has hit the country as at least 50,000 refugees have fled the country after scenes of violence were reported in several cities. The occurrence of violence were often posted...
Former French Defense Minister Finds Excuses for the Alleged Rape of Central African Children by French Soldiers
Afrique Info reports that JP Chevènement, a former defense minister of France, stated on public radio Europe 1 on May 3 that the challenging conditions that French soldiers face in the Central African Republic could explain “behavior of that kind” (see video above). Chevènement was referring to the allegation of child...
The Dilemmas of Bahrain's Opposition Group Alwefaq: Between Fragmentation and an Underground Movement
The largest opposition group in Bahrain is on the verge of being shut down. Alwefaq Society members are expressing contradicting opinions on the the implications of its closure.
Thousands of Yemenis found themselves stranded abroad when Saudi Arabia and its Arab coalition started pounding their country. Noon Arabia shares some of the stories of those who escaped.
"With this project, we want to draw attention to the fact that it shouldn't be our aim - but that of the EU."