refugee

6-05-2009
It is undeniable that the Palestinian people - Muslim and Christians - have suffered in pursuit of a homeland. For more than 60 years they have endured the pain of dislocation.
Eugene Cho 6-03-2009
Is it possible that we as Christians just aren't angry enough about injustices like human trafficking and slavery? Perhaps we've grown too desensitized, domesticated, and docile.
Harper McConnell 6-01-2009
We were in Masisi, a small town in the endless rolling green mountains of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
Cesar Baldelomar 4-22-2009
We are at a global turning point.
Bailey Craft 3-24-2009
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Bailey Craft 3-18-2009
The clock is ticking for thousands of Liberian immigrants as the month of March draws to a close.
Kaitlin Barker 2-25-2009
I recently heard a voice from Darfur. She sat on a stage in front of me, not on the pages of the newspaper, and Darfur's resilient voice said, "The crisis has turned our lives upside down."

Charlton Breen 2-24-2009
The United States has recognized that genocide is taking place in Darfur, Sudan. That recognition is now five years old.

Each time I write about the Middle East, I feel compelled to repeat three concepts.

Leonard Rodgers 1-16-2009

As of Thursday, the Red Cross reported 900 Palestinians from Gaza killed, half of them civilians, over 3,400 severely wounded, and 28,000 displaced from their homes. The special medical supplies which I brought here from the U.S., augmented by blankets and powdered milk and other food bought locally in Cairo, all seemed a drop in the bucket compared to the dimension of need.

In addition to the obvious and outrageous tragedy of those killed by the Israeli bombing of Gaza (640 killed so far in this
Jennifer Svetlik 12-18-2008
Eight years ago, the United Nations proclaimed Dec. 18 as International Migrants Day.
Aaron Taylor 12-08-2008
Soldiers entering villages and killing people on sight. Landmines blowing pregnant women to smithereens. There's no way this is really going on. The world would never tolerate this.

Fleeing a tragic civil war, almost one million refugees from El Salvador live silently in our midst. Many have mental problems rising from their experiences at home: repression, terrorism, and outright combat. What follows is an account of one refugee's story, changed only in minor details to protect her identity. A similar story could be told by almost any one of the million refugees. --B.B.Z.

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