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June 16, 2015 | Guest | Tagged as: Cambodia
On June 4, four refugees arrived in Phnom Penh’s VIP airport terminal, processed in an area usually reserved for royalty, government officials, or the odd pop star. As they were ushered into a curtained van, dozens of media organizations encircled the three Iranians and one ethnic Rohingya, eager to document the first refugees from the Australian-run Nauru detention center to be permanently resettled in Cambodia.
June 10, 2015 | Sarnata Reynolds | Tagged as: Americas
Mexicanos y Salvadoreños siguen sufriendo ataques diarios contra los individuos, familias y comunidades a través de la extorsión, secuestros, violaciones y homicidios. Estos ataques son generalmente a manos de grupos y bandas criminales organizadas, pero a menudo, la policía y los militares están involucrados o específicamente orquestando eventos violentos. La inseguridad y la focalización de los ciudadanos de ambos países han causado desplazamiento interno masivo.
June 09, 2015 | Sarnata Reynolds | Tagged as: Americas
Mexicans and Salvadorans continue to suffer from daily attacks on individuals, families, and communities through extortion, kidnappings, rapes, and homicides. These attacks are frequently at the hands of organized criminal groups and gangs, but too often, the police and military are involved or specifically orchestrating violent events. The insecurity and targeting of the citizens of both countries has led to mass internal displacement.
June 04, 2015 | Michael Boyce
From atop a rocky hill in eastern Chad, Ali looked out at Farchana camp, home to almost 26,000 of his fellow refugees from the Darfur region of Sudan. In his field of vision, Ali could see a maze of mud-brick shelters, women chopping firewood, and roving bands of giggling children. But to Ali, all these things don’t simply amount to a refugee camp: they are a symbol of defiance.
June 02, 2015 | Ann Hollingsworth | Tagged as: Chad, Humanitarian Response, Neglected Crises, Women & Children
We are in the refugee camp of Touloum in eastern Chad and the sun is bright. The camp is surrounded by desert for miles in every direction. It is quiet in the camp as we walk through, except for a small group of children who are playing outside and the occasional sound of a donkey trudging through the sand.