Tag: refugees

Racism aimed at Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Racism aimed at Syrian refugees in Lebanon

| April 14, 2014

The U.S. isn’t the only place infected with the virus of racism. Racists come in all sizes and colors and in many places. Anti-Syrian hostility in Lebanon spawns social media backlash By Faisal Irshaid BBC Monitoring Lebanese activist: “If my country can’t be self-sufficient, the fault lies with the authorities. It shouldn’t blame its failures […]

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U.N. urges countries to shelter Somali refugees fleeing deepening war

U.N. urges countries to shelter Somali refugees fleeing deepening war

| February 7, 2014

The U.N. is appealing to countries not to deport Somali refugees as the situation in southern and central Somalia is still unsafe.

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YWCA set to explore “Hopes and Realities of Burmese Refugees”

YWCA set to explore “Hopes and Realities of Burmese Refugees”

| January 15, 2014

“Freedom to Dream: the Hopes and Realities of Burmese Refugees” YWCA Northeast Indiana will begin the 2014 Diversity Dialogue season with an exploration into the life and experiences of the Burmese refugees living in our community. Faustina Adat and Eva Cung, YWCA staff members and Burmese refugees themselves, will introduce attendees to their language and […]

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