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Brighter Lives for Refugees

Brighter Lives for Refugees

Brighter Lives For Refugees They say we are everywhere Still we have nowhere to go They say we could fill a country Still we have none to call our own We came here when guns drew closer And…

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Biometrics Innovation for Refugees in Thailand

Biometrics Innovation for Refugees in Thailand

In a remote refugee camp in Western Thailand with no electricity, phone coverage or access to the Internet, an unlikely digital revolution is changing lives. Ban Mai Nai Soi camp. More than 10,000 Myanmar refugees live here, some…

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Germany: The Syrian Refugee band Musiqana

Germany: The Syrian Refugee band Musiqana

When the war came everything changed in Syria. Everything completely changed. Suddenly, everything is broken. I left Syria because you have no choice, you know. It’s war. War means you find some place to save yourself. When I’m…

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Oromo refugees protest outside UNHCR Egypt الأورومو يعتصمون لحين الاستجابة للمطالب

Oromo refugees protest outside UNHCR Egypt الأورومو يعتصمون لحين الاستجابة للمطالب

There are many Oromo people here All of them are demanding their rights We have been asking for interviews with UNHCR since 2013 Those who get an interview do not receive clear answers and those who do get…

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Humanitarian Diplomacy / Refugee Coordinators in Action

Humanitarian Diplomacy / Refugee Coordinators in Action

>>Ben Moeling: Recently, we brought together refugee coordinators from around the world for several days to exchange best practices. Those refugee coordinators are at the cutting edge of American diplomacy and are working directly with beneficiaries and humanitarian…

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This is Shahad: 2012 refugee statistics animation

This is Shahad: 2012 refugee statistics animation

This is Shahad. This is Shahad’s family. And this is one of the bombs that fell on their village last year wounding Shahad and killing two of her siblings. 2012 was a perilous year, as 7.6 million people…

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Professor Jane McAdam – Refugee rights and protections

Professor Jane McAdam – Refugee rights and protections

So why do we even need a Refugee Convention?   Well every country in the world has certain responsibilities towards their citizens and others living in their territory.   This is basically what Human Rights Law is about….

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Arab Winter: Syrian Refugees in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley

Arab Winter: Syrian Refugees in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley

shoot Amal Damascus abidor is a father to come free biologically era stuff nick madrasah tear who should directly no notice get her son Nahum seasoning she met Glen Helen or windowsill man – yeah last winter vice…

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Professor Jane McAdam – Australian refugee policies

Professor Jane McAdam – Australian refugee policies

What are Australia’s current policies in relation to protection for refugees who arrive by boat?   Historically, Australia granted permanent protection to refugees.   However, under the Howard Government, a new kind of visa was created known as…

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Establishing a Road Map for the World Refugee Council

Establishing a Road Map for the World Refugee Council

Refugees have human rights. And too often — and in too many places — those rights are not being honoured. Perhaps most importantly of all, we have to begin to change the dialogue, the narrative in the political…

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