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Harry Targ :
The Central American refugees are 21st century descendants of imperialism

The popular narratives about the horrific migration ignore the history of U.S.-inspired violence in the region and the economic devastation caused by neoliberal economic policies. By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | July 20, 2014 A military coup in … finish reading Harry Targ :
The Central American refugees are 21st century descendants of imperialism

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Pakistani Refugee Crisis Worsening

An internally displaced man holds up an identity card as he waits in line for relief supplies at a UNHCR distribution point at a makeshift camp in Mardan. Photo: Farooq Naeem.Nearly 2.4 million displaced: UNMay 25, 2009 ISLAMABAD – Nearly … finish reading Pakistani Refugee Crisis Worsening

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US Iraqi Refugee Program: Not Exactly Successful

Tarek Darwish kisses his wife Nahida Mahmoud goodbye outside the family’s apartment. For for Iraqi attorney Tarek Darwish, his wife Nahida Mahmoud and their 5 children, the hope of obtaining the “American Dream” was quickly fleeting in the five months … finish reading US Iraqi Refugee Program: Not Exactly Successful

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EU Will Accept a Few Iraqi Refugees

Lest we forget, the war in Iraq and the subsequent ethnic cleansing have displaced roughly 4 million Iraqis, 2.5 million internally and another 1.5 million who have left the country, perhaps permanently. For the European Union to agree to accept … finish reading EU Will Accept a Few Iraqi Refugees

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Despite the Surge, the Iraqi Brain-Drain Continues

Women carry rice and flour rations that the Iraqi army distributed to returning families in Khan Bani Saad in Diyala province. “We just want people to go back to their normal lives,” said Col. Ali Mahmoud, an Iraqi commander in … finish reading Despite the Surge, the Iraqi Brain-Drain Continues

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But We Are At the End of Our Rope

“It is not a good thing that al-Maliki is pressuring Iraqi refugees in Egypt and Jordan to return. The UNHCR says it is too dangerous for them as yet. Some returnees in Diyala Province were recently evicted from their homes … finish reading But We Are At the End of Our Rope

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South African Human Rights Activists Shocked By Palestinian Refugee Camp

Palestinian mourners carry the body of Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades militant Hani Al-Kabi who was killed in an Israeli army raid in the Balata refugee camp, during his funeral in the West Bank town of Nablus, Friday, April 18, 2008. Photo … finish reading South African Human Rights Activists Shocked By Palestinian Refugee Camp

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