Refugee update: June/july 2019
HOME SECRETARY: REUNITE REFUGEE FAMILIES
Via Amnesty International UK
In their push for reuniting refugee families, Amnesty International UK lists a few short stories of those separated from their families or forced to choose between safety for some and safety for none. Their video about family free zones is particularly striking.
, How a Syrian refugee in Lebanon found his dream job in Niagara Falls
By Margaret Evans
This in-depth article highlights a young couple and their family, as well as the agencies which helped create opportunities for them in another country. More about Talent Beyond Boundaries, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, and Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada here.
ASEAN: Don’t Whitewash Atrocities Against Rohingya, Repatriation Report Ignores Dire Situation in Myanmar
Via Human Rights Watch
Prepared for the 34th ASEAN Summit in Bangkok, Thailand, which took place in June, the Human Rights Watch summarizes not only what took place at the last summit but also what many hope to accomplish in the coming months to assist oppressed people groups.
Canada now leads the world in refugee resettlement, surpassing the U.S.
By Jynnah Radford and Phillip Connor
Researchers at the PEW Research Center break down the refugee crisis by numbers. While the United States has typically topped the refugee acceptance chart each year since the 1980s, Canada is now accepting higher numbers of refugees. Jynnah Radford and Phillip Connor explains reasons why and provide charts to convey the changes through the years.
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