Will the UN’s plea to help Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh be answered?

On March 8, 2023, in Human Rights, Immigration, Islamophobia, Rohingya, by admin

The UN is appealing to global powers to help Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. The United Nations is appealing for nearly $900m to help Rohingya refugees who have fled to Bangladesh from their native Myanmar. So, how will the international community respond? And can the Rohingya ever hope for an end to the stateless limbo they’re […]

Census shows 39 per cent of Muslims live in most deprived areas in England and Wales

On December 14, 2022, in Civil Rights, Human Rights, Immigration, Islamophobia, United Kingdom, by admin

Nearly 40 per cent of the Muslim population live in the most deprived areas of England and Wales, according to analysis of census data. It found nearly half a million more Muslims reside in the poorest fifth areas than a decade ago. The Muslim Council of Britain, who ran the analysis, urged policymakers to take […]

Biden ends the ‘Muslim ban’ on day one of his presidency but its legacy will linger | Opinion

On January 20, 2021, in Civil Rights, Immigration, Islamophobia, by admin

President-elect Joe Biden repealed the Muslim ban on his first day in office, consistent with his immigration platform. The first Muslim ban was signed by President Donald Trump on Jan. 27, 2017, creating chaos and protest around the nation’s airports. The latest version of the ban came from a September 2017 proclamation that was expanded […]

Osamah Mahyoub and Emad Al-Azabi survived armed rebels, poisonous snakes and sinister smugglers. Now they face the greatest threat of all: the U.S. immigration system

On February 5, 2020, in Immigration, by admin

Osamah Mahyoub wasn’t always a man on the run, or the target of a murderous rebel group. He used to live a comfortable life in Taiz, a city in Yemen with chocolate-brown masonry and some of the finest coffee in the world. He was a happy child who played soccer all day long with his […]

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