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Peace News: Refugee Resettlement and Military Spending Edition

by Kevin Mercado Refugee Resettlement December 5, 2017, Bangladesh: Rohingya Refugees Are Being Trained to Save Lives Aid organizations are struggling to provide humanitarian assistance to more than 625,000 Rohingya refugees who fled military crackdown in Myanmar. “A...

Peace News: Refugee Resettlement and Military Spending Edition

Refugee Resettlement Refugee Advocate Wins Telstra Business Award for Resettlement Work November 22, 2017 Violet Roumeliotis, a daughter of Greek immigrants who spent decades working at non-profit agencies has taken the top prize at the Telstra Businesswoman of the...

Peace News: Refugee Resettlement and Military Spending Edition

by Kevin Mercado Refugee Resettlement More than 8,000 Syrian Refugees Come to UK Under Plans to Resettle 20,000 by 2020 November 9, 2017 More than 8,000 refugees have arrived in the United Kingdom from Syria under the Government’s resettlement scheme. “Refugees have...

Peace News: Refugee Resettlement and Military Spending Edition

by Kevin Mercado Refugee Resettlement How U.S. Refugee Resettlement in Each State has Shifted Since 2002 November 2, 2017 This article details the shift in refugee resettlement over the last 15 years. “The resettlement of refugees in the U.S. has been fairly...

Removing war crimes evidence; Hague prosecutor to investigate American war crimes; depletion of U.S. diplomacy staff; Arab opinions polls find U.S. policy unfavorable; Syria declares victory

by Musabika Nabiha Youtube and Facebook are removing evidence of atrocities, jeopardizing cases against war criminals November 2, 2017 Despite Google and Facebook lauding themselves for “promoting accountability”, both companies are removing videos and images that...

Peace News: Refugee Resettlement and Military Spending Edition

by Kevin Mercado Refugee Resettlement The Trump Officials Making Abortion an Issue at the U.S.’s Refugee Office October 26, 2017 During the past month, the Office of Refugee Resettlement, “in defiance of state and federal court orders, tried to keep a...

Peace News: Refugee Resettlement and Military Spending Edition

by Kevin Mercado Refugee Resettlement: Trump Administration Considers Pausing U.S. Refugee Family Reunification Program October 20, 2017 The Trump administration had recently drafted a plan to pause a program that allows family members to join refugees already settled...