Refugee children in their millions are missing out on education, according to the United Nations, and the matter is hugely upsetting.
Turkey plans to resettle 1 million refugees in northern Syria and may reopen the route for migrants into Europe if it does not receive adequate international support for the plan, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday.
In November of 2016, a Darfuri man named Ameen, his wife, Aarya, and their daughter were referred by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees for resettlement to the United States. That welcome news came after more than a decade of persecution and hardship for the family
There would have been no war, no mass deaths, no massive destruction, no exodus of Syrians into neighbouring countries, including Turkey.
It was only when his children began to starve that Abdullah Al Amour decided time had come to leave the sanctuary of Rukban camp with his family to face an uncertain fate back under Syrian President Bashar Al Assad.
Hundreds of protesters rallied outside Australia’s Parliament House on Monday, saying they wanted to highlight the uncertain futures of many refugees since the government replaced permanent protection visas with temporary visas.
Sleeping rough is traumatic. It’s common knowledge that the problem has aggravated in the recent months. While Boris Johnson and his team are trying to push UK off the cliff, hundreds are spending their nights in temporary shelters, on the street or a transport hub. The irony is that while Brexit keeps politicians awake, homeless people have no choice but to stay awake (“Homeless people face high risk of chronic sleep loss,” Sept.14, Gulf Today).
When Diaa Alhanoun came to the United States as a refugee from Syria during that country's bloody civil war, there was a lot he didn't know, starting with English.
Continuing the literary spirit of Sharjah as the World Book Capital 2019, and in keeping with its mission to empower refugee children through books, the Kalimat Foundation for Children’s Empowerment, KF, a Sharjah-based non-profit, recently donated 20 libraries comprising 2,000 books to Syrian refugee children living in the Al Zaatari camp in Jordan.