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    ASEAN Should Show True Leadership On Rohingya This General Assembly

    COMMENT Two years on, Asia is no closer to ending its worst refugee crisis in decades. Over 900,000 Rohingya are in Bangladesh alone, including 759,000...

    Victims of Sexual Violence in Sudan Deserve Justice

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    COMMENT Today, as we commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, we demand accountability for sexual crimes committed in Sudan,...

    The Refugee Crisis In Lebanon: How You Can Help

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    The little country of Lebanon is sandwiched between Palestine and Syria. Both countries are plagued with turmoil. Since the Nakba in Palestine in 1948,...

    A Rohingya Family Shares Their Experiences Of Being Refugees

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    August 25 marked one year since 700 00 Rohingya Muslims were forced to flee from the extreme violence they were facing in Myanmar to...

    Kamila Shamsie’s Home Fire Gives A Nuanced View Into The State’s...

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    The current political climate is such that anti-immigration and Islamophobic right-wing policies are fast gaining traction. From this climate emerges Kamila Shamsie's Home Fire,...

    What Zayn Malik Meant To Us As Brown Directioners

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    It was March 25, 2015 when Zayn Malik left boy band One Direction. He broke Directioners hearts all over the world, but his brown...

    A Year After The Battle Of Mosul, The Healthcare System Is...

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    Zainab* stepped on an improvised explosive device when she was running through the streets of Mosul trying to flee fighting between the Islamic State...

    Young Asylum Seekers’ Struggle Is The Same As Ours, As SA...

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    As we youth celebrate our freedom on a day that commemorates the rising up of young people against injustice, one can't help but think...

    European Governments Play Politics With Refugee Lives

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    On June 10, Matteo Salvini, Italy's new far-right interior minister, said he would not allow the MV Aquarius to dock on the Italian coast....

    The Daily Reality Of The Rohingya In Bangladesh

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    Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is a humanitarian medical organisation that has been working with the Rohingya refugees since 2009. It has been providing much...

    Asylum Seekers At The Durban Refugee Reception Centre Tell Of Their...

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    Almost everyday, Moore Road is packed with hundreds of refugees of different nationalities who desperately stand in long queues and some sit on pavements...

    Socio-Political Unrest In Anglophone Region of Cameroon

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    The colonisation of the Southern Cameroons, or the Federal Republic of Ambazonia, by La Republique du Cameroun, has been long and violent. PATRICK AGEJO...

    Black-On-Black Colonialism: The Divide Between Francophone Cameroon And Anglophone Ambazonia

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    The struggle of the people of the English-speaking region of Cameroon made international headlines again last month when seven activists received prison sentences, ranging...

    ‘Expel Israeli Ambassador To SA’: How SA Responded To Gaza Killings

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    From March 30, Gazans launched a six-week campaign, the "Great March of Return". They were demanding the right of Palestinian refugees and their descendants...

    “I Did Not Expect So Much Hate From My Fellow Africans”

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    Naomi Nseya is a nail beautician and a mother of three from Umbilo. Hailing from the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital city, Kinshasa, the...

    MSF Field Worker Remembers The Rwandan Genocide: “The Hate That Came...

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    This year marks 24 years since the Rwandan genocide. More than a million people were killed during the 100 days of violence. The Rwandan...

    Why South Africa Should Not Copy Europe’s Immigration Law

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    Ulrich Stege is a qualified immigration lawyer who is affiliated with the International University College of Turin. He is currently a lecturer at the...

    The People Of The DRC Need More Support From South Africans

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    On Monday, the Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa (EISA) and Human Rights Watch (HRW) held a roundtable on the ongoing crisis taking...

    “The Only Democratic Thing About The Congo Is In The Name”

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    President Joseph Kabila has overstayed his welcome in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The Congolese have been protesting his brutal reign despite violent...

    What I Learned About Freedom At The Oslo Freedom Forum In...

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    The Oslo Freedom Forum (OFF) is a platform for struggles that have been opaqued and ignored, a gathering for disruption in the name of...