Sunday, 22 July, 2018

Topic: refugees

Pakistani refugees will have to wait some more to get citizenship as bill is stuck in Rajya Sabha

The bill aims to provide citizenship to minority refugees, barring Muslims, from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh.
A Rohingya Family

More than 7,000 people from India filed for US asylum in 2017: UN report

Developed countries were the most affected by people forced to displace due to wars, violence & persecution, said the report.
Sheikh Haseena

प्रिय शेख हसीना, रोहिंग्या अगर हिंदू या बौद्ध होते तो क्या आप उन्हें शरण देतीं?

'आप रोहिंग्याओं के लिए आंसू बहा चुकी हैं लेकिन आपने मुझे शरणार्थी बना दिया. पिछले 24 साल से मैं एक देश से दूसरे देश भटक रही हूं.'
Sheikh Haseena

Dear Sheikh Hasina, if the Rohingyas were Hindus or Buddhists, would you give them shelter?

You have wept for the Rohingyas. But you made me a refugee. For the last 24 years, I have been roaming from one country to another.
The crisis in Myanmar has raised questions about India’s approach to refugees, specifically the 40,000 Rohingya that have entered the country in recent years.

India’s traditional refugee policy shows why it’s unlikely to give Rohingyas sanctuary

Over the years, the Indian government has provided assistance to the likes of Bangladeshis and Afghans fleeing war and persecution, but has created disincentives for them to stay on in India permanently.

Global Pulse: Hillary was ‘numb’ while calling Trump to concede, German ‘church asylums̵...

Hillary Clinton says calling Donald Trump to concede the 2016 election was the one of the strangest moments of her life.

Global Pulse: Trudeau’s open refugee invitation under attack, US Gen wants peace with Taliban

Justin Trudeau is being accused of reducing immigration system to ‘shambles’ as Canada scrambles to cope with asylum-seekers.

Partition 1947 – A lesson for 2017

Gurinder Chaddha’s film on partition has no real victors – all characters are taken over by a sense of defeat and betrayal. And just as well. Sanya Dhingra

GLOBAL PULSE: Americans are not winning in Afghanistan, punishing nations that don’t take refugees and being b...

FIGHTING IN AFGHANISTAN WITHOUT A STRATEGY US Defense Secretary James Mattis made an alarming admission: “We are not winning in Afghanistan right now.”