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    African Refugees’ Home Away from Home in Egypt

    Over the course of the past five years, the international community has turned its attention to the Syrian refugee crisis, which has been escalating until it reached its peak in 2015. In the meantime, however, the African war-torn countries have neither come any closer to peaceful resolutions, nor have...
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    400 Refugees Drown While Crossing from Egypt to Italy: Reports

    At least 400 refugees travelling by boats from Egypt to Italy have drowned in the Mediterranean sea, reported BBC Arabic citing Somalia’s Ambassador to Egypt. Earlier in the idea, Somali media reported that hundreds of Somali youth had died when their boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea. Despite the...
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    How to Have Sex: Belgium Launches Website to Teach Refugees About Sex

    The Belgian government launched a website, Zanzu, aimed at giving migrants and refugees “who have been in Germany for a short time” the ability to learn about “sex and sexuality”. In a press release marking the website’s launch in Germany, Parliamentary State Secretary Elke Ferner said that the website will...
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    15 Migrants and Refugees Who Changed the World

    As a result of conflict in the Middle East and Africa, the issue of refugees has been at the forefront of political and societal debate. There has been a prevalence of negative discourse on immigrants, especially concerning the potential of immigrants to adversely affect the country in which they...
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    It’s Time to ‘Treat Refugees Like Animals’

    By Farah Khairat What if we viewed the process of humans migrating in the same way as birds? This is the question that is raised by the video titled, #Likeanimals by the Tunisian association of immigrants and refugees in collaboration with the agency of communications Memac Ogilvy Label. The reason...
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    Providing African Refugees in Egypt a Brighter Future Through Soccer

    For most people, childhood is a time when we didn’t have to bear the burdens life. For others, it’s a time when atrocities reaped their sense of security and all that gives comfort to the heart. Many refugees come to Egypt leaving behind nothing but heartache in search for...