Europe is not shirking its responsibility on migration, but she cannot pull off this one on her own
The Rio 2016 Olympics has brought renewed attention to the refugee crisis through the 10-member Refugee Olympic Team, while an Amnesty International initiative, The Refugee Nation has gained traction by creating a flag for the team that symbolizes the orange and black lifejackets worn by many refugees as they perilously cross the Mediterranean Sea.
They'll kill us and they'll rob us in taxes. The Congressman was describing to us that this is why constituents in his district have been telling him they do not want refugees allowed in the U.S. - particularly Muslims from war-torn nations such as Syria.
For the last two days I have come across yet another picture that has shattered by otherwise routine weekend agenda of being completely consumed in making up to my three-year-old daughter for a week of daytime absence.
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development calls on countries to begin efforts to achieve the 17 SDGs over the n...
Given the economic damage inflicted on host cities and the way the Olympics are used to fortify the political power of oppressive governments, the refugee team is a shallow publicity stunt designed to obscure the fact that the IOC is driven by greed and graft.
On Humanitarian Day it is right that we mark the plight of the millions affected and displaced by humanitarian crises across the globe and the thousands of humanitarians who dedicate their lives helping them.
There are 65 million forcibly displaced people worldwide today - the highest number ever recorded. Th...
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The State Department should listen to the Maryland lawmakers. The American people have a storied tradition of hospitality and generosity, and the time has come to finally apply it to the Syrian refugee crisis.
Climate change is making heat waves stronger and more frequent, air pollution worse, and allowing vector-borne diseases to expand their range. It's also compromising our drinking water, causing more extreme weather events, and impacting our mental health.
Germany is one of the few countries in the world that has a very effective and transparent registration of politically motivated crimes. Sadly, this often leads to the impression that such crimes are more common in Germany than in other countries.
The Democratic Party has overtly courted the Latino electorate, but Central Americans' issues are largely ignored despite the community's growing demographics and influence.
August 3 is the time for us to learn about the plight of the Yezidi people and to take actions that will protect them. For them August third is indelibly etched in their psyche and yet the horrors continue.
As a career woman who champions equal treatment and respect for women around the world, I can't help but wonder why there seems to be no liberal outrage about oppressive male-dominated Islamic-fundamentalist societies that victimize women, girls, and young children.