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#Syrian Refugees

Germany's Munich Moment

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 07.26.2016 | Politics
James Marshall Crotty

I find it interesting when German friends lambaste me as a fear monger for having the audacity to point out that their wonderful nation - an exemplar ...

Activists Condemn Turkey's Polygamous Marriages Targeting Syrian Refugees

Women & Girls Hub | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 07.27.2016 | World

In Turkey, it’s illegal for a man to take on multiple wives, but activists say the influx of Syrian refugees is fueling a rise in the practice – a...

'Where R U' Text Takes On Chilling Meaning When Dad Messages Refugee Son

The Huffington Post | Sarah Grossman | Posted 07.25.2016 | Impact

For refugees on the harrowing road to Europe, their iPhone can be a lifeline. BBC Media Action released a video this week capturing a fictiona...

This App Puts Fate Of Refugees In Your Hands

Reuters | Sarah Grossman | Posted 07.25.2016 | Impact

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Looking to change public perception about migrants in the Netherlands, two journalists have launched a Smartph...

Turkey's Elected Dictator

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 07.20.2016 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

For Erdogan, being elected was akin to being granted a license to trample and dismantle all democratic tenets to consolidate his powers and promote his Islamic agenda.

More Than Half Of Syrian Refugee Children In Lebanon Are Out Of School

Reuters | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 07.20.2016 | Impact

BEIRUT, July 19 (Reuters) - More than half of the nearly 500,000 Syrian children registered as refugees in Lebanon are missing out on formal education...

The Kingdom Is Safe

Khairuldeen Al Makhzoomi | Posted 07.18.2016 | World
Khairuldeen Al Makhzoomi

Jordan must be highly vigilant in its fight against ISIS, especially if it wants to continue playing such a critical role within the coalition. Even though ISIS has not launched a thorough offensive against Jordan, the writing is already on the wall.

Mental Health Symptomatology Amongst Health Care Providers Working With Syrian Refugees In Greece

Laila Soudi | Posted 07.15.2016 | World
Laila Soudi

Organizations to which health care workers belong must step up and address these mental health needs. Prior to deployment, organizations must provide accurate, descriptive information on the situation in refugee communities across Greece to prepare health care workers.

No More Tears For France

Saad Khan | Posted 07.15.2016 | Politics
Saad Khan

While the pretext for the Iraq war turned out be a magnificent lie, Europe faces real, tangible threats from Syria.

What We Should Learn From Canada's Refugee Program?

Matthew La Corte | Posted 07.13.2016 | Politics
Matthew La Corte

When it's a matter of life and death for millions, not utilizing all possible avenues for salvation is irresponsible. It's time the United States takes a page from Canada's book by creating platforms for the American people to contribute towards saving the lives of refugees.

Let There Be Light! Inventor Alice Chun and Dr. Alison Thompson Bring Solight's SolarPuff to the World

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 07.14.2016 | Impact
Gregory Weinkauf

In a world with more than a billion and a half people lacking electricity and clean, sustainable lighting - including many struggling with poverty, refugee status, and natural disasters - Solight Design's mission is to bring light to those struggling in darkness.

EU: The Road Out Of Crisis

José Ramos-Horta | Posted 07.08.2016 | World
José Ramos-Horta

As no power is eternal, as the strong ruler of today may be the servant of tomorrow, those in power today would be wise to embrace the virtues of humility and compassion, embracing those on the fringes of power and opportunities.

The U.S. May Not Reach Its Overall Refugee Resettlement Goal

Matthew La Corte | Posted 07.07.2016 | Politics
Matthew La Corte

With three months left to reach the goal, the U.S. must resettle 35,000 more refugees (11,800 monthly). Every month so far has been below that threshold, making it very difficult for the U.S. to ramp up admissions in time to reach this goal.

Middle School Bullies Are Tough. They’re Even Worse If You’re A Refugee.

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 07.05.2016 | World

The Huffington Post is chronicling the experiences of the Darbis, a Syrian refugee family that settled in New Jersey almost one year ago. The "Meet th...

These Muslims Ran A 5K While Fasting For Ramadan

The Huffington Post | John Rieger | Posted 07.11.2016 | Religion


Even Bill O'Reilly Can't Get Trump To Shut Up About Refugees And ISIS

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 06.30.2016 | Politics

No, Donald Trump, there are no monsters under your bed, the boogeyman isn't in your closet, and "a lot of" the Syrian refugees fleeing unimaginable cr...

World Refugee Day Passes Without Notice, Syrian Refugee Crisis Lingers On

Christine Ngaruiya, MD MSc DTM&H | Posted 06.28.2016 | World
Christine Ngaruiya, MD MSc DTM&H

The month of June marked Ramadan, which is a period of fasting, prayer, and sanctification, observed by nearly two billion Muslims across the world. D...

Would Anyone Save Us?

Yolanda Rondon | Posted 06.27.2016 | World
Yolanda Rondon

Refugees are people just like us, students, doctors, artists, business owners, entrepreneurs and teachers. Now what would you do, if overnight you, an American, became a refugee due to war?

Obama Shares The Blame For Brexit

Saad Khan | Posted 06.24.2016 | World
Saad Khan

The process for the disintegration of the European Union has started. The Brexit has set in motion the chain of events that could ultimately spell doo...

Syrian Refugee Family Living In Fear, Again, After Receiving Anti-Muslim Threat

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 06.27.2016 | Politics

A Syrian refugee family of four had to flee their home again last week -- but this time, it was in Tucson, Arizona. A threatening message of hate writ...

Brexit Supporters Sounded Alarmingly Like Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 06.24.2016 | World

In a historic referendum, the United Kingdom voted Thursday to leave the European Union, an endorsement of the efforts of right-wing politicians citin...

Starting Over In Brazil, This Syrian Refugee Opened A Restaurant In Sao Paulo

Vinícius Andrade | Posted 06.23.2016 | World
Vinícius Andrade

Hamwia feels optimistic and hopeful about his life in Brazil. "One day -- I don't know when -- I will become a Brazilian citizen. And I want my country to be number one."

Refugee Stories from Greece- Macedonia Border: A Denial of Humanity

Laila Soudi | Posted 06.23.2016 | World
Laila Soudi

The Greek government is currently stretched far too thin. With a lack of resources, personnel, and a very limited budget, they are doing what they can with what they have to help Syrian refugees. The responsibility then falls on us, citizens of affluent nations, to pressure our governments to offer more financial support to help enhance the conditions of these camps.

The Heart Of A Surgeon

SreyRam Kuy, MD | Posted 06.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
SreyRam Kuy, MD

The Heart of a Surgeon Dr. SreyRam Kuy was recently interview by Sally Croom, Louisiana State University Health Shreveport. This interview was or...

Olivia Wilde Goes Inside One Of Jordan's Largest Refugee Camps

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 06.21.2016 | HuffPost Live 321