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Syrian Refugees

These Swedish Entrepreneurs Want To Help Fly Refugees To The EU

HuffPost Germany | Lea Kosh | Posted 10.09.2015 | Impact

Every day, thousands of refugees and migrants set off for Europe: This year alone, some 562,797 people have arrived in Europe by sea. To escape ...

What Winter Will Mean For The Syrian Refugee Crisis

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 10.09.2015 | World

Every week, we bring you one overlooked aspect of the stories that made news in recent days. You noticed the media forgot all about another story's b...

How the Refugee Crisis Is Forcing Germany to Define Its Values

Derek Scally | Posted 10.09.2015 | World
Derek Scally

BERLIN -- Only a month since German Chancellor Angela Merkel opened the country to a historic influx of refugees, Germans have begun to worry about the limits of their country's capacities. And talk of integration brings up an even larger question: how does a country afraid of national identity present itself to newcomers?

Transforming the European Refugee Crisis into Opportunity - Looking at the Evidence

Dr. Alessio J.G. Brown | Posted 10.07.2015 | Politics
Dr. Alessio J.G. Brown

The refugee crisis represents one of the largest challenges for European societies, labor markets, and the unity of the EU. If Europe wants to master this humanitarian challenge without surrendering its core values, it needs to resort to smart solutions based on empirical evidence.

Europe is the Last Stop in a Long and Cruel Journey

Raquel Martí | Posted 10.07.2015 | World
Raquel Martí

"What will we Palestinians do? Even if we survive, we can't go back to our land. You know our history. And we no longer have a home to return to here either. It's better to go to a different country," Laila said.

Syrian Refugee Not So Sure About Coming to America After Seeing Presidential Candidates

Brandt Hamilton | Posted 10.07.2015 | Comedy
Brandt Hamilton

Ravaged by civil war, Syria's citizens have been trying to escape their home country in large fleets in search of a better, safer and more tolerant life. Even so, Ahmed Wasem isn't convinced that America is the right place for him.

How a Dirty Underpass in a Hungary Railway Station Became a Little Isle of Humanity

Krisztina Danka, Ph.D. | Posted 10.07.2015 | Religion
Krisztina Danka, Ph.D.

When I lay down in my comfortable apartment in Budapest, Hungary, all I could see in my mind are images of babies and little children lying on the dirty floor of Budapest's railway stations, or a damp field near the border waiting for their transfer to a new, safer and better life.

Refugees Return To Syria After Jordan Cuts Food Assistance

Reuters | Chloe Angyal | Posted 10.06.2015 | World

LONDON, Oct 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An increasing number of refugees are returning to Syria from Jordan, where they face dire poverty becaus...

The Stupidity of 'Asylum Critics' Will Lead Germany Into Disaster

Sebastian Christ | Posted 10.06.2015 | World
Sebastian Christ

Instead of giving refugees arriving in Germany a fair chance to settle, allowing them to make a respectable adjustment into work and education, more and more self-declared experts are taking the opportunity to point fingers.

Democratic Senators: 'We Can And Must Do More' For Syrian Refugees

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 10.06.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Twenty-seven Democratic senators signed a letter Monday calling for more funding to help Syrian refugees, both abroad and by resettling...

An Open Letter to Donald Trump

Camila Mendoza | Posted 10.05.2015 | Latino Voices
Camila Mendoza

Put yourself in that situation, the situation that the people you criticize are going through, and tell me that you wouldn't do everything in your power to get your family out of that living hell and somewhere safe. 

It's the Barrel Bomb, Stupid

Ranya Alkadamani | Posted 10.05.2015 | World
Ranya Alkadamani

In all of this political and military maneuvering, has any leader actually taken a moment to think about what Syrians would be willing to live with?

Cruz: Letting Muslim Syrian Refugees Into The U.S. Is 'Crazy'

AP | Chloe Angyal | Posted 10.05.2015 | Politics

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Republican presidential contender Ted Cruz says the Obama administration's plan to accept about 10,000 Syrian refugees ...

A Digital Survival Guide For The Modern Refugee

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 10.09.2015 | World

As our profile of a sea-bound refugee who sent digital SOS messages proves, smartphones have become critical for those fleeing Syria and other c...

Lost At Sea And Texting For Help

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 10.09.2015 | World

 When the sun rose, Mohamed, a lanky 27-year-old sitting in a dinghy on the Mediterranean Sea, saw the awful truth. All around him, waves swung i...

Best-Selling Authors Donate Book Profits To Syrian Refugee Relief

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 10.08.2015 | Good News

Dozens of notable authors are getting on the same page to support the Syrian refugee relief.  Beginning on Thursday, U.K. book retailer Waterston...

Piper Perabo Opens Up About Helping Syrian Refugees In Greece

Piper Perabo | Posted 10.02.2015 | World
Piper Perabo

How bad would things have to get for you to spend all of your money so your family could cram into a flimsy, rubber boat with 40 other people? How bad would things have to get before you actually felt lucky to get a spot on that boat?

Lost At Sea And Texting For Help

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 10.07.2015 | World

When the sun rose, Mohamed, a lanky 27-year-old sitting in a dinghy on the Mediterranean Sea, saw the awful truth. All around him, waves swung in sick...

A Story of a Refugee Woman in Zaatari

Hind Kabawat | Posted 10.01.2015 | World
Hind Kabawat

In the harshest of environments, Syrian creativity is fostering abundant commerce in a camp of roughly 90,000 refugees. In a climate where roots take time to develop, climbing floral gardens, fragrant mint and even watermelons grow.

What About the Syrian Refugees Left Behind?

Bill_Corcoran | Posted 10.01.2015 | World

Humanitarian groups have partnered with community organizations to improve basic services and expand sports and other programs to help ease tensions. But more needs to be done to invest in the development of these fragile states and protect their stability.

A Plea for the Citizens of Syria

Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz | Posted 10.01.2015 | Politics
Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz

A No-Fly Zone will protect civilians merely trying to survive the inhumanity of constant regime barrel bombs, which are the main killers of Syrian civilians. Stopping the killing must be a priority.

In Search of the Human Soul in the Syrian Crisis

Homaira Kabir | Posted 10.01.2015 | World
Homaira Kabir

Universal compassion is a high standard that we may not be ready for. But we can take a step closer, even if we do not see its fruits in this lifetime.

What World Leaders Said At The U.N. About The Refugee Crisis

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 10.01.2015 | World

As 169 world leaders poured into New York City for the United Nations' 70th General Assembly, the migrant and refugee crisis was at the forefront of m...

Aylan and Ahmed: Two Young Boys Changing the World

Chaker Khazaal | Posted 10.01.2015 | World
Chaker Khazaal

If the public makes it clear that it will not let politicians sit idly by while people continue to suffer needlessly, then perhaps one day we may look back at these tragedies as the catalyst that pushed the world to become a better place for all.

Trump: If I Win, Syrian Refugees Are Going Back

AP | Jade Walker | Posted 10.01.2015 | Entertainment

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