Category: Minority persecution

Jan 06

Taking care of Ukraine’s IDPs:

Violence and armed conflict has forced thousands of people to seek safety in neighboring countries and within Ukraine, thousands have been killed and wounded. people in Ukraine continue to be forced from their homes by violence after seven months of fierce fighting in eastern Ukraine. Many organizations have partnered with local churches, such as the …

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Nov 24

Kashmiri Pandit’s Cultural Demands for Return to the Valley

Return of Kashmiri Pandits and the importance of the ‘Shrine Bill’. A former separatist leader, in the struggle to make the Kashmir Valley, an Islamic place, shows change of heart. He tells, the Kashmiri Pandits, forced out of the Valley in 1989, that they form an “essential part of Kashmir’ and that their return “will …

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Aug 15

Egypt – what is happening in Egypt (Aug 14,2013)

Sudha Rajput explains the ongoing Egypt conflict in simple terms. Country: Egypt (population 85m) Gov HQ: Alexandria (coastal city in Egypt) – other gov offices in Nile Delta area Neighbors: Northeast (Israel and Gaza Strip) West (Libya) South (Sudan) – Egypt’s Israeli border is in close proximity to Jordan and Saudi Arabia, although there is …

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May 29

Displacement in Myanmar

Sudha Rajput: May 29, 2013, 4:49pm Extracted from source cited below My title for today’s post: Why the displacement in Myanmar: Myanmar’s 64 million people view the country’s 800,000 Rohingya as illegal migrants from what is now Bangladesh, and refer to them as Bengali. President Thein Sein has tried to contain violence against Rohingya, who …

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