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"Nativist Hysteria" Against Syrian Refugees Echoes U.S. Rejection of Jewish Refugees in 1930s
World  (tags: Syrian refugees, resettling Syrians/Iraqis, humanitarian crisis, USCongress, USGovernors, Rethugs, no visas, border blockades, historical parallels, Nazi Holocaust, analogy, Jewish refugees, children, denial US entry, StLouis turned back, AnneFrank )

- 9 hours ago -
Historical parallels with refugee crisis the US faced on eve of WW2: in 1938 67.4% Americans wanted to keep Jewish refugees OUT. Among those seeking refuge & denied entry? Anne Frank & her family. Nativist response then has very clear echos now...
Biden: Furor Over Syrian Refugees Threatens America's 'Soul'
World  (tags: world, politics, society, Refugees&Relief, Syrian refugees, values, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, humanrights )

- 5 days ago -
Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday warned that the United States' promise of possibility and optimism, including toward those seeking refuge, is currently slipping away, and it is endangering the country's "soul."
Poland's Foreign Minister Proposes Forming Army Out of the Syrian Men Arriving in Europe The Idea of An Army of Migrants Also Ma
World  (tags: Syrian refugees, Syrian army, recruitment )

- 8 days ago -
PolandâEUR(TM)s new foreign minister has proposed forming an army out of the Syrian men arriving in Europe which could then return to their homeland to fight for freedom.
Syria's Peace Movement: Stop the Bombs
World  (tags: war crimes, Syrian refugees, politics, ethics, violence, terrorism, action plan, peace process, conflict )

- 27 days ago -
If you're not sure what to tell your representative, here's an email you can copy and paste. The more personal you make it the better!
Syria's Refugees: We Must Do More. - PLEASE SIGN & SHARE!
World  (tags: Syrian refugees, war crisis, Refugees&Relief, humanrights, society, conflict )

- 70 days ago -
President Obama has pledged to accept at least 10,000 Syrian refugees into the US. With more than 4 million registered Syrian refugees, this pledge does not address the enormity of the crisis. We need to do our part to support refugees and achieve...
Listen to Syrian Refugees!... PETITION
World  (tags: Syrian refugees )

- 71 days ago -
"I am writing this to you from a refugee camp in Germany. All the Syrians here are so grateful for the welcome people have given us but we want to live in Syria, not in Germany. Help us return home!..."
Aid Cuts Driving Jordan's Syrian Refugees to Risk All
World  (tags: Jordan, Syrian refugees, Aid cuts, refugees to risk all )

- 74 days ago -
In a rented flat, in a poor district of Amman, it is playtime for Rana, a refugee from Syria. She is the same age as Alan Kurdi, the Syrian boy whose body washed up on a Turkish beach. Soon she will take her place in an overcrowded dinghy just as he did.
Tony Abbott Defends Asylum Seeker Policies Amid European Crisis, New York Times Criticism
World  (tags: world, humanrights, refugees, Syrian refugees, australia )

- 81 days ago -
Prime Minister Tony Abbott says disturbing photos of a dead Syrian child on a Turkish beach show the need to "stop the boats", as the New York Times published stinging criticism of Australia's "unconscionable" border protection methods.
WFP Resumes Food Assistance To Syrian Refugees As Fundraising Drive Exceeds Goal
World  (tags: United Nations, World food program, WFP, Syrian refugees, Syria, Middle East )

- 350 days ago -
GOOD NEWS! The UN World Food Programme (WFP) announced today that it is reinstating food assistance to Syrian refugees in neighbouring countries thanks to a massive expression of support from the public, the private sector and donor countries.
Syria Refugees Go Hungry As Wealthy Nations Fail To Deliver Millions In Aid
World  (tags: Syrian Refugees, humanitarian response, failure on aid promises, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait )

- 355 days ago -
While many have lived up to aid promises including the United States, which, at $3 billion, has funded nearly half the total humanitarian response. Several are delinquent, with Kuwait, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Saudi Arabia leading.
Syria's Oldest Refugees Photos
World  (tags: Syrian refugees, Syria's oldest refugees, photos, Syrian elders )

- 356 days ago -
Hamda, age 106. is one of the very elderly refugees. She evokes a lost age when people were honest and loving, but now, she says, everything has changed. Please look at these photos and read the captions.
Millions of Syrian Refugees Like Her Need Urgent Help. Donate Today! | WFP | TAKE ACTION!
World  (tags: Syrian refugees, winter, starvation, food crisis, donate $1, 1.7 million refugees, WFP, donate )

- 356 days ago -
If 64 million people each gave the equivalent of just US $ 1, we'd have enough to feed 1.7 million refugees through December.
UN Warns Syrian Refugee Situation Poses 'Most Dramatic Humanitarian Crisis'
World  (tags: Refugees&Relief, politics, society, middle-east, Syrian refugees, world, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', war )

- 393 days ago -
More than three million Syrians have fled their country since the uprising that began in March 2011, with most taking shelter in Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey and Iraq.
Woman Alone - the Fight for Survival By Syria's Refugee Women
World  (tags: Syrian refugees, woman, middle-east, UNHCR, survival )

- 480 days ago -
Life for Syria's refugee women did not stop when they crossed the border; rather, it was the beginning of a new, deeply traumatic experience - filled with misery, anxiety, isolation and hardship. If it makes you uncomfortable to read it, it should."

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