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L’Union européenne s’apprête à développer les retours vers l’Afghanistan

  Partagée par une source crédible…si ça aboutit, c’est vraiment scandaleux! Renvoyer des personnes dans une zone de guerre, c’est refoulement, c’est interdit par une foule de conventions internationales dont tous les pays de l’UE sont signataires. Tu parles des … Continue reading

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Nicholas Winton 1909-2015

It’s a celebratory time of the year here in Quebec City, especially in my world. June 24 was Quebec’s Fête Nationale, today (July 1) is Canada Day and also Rwandan and Burundian independence day (I’ll get to that), Friday is City … Continue reading

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Good News Challenge- Day 10

We made it, with a little help from: Parents of LGBT youth in India who marched with their children during a pride parade Crowdfunders who bought a car for a guy in Detroit after it emerged that he had to … Continue reading

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Good News Challenge (Day 9)

We’re almost there! I hope this blog series has been able to provide you with a tiny bit more faith in humanity. With added kittens. Everybody loves kittens. On a more serious (sad but life-affirming) note… “Hate is not for … Continue reading

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Good News Challenge– Day 4

I’m in a bit of a hurry this morning but not in too much of a hurry to skip over a good thing. For Day 4 of the Good News Challenge, I present you… this (former) jobseeker in London. 

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The migration catch-22

This is just a quick hit, sharing something I saw on the BBC website today about clandestine migrants in northern France trying to stow away on trucks headed for the Calais ferry. They have a right to asylum hearings, a … Continue reading

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FGM in the Gambia

Here is an example of exemplary refugee-issues reporting, the kind I wish I could do. This journalist interviews survivors of FGM from the Gambia who are in the process of appealing rejected asylum requests in Britain, and then actually goes … Continue reading

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