A Nanaimo Mennonite Brethren church is responding to the global refugee crisis by joining with 10 other churches of varied denominations to sponsor a refugee family from Eritrea. The churches are sponsoring a single mother as well as her two daughters and grandmother, and are [continue reading].
‘We are blaming refugee crisis for terrorism, when really we should be blaming terrorism for refugee crisis’ Relations between Israel and Syria have been tense since the mid-1990s — the nations have fought against each other in several wars, and have never had [continue reading].
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued the following statement today advocating against acts of hatred and racism directed at specific Canadians in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks in Paris: “Following the terrorist attacks in Paris, I have noted with deep regret a [continue reading].
Shawkat Hasan’s journey to Canada began as a young boy in a refugee camp in the West Bank in the 1950s, when he found a little surprise in the pocket of a donated article of clothing. “I got a piece of paper in one of the clothes they distribute, of someone [continue reading].
Humanity First is running two schools in Mafraq and Amman for Syrian refugee children. This is helping the refugees to get into the Jordanian education system, have a chance of getting a Baccalaureate and entering University. Humanity First writes: “For the younger [continue reading].
Press TV has interviewed Tighe Barry, an activist with CODEPINK in Washington, to discuss the statements by Doctors Without Borders, also known by its French acronym MSF, saying it has not yet found any evidence that US fighter jets attacked one of its hospitals in [continue reading].
Israel has suspended upcoming meetings with the European Union in retaliation for it issuing guidelines calling on all produce originating from Israeli settlements to be clearly labeled. “Because of the latest EU decision, Israel is suspending its diplomatic dialogue [continue reading].
The International Committee of the Red Cross Monday said hospitals in Yemen have been repeatedly and “deliberately” attacked, and urged warring factions to respect the sanctity of health facilities. It said in a statement that Al-Thawra hospital in third city Taez [continue reading].
Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today in a statement, “The U.S. government has admitted that it was their airstrike that hit our hospital in Kunduz and killed 22 patients and MSF staff. Their description of the attack keeps changing – from [continue reading].
In the early morning hours of October 3, a U.S. gunship repeatedly bombed a Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) hospital in Kunduz, in northern Afghanistan. The attacks killed 22 people, including 12 MSF staff and 10 patients, and injured more than three [continue reading].
Thomson Reuters Foundation calls for global support for a full inquiry into the U.S. bombing of a charity-run hospital in Afghanistan have gone ignored, according to the head of Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF) which is mourning the loss of 30 lives in the attack. Joanne Liu, [continue reading].