Coming to Canada 14 years ago as a refugee, Canadian Muslim MP Ahmed Hussen was elected on Tuesday, January 10, as the country’s first cabinet minister born in Somalia.
Though many volunteers work for hours to rescue refugees coming to Sicily, only Amani Teklahaimanot understands the feelings of those battling sea waves on small boat to reach Europe.
How did Moses have trust that was this great? It is a combination of lots of things among which are the things that Allah gave him, among the lessons and among the people around him. Importantly and often missed out is the fact that four women shaped his life…
Nearly seven months after arriving in Nova Scotia, a Syrian refugee who was once a successful chocolate maker in Damascus but he lost it all to war has started a tiny shed-turned-factory to pay back to the welcoming community.
Forced displacement has been on the rise since at least the mid-1990s in most regions, but over the past five years the rate has increased. The reasons are threefold: conflicts that cause large refugee outflows, like Somalia and Afghanistan – now in their third and fourth decade respectively – are lasting longer; dramatic new …
I became a Muslim by studying about Islam myself. I didn’t know anybody from any of those Muslim countries. I just studied Islam by myself and decided I wanted to become a Muslim.
In one country — Lebanon — Syrian refugees now account for one in every five people. Despite the huge influx of refugees, the host countries have received almost no meaningful international support. The UN’s humanitarian appeal for Syrian refugees was only 23 percent funded as of the June 3, 2015. Calls by the UN for the international community to resettle refugees from Syria have largely fallen on deaf ears. The total number of places offered to refugees from Syria is less than 90,000, only 2.2 percent of the refugees in the main host countries.