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Muslim Family Reunited in Canada After 3 Years Apart

FREDERICTON – In a reunification that left onlookers speechless, a Muslim family from Syria arrived in Fredericton, Canada on March 15, welcomed by the other half of their family after three years of asylum separation, Atlantic CTV News reported. “I don’t know how I’m feeling, I can’t even describe it right now. It’s like all …

New Film Captures Muslim Refugees Swimming Experience

IDAHO – A new short film that capturing the life of Muslim refugees taking their first swimming lesson in America is set to be shown later this month in Boise, Idaho, Idaho Press reported. “It was such an amazing experience to be able to act in a film that reflects refugees and how they’re seen,” …

Bullied at School, Syrian Refugee Plans to Set Up Anti-Bullying Charity

Teenage refugee seen attacked in a viral video reveals he has settled into a new home in the Midlands. When the teenager and his family relocated to the UK, he says it was school that felt like dangerous territory. HUDDERSFIELD, West Yorkshire – A young Syrian refugee, bullied at school in the UK, is planning to …

Muslim Bikers on Charity Ride to Help Refugees

The group of eight bikers will make 879 kilometers in six days from Melbourne to Sidney. MELBOURNE – A group of Muslim bikers kicked off on Wednesday, February 13, a charity ride from Melbourne to Sydney to help raise awareness of the global refugee crisis, Anadolu Agency reported. “The group will continue raising awareness and …

Winter Warm up Drive for Rohingya Refugees

Winter Warm up Drive for Rohingya Refugees

They left everything behind and came to Bangladesh with nothing except the clothes on their backs. Now most of the Rohingya people sleep on the floor in poorly constructed bamboo structures with nothing  to protect them from the cold at night. January and February are Bangladesh’s coldest months with nighttime temperatures falling as low as …

Chilling Temperatures Wreak Havoc on Refugees

BEKAA VALLEY, Lebanon – Aid workers have warned that over 11,000 refugees were facing the risk of being exposed to freezing temperatures after heavy rainfall in Syria’s Idlib province has left them without shelter, UNHCR reported. “There is no doubt that the situation is very difficult,” said UNHCR External Relations Associate Hiba Fares. “We’ve been …

Freezing Weather Adds to the Misery of Syrian Refugees

Freezing Weather Adds to Misery of Syrian Refugees

Adding to their endless suffering, a wave of snow and rainfalls has struck Lebanon, destroying camps of thousands of Syrian refugees in the country. This is not the first time this happens, almost every year they suffer from harsh cold, heavy rains and snow. “People are sick. Everywhere there is water. We cannot sleep at night. …

British Muslims Join Christians to Tackle Homelessness

LONDON – The British Muslim charity Penny Appeal has unveiled five ice sculptures in the heart of London’s financial district, Canary Wharf, each representing five families that are made homeless every hour in the UK. To give this content, the charity Shelter has observed that 1 in 67 people in Birmingham – the second most …

Surviving Winter in Tents - Stand with the Refugees

Surviving Winter in Tents - Stand with the Refugees

As you sit in your cozy home, enjoying a cup of hot chocolate in this cold weather, As you plan a hot meal to warm up your family during a cold night, As you put on your new coat, As you sit beside the hearth in your living room, As you make sure the kids …

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What Are Muslim Countries Doing to Help Muslim Refugees?

Short Answer: They’re doing far more than most English-speaking media outlets are reporting. A core problem is the phrasing used to refer to refugees: “…many… are not considered refugees and they are not part of the UNHCR statistics. They are classified as “Arab brothers and sisters in distress”. Another key issue is the lack of established …



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