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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,” …

Charlottetown Muslims Offer Refugees Help to Draw Wills

CHARLOTTETOWN – Dozens of people gathered at the Masjid Dar As-Salam mosque in Charlottetown Saturday, March 9, as the Muslim society offered a program to help refugees draw up wills for free, CBC reported. “All of the families here are coming to us and asking, ‘Hey, how do we prepare our will, how do we …

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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 …

Monsoon Rains Batter Rohingya Refugee Camps

Monsoon Rains Batter Rohingya Refugee Camps

200,000 Rohingya refugees remain at great risk as heavy monsoon rain heaped new misery on the Muslim minority stuck in makeshift camps in Bangladesh. The persecuted groups who fled a military crackdown in Myanmar have nothing but bamboo and tarpaulin  to shelter them from the heavy rains and cyclones that lash the region each year. According to …

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Where Do Most Refugees Come From?

Globally, the forcibly displaced population increased in 2017 by 2.9 million. By the end of the year, 68.5 million individuals were forcibly displaced worldwide as a result of persecution, conflict, or generalized violence. 68% of refugees come from five countries Altogether, more than two-thirds (68 per cent) of all refugees worldwide came from just five countries: …

Help Refugee Families Have a Decent Ramadan

Help Refugee Families Have a Decent Ramadan

As Muslims around the world celebrate the month of Ramadan, millions of Muslim families will experience the holy month in very bad living conditions in refugee camps.  Spending Ramadan in makeshift camps, informal settlements, and unfinished buildings, with insufficient food or proper shelter will be very hard for them. It’s heartbreaking to imagine fasting families finding it harder this Ramadan to put …



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