Ukraine’s Non-White Refugees

Ukraine’s Non-White Refugees

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has created an unprecedented humanitarian and refugee crisis in Europe, not seen since World War II, classified by the UNHCR as a level 3 emergency – the highest level available. Over 4 million refugees – mostly women, children, and students – have fled Ukraine over the past month. In response, Europe…

Why Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon See No End in Sight for Their Suffering

Why Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon See No End in Sight for Their Suffering

Without a political and legal solution, Palestinian refugees living in Lebanon will remain impoverished and at the mercy of international aid organizations who seek to depoliticize their suffering, according to experts on the crisis in Lebanon’s camps where they say the Palestinian people have been abandoned. Palestinian refugees in Lebanon are among the most disadvantaged…

Poland’s Planned Absorption of Millions of Ukrainian Refugees Has Ulterior Motives

Poland’s Planned Absorption of Millions of Ukrainian Refugees Has Ulterior Motives

Poland seems to have subtly shifted back to promoting Pilsudski’s Jagiellonian Concept of restoring the country’s historical ethnic and religious diversity in an attempt to make it a more regionally appealing pole of influence in Central & Eastern Europe. Polish Deputy Interior Minister Maciej Wasik said earlier this month that up to one million Ukrainian…

Refugees in the Cluster of Humanitarian Disasters

Refugees in the Cluster of Humanitarian Disasters

Recent years have been increasingly marked by numerous migration crises. Fleeing from wars, armed conflicts and various militant activities, migrants from Africa and Asia continue to make dangerous attempts to enter Europe by various, often risky and dangerous, means. As a result, many of them die at sea, and the coastguards of various countries have…

Manufactured Cruelties: Belarus, Poland and the Refugee Crisis

Manufactured Cruelties: Belarus, Poland and the Refugee Crisis

Refugee crises are often manufactured by governments.  They can be done at the source: war, famine, rapacious institutions.  They can also be manufactured by the refusal of governments to accept those seeking asylum, sanctuary and refuge. The latter is very much in evidence in Europe: governments of the European Union are staring down desperate humans…

Chaos in Eastern Europe Doesn’t Serve Putin’s Interests Unlike What CNN Claims

Chaos in Eastern Europe Doesn’t Serve Putin’s Interests Unlike What CNN Claims

CNN is completely wrong to claim that ‘chaos in eastern Europe is never bad news for Vladimir Putin’. CNN published a piece on Tuesday titled, “Why chaos in eastern Europe is never bad news for Vladimir Putin”. It puts forth a conspiratorial interpretation of recent events there claiming that the Russian leader is exploiting the…