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At Every Door | Kathy Kelly

"... We can choose to stand at the doors of our leaders and of our neighbors, honoring past sacrifices and the innocent lives we were unable to save, as we redouble efforts to stop war makers from constantly gaining the upper hand in our lives." Kathy Kelly

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Analysis: The Middle East’s ‘invisible refugees’ | IRIN Middle East

DUBAI, 31 January 2012 (IRIN) – Among the migrants who found themselves caught up in Libya during last year’s war was a group of people whom one University of Oxford researcher calls “invisible”: refugees who travel to third countries for work or better education. Wedged between violence, politics, overlapping identities and restrictive definitions, these “refugee-migrants” or “refugee-students” are often overlooked ...

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Lord’s Resistance Army attacks populated areas of north-eastern Congo | AlertNet

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo, March 1 (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency said Tuesday it is alarmed by an upsurge in violence against civilians by a rebel Ugandan group in north-eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. A particularly worrying development is that the Lord’s Resistance Army, or LRA, appears to be targeting more populated areas. Since January, the ...

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