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Nigeria Chibok Girls: Parents Learning if Daughters Among those Freed

Last edited 8th May 2017

Parents of the missing Chibok girls are slowly learning if their daughters are among the 82 freed by Boko Haram militants in Nigeria two days ago.

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Exploitation - Meeting an Organ Trafficker who Preys on Syrian Refugees

Last edited 25th April 2017

Some refugees beg on the streets - particularly children. Young boys shine shoes, dodge between cars in traffic jams to sell chewing gum or tissues through the windows, or end up exploited as child labour. Others turn to prostitution.But selling an organ is one way to make money quickly.Once Abu Jaafar has found a willing candidate he drives them, blindfolded, to a hidden location on a designated day.

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In Interview with Homeless Magazine, Pope Stresses Acceptance of Refugees

Last edited 28th February 2017

Pope Francis has given a new interview, to an Italian magazine put out by homeless people.

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Barcelona Protest to Support Refugees Draws Thousands

Last edited 19th February 2017

Some 160,000 people have demonstrated in Barcelona to demand the government allow more refugees into Spain from war-hit areas such as Syria.

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Syrian and Iraqi kids welcomed to Our Lady of the Rosary in Fairfield

Last edited 13th February 2017

According to Patrician Brother, Nicholas Harsas FSP, Our Lady of the Rosary primary school in Fairfield, is “the best school in Australia”.

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Crossing the Border: US Migrants Seek Refugee Status in Canada

Last edited 13th February 2017

Asylum seekers are illegally crossing the Canada-US border in growing numbers hoping to receive refugee status. One small prairie town in southern Manitoba has become the nexus point for migrants who have lost hope in the US.

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In One Weekend, 1,500 Migrants Rescued from the Mediterranean

Last edited 6th February 2017

Some 1,500 migrants have been rescued in the Mediterranean this weekend, an unusually high number for winter when crossings tend to slow because of difficult sea conditions, the Italian coastguard said Sunday.

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Flight Attendant Rescues Sex Trafficking Victim Traveling With Pimp

Last edited 6th February 2017

The following article was originally posted on NBC News by Kalhan Rosenblatt. Shelia Fedrick said she instinctively felt something was wrong the moment she saw the girl with greasy blonde hair sitting in the window seat of aisle 10 on a flight from Seattle to San Francisco.

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Nigeria Air Strike Error Kills up to 100 in Refugee Camp

Last edited 17th January 2017

A Nigerian air force jet has mistakenly bombed a camp for displaced people near Rann in the north-east, killing up to 100 people and injuring dozens more.

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Cambodia: The bishop that changed the lives of wheelchair-bound refugees

Last edited 13th December 2016

Thirty-one years spent in Cambodia with refugees and war victims have conferred him an inclusive and open mindset.

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