syrian refugee crisis Archives

European Anti-Islam Group PEGIDA Protests All Across Europe

February 7, 2016

PEGIDA protests Took Place In Several European Countries On Saturday To Show Anger Over Immigration Of Muslims To Europe Anti-Islam and Anti-Refugee rallies organized by the far right German based PEGIDA movement swept Europe on Saturday. According to Al Jazeera…

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Leading The Way: Berlin Provides Refuge For LGBT Refugees

January 29, 2016

Being a refugee is hard. LGBT refugees have it that much harder. According to the Attitude, there are an estimated 3,500 LGBT refugees in the German capital, and too often they face violence and harassment in mainstream refugee centres. Horrific…

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WATCH: Gleeful Syrian Kids Sledding For The First Time…In Canada: Step Up America! (VIDEO)

January 21, 2016

A video of a family of Syrian refugees with young children trying tobogganing for the first time is taking the internet by storm since Tuesday. The family are safe and sound after being settled in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, PTBO Canada…

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10 Ways DAESH Can Infiltrate The United States Without Posing As Refugees

November 25, 2015

The idea that DAESH would plant terrorists among Syrian refugees and sneak them into the United States through the immigration process might just be the most comically ignorant delusional fantasy someone could invent. A plan like that makes as much sense…

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Forget Our GOP-Run Congress, Here Are 10 Ways We Can Help Refugees Right Now

November 20, 2015

It’s no surprise the fear-mongering American Taliban Republican Party has gone to great lengths to use the unfortunate terrorist attacks in Paris to push their Islamophobic, xenophobic agenda. This week, the GOP voted overwhelmingly to suspend America’s acceptance of Syrian refugees into…

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Haters Sneer, ‘Why Don’t YOU Host A Refugee?’ Here’s This Congressman’s Awesome Response

November 19, 2015

Rep. Seth Moulton, A decorated veteran, decries GOP Gov. Charlie Baker’s ban on Syrian refugees. “If you love refugees so much, why don’t you host one,” our nation’s armchair hatriots sneer when we call for sheltering people from the myriad crises our foreign…

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Republicans Want To Shut Down The Government Again, This Time Over Syrian Refugees

November 17, 2015

I’m trying to remember the last time we were able to go more than a few weeks without the Republicans threatening a government shutdown because they can’t have things go 100 percent their way. It’s been a while, hasn’t it? This week’s…

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Let The Fear Mongering Begin! States Ban Syrian Refugees (TWEETS)

November 16, 2015

8 state governors fear mongering against Syrian refugees and counting. States are rushing to ban Syrian refugees from their borders, in the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris. When I went to bed on Sunday night, two governors had…

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Epic, Heartbreaking Journey Of Syrian Refugee Told In 6 Photos (PICS)

September 27, 2015

The explosively popular photo blog, Humans of New York, is weighing in on the world’s Syrian refugee crisis. The photographer behind the blog, Brandon Stanton, is best known for humanizing New York City, with often breathtaking portraits of regular folks.…

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Europe’s Refugee Politics Get Nasty As Germany Closes Borders Before Summit

September 13, 2015

Germany’s angela merkel is walking a political tightrope Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel closed the nation’s borders on Sunday, stranding thousands of refugees in Austria. It was an unprecedented step in the face of tens of thousands Syrian refugees seeking to…

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