Daily Archives: October 1, 2018

Prime Minister of Pakistan Announces Citizenship for Refugees

With one of the highest refugee populations in the world, Pakistan’s new Prime Minister, Imran Khan, has announced that it will begin granting citizenship to those refugees, specifically those from Afghanistan and Bangladesh. Many refugees have been residents of Pakistan for 30 years now, and have children that grew up […]

Anti Asylum-Seeker Sentiment In Jeju, South Korea

Hundreds of asylum-seekers fleeing the conflict in Yemen thought that the sub-tropical island of Jeju, South Korea, would be a safe refuge from what the United Nations has declared ‘the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.’ Instead, locals have banded together in South-Korea’s first organized anti-asylum movement, parading through the streets, calling […]

The New Liquid Gold – Water Insecurity In The Middle East

The Middle East is a region characterized by contrasts. Oil-rich Qatar maintains a GDP-per-capita of more than 100 times destitute Yemen. Beirut’s celebrated cosmopolitanism lies less than 300 miles from Raqqa, the capital of the now defunct caliphate of the Islamic State. Meanwhile, the Kingdom of Jordan acts a beacon […]