Refugees And The Right: What Steve Bannon’s Appointment Means For Refugees And Asylum Seekers

President Trump’s infamous Muslim ban, the apogee of his anti-Islam campaign rhetoric has rightly attracted criticism and analysis in the three weeks since the executive order was signed on January 27. The order barred citizens from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen from entry into the US for 90 […]

European Action On Migration Crisis Questionable

Controversy surrounds the European Union’s (EU), latest plan to deal with the African migration to Europe crisis. Mr. Tusk, President of the European Council announced the European summit had “..reached [an] agreement on [the] immediate operational issues that should help [to] reduce the number of irregular migrants and save lives…” […]

Donald Trump Refugee Ban

Donald Trump has signed an executive order to ban refugees and travelers of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the US, the affected states are as follows: Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia, and Yemen. People holding so-called green cards, making them legal permanent US residents, are included in the executive action. It is […]

“Unless The Water Is Safer Than The Land”

Week after week for the past year, the news has been overrun by the same, repetitive headline: “Refugee Boat Sinks Off European Coast.” While the number of refugees arriving in Greece has fallen significantly since March, there has been unusually high migration flows of people fleeing from Libya, Nigeria, Sudan, […]

The Quest For World Peace Must Go On

In today’s world, almost everyday a story of war or conflict due to one reason or another is featured in both local and international news. Whether they are stories of war between nations or internal strife, it seems that peace has become elusive and people are getting used to reports […]