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Belonging

“Miss?!” 18-year-old Diane called in exasperation from across the room. “There is no way for me to answer this question!” It’s mid-October, and 10 of my high school seniors are busy filling out the college Common Application. For more than two hours, I have been bouncing between computers answering questions.…
bubmag
May 28, 2020
Turkish Refugee Camp

The Ceaseless Struggle of Afghan Migrants

Features | Society | South Asia Some Afghans find themselves trapped in a dangerous, endless cycle of migration in a search for work, safety, and a better life.  In this March 18, 2020, file photo, thousands of Afghan refugees walk as they enter Afghanistan at the Islam Qala border crossing with Iran, in the…
bubmag
May 27, 2020
Turkish Refugee Camp

Africa: COVID-19

Belfast — The COVID-19 pandemic has presented a difficult ethical choice to medics around the world. When you can't save everyone, who do you prioritise? In several countries where healthcare systems risked becoming overwhelmed, authorities issued guidelines, such as these in Italy (translated by The Atlantic), "informed by the principle…
bubmag
May 21, 2020
Turkish Refugee Camp

Migrants accuse Greece of forced deportations

New findings suggest Greek authorities are illegally deporting refugees across the Turkish border. As part of an international research team, DW identified and met some of the victims who were forced back.  "Come with us and we will issue you new papers," a Greek police officer told Bakhtyar on a Wednesday…
bubmag
May 21, 2020
Turkish Refugee Camp

Activists Urge Greece to Release Migrant Children

ATHENS - Human rights activists are urging the government of Greece to release 276 unaccompanied migrant children from police detention cells. Human Rights Watch is leading the appeal, saying the children's continued detention is a breach of both local and international laws. Back in November, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis…
bubmag
May 19, 2020