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The Persecution of Christians and Hindus in Bangladesh

The Persecution of Christians and Hindus in Bangladesh

According to former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, “If a country does not recognize minority rights, you will not have the kind of prosperity and stability that is possible.” The present reality in Bangladesh highlights that Clinton is correct about this.

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Can Better Policy Curb Irregular Migration to Europe?

Can Better Policy Curb Irregular Migration to Europe?

With over a million migrants arriving on Greek and Italian shores last year looking to enter the EU, curbing the flow of third country asylum seekers from places like Eritrea is an urgent policy priority for European leaders.

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Smearing Lenses and Distorting Islam

Smearing Lenses and Distorting Islam

Against a backdrop of growing islamophobia, we are compelled to ask an urgent question: are Islamic values compatible with Western values?

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Muslim Refugees and a Muslim (Host) Nation in South Asia

Muslim Refugees and a Muslim (Host) Nation in South Asia

Bangladesh—a Muslim majority state—is planning to send refugee Rohingyas from Myanmar to a low-lying island in the Bay of Bengal that critics say is 'unlivable'.

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Refugee Policy Should Always Prioritize the Most Vulnerable

Refugee Policy Should Always Prioritize the Most Vulnerable

As refugee funds are limited, assistance should be concentrated on those who are worst off—individuals and communities that are victims of genocide.

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The Fog of Politics and Denied Justice

The Fog of Politics and Denied Justice

Establishing the facts in an objective review could possibly achieve some form of justice for victims of war crimes and genocide.

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How the U.S. Sentiment Towards Refugees Shifted

How the U.S. Sentiment Towards Refugees Shifted

40 years ago, two million Vietnamese refugees resettled in the U.S. FPA spoke to Vietnamese-Americans to see how U.S. sentiment towards refugees has changed.

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‘Reality Presidency’ and New Diplomacy

‘Reality Presidency’ and New Diplomacy

The recent public execution of political correctness in the U.S. and elsewhere in the West had an unintended consequence: removing the curtain of hypocrisy.

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The Normalization of Policies that Ignore Genocide

The Normalization of Policies that Ignore Genocide

2017 will either be the year in which governments decide to stop genocide in the Middle East or allow these atrocities to be normalized.

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The Blasphemy Behind Blasphemy in Pakistan

The Blasphemy Behind Blasphemy in Pakistan

Until the masses are continually led to believe that the honor of Islam is theirs to protect, legislation will not solve extrajudicial killing.

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Nadia Murad, Genocide and the Post U.S. Election

Nadia Murad, Genocide and the Post U.S. Election

Although NGOs have pushed to help Yazidis, it has been extremely difficult to get governments to even acknowledge the ongoing atrocities.

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At the Brink of Extinction, They are Asking for America’s Help

At the Brink of Extinction, They are Asking for America’s Help

It is not unreasonable to think that all minorities will be wiped out of the Middle East very soon, simply because of our lack of interest.

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Niger Migrant Workers Vulnerable Overseas

Niger Migrant Workers Vulnerable Overseas

Niger remains a source, transit, and destination country for men, women and children trafficked into various forms of modern day slavery.

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Islamophobia and Radicalized Perceptions

Islamophobia and Radicalized Perceptions

The current American presidential election has placed Islam and Muslims on the center stage of a nasty campaign politics.

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Modern Slavery at Sea

Modern Slavery at Sea

The discovery of unpaid seamen trapped on an offshore oil supply vessel highlights the links between forced labor and the formal, legal global economy.

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