Refugees – Immigration

Bridges, Not Walls, Foster Peace and Security as Refugees Arrive


“The mass shooting in Orlando this week reignited the battle over immigration of Muslims, despite the fact that the perpetrator was born in the United States. As refugees flee war-torn countries seeking safety…”

Jeff Pugh
Published in: Counterpunch, Transcend Media Service
Date: June 17,20,2016
692 Words

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Can we feel the heat?


“I am travelling as a peace witness in Iraqi Kurdistan. We visited a sheikh whom I had met in Fallujah in 2012. He and his family were forced to flee to Kurdistan about two years ago. Fallujah iis being held by ISIS.”

Cathy Breen
Published in: Common Dreams, The PeaceWorker, Voices for Creative Nonviolence, Times of Earth
Date: April 26,27,May 1,2016
1176 Words

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Fools Fighting Terror with Terror


“April Fools believe suicide bombers can be stopped with more body scanners and police surveillance. Fifteen years of bigger, better blast walls, checkpoints, limits on access, barricades, obstacle courses and ever-expanding restrictions at airports and government buildings may fend off car bombers, but driven suiciders with a bit of…”

John M. LaForge
Published in: Counterpunch, The Reader Weekly, The Russophile, Grassroots Press, La Progressive, Newberry Observer, Transcend Media Service, Bullhead City Bee, The Orange Leader, Gilmer Free Press
Date: March 29,30,31,April 1,4,12,13,2016
793 Words

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A Swollen River of Refugees

David SmithFerri

“Last month, as U.S. border patrol agents began rounding up Central American women and children denied asylum, a small group of international peace activists from Voices for Creative Nonviolence boarded a plane for Helsinki…”

David Smith-Ferri
Published in: Truthout, Voices for Creative Nonviolence, Antiwar, The Palestine Chronicle, The Monitor, The Russophile, Counterpunch, The Portland Alliance, Pax Christi USA, Gilmer Free Press
Date: February 15,17,18,20,22,29,2016
1549 Words

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