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Pakistan’s Forced Deportation of Afghans

Pakistan’s Forced Deportationof Afghans: The Pakistan’s Policy and the Violation of Principle of Non-Refoulement by Marta Saraiva de Aragão, revised by Ana Grolli Pakistan’s actions towards Afghans, considering the background of the crisis Afghanistan is facing, seems to constitute a violation of several international law rules and human rights principles. ©UNHCR Historical Background Since September…

6 New Year’s Resolutions for Human Rights

6 New Year’s Resolutions for Human Rights by Carolina Veloso Unrealistic expectations and empty promises seem to make up most of new year’s resolution. In this blog, we offer you a list of objectives you can works towards to turn 2024 into a year centered on supporting and defending human rights. Give these suggestions a…

The Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict and its Humanitarian Crisis

The Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict and its Humanitarian Crisis by Francisca Pereirareviewed by Ana Grolli The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is a complex and long-standing dispute between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the mountainous region of Nagorno-Karabakh. Understand why the humanitarian situation in the region is dire and why many Armenians are fearing potential genocide. @CC Peace News Historical Context…

Palestine – questions&answers

Palestine: questions and answers by Mafalda Azevedo Photo by Ömer Yıldız on Unsplash Who is a “Palestinian Refugee”?  In 1952, the UNRWA defined them as “persons whose normal place of residence was Palestine during the period 1 June 1946 to 15 May 1948 and who lost both home and means of livelihood as a result…

Palestine – a timeline

from 1914 to 1949 by Carolina Veloso and Inês Poças Photo by Ömer Yıldız on Unsplash 1516 – World War I (1914 – 1918) Palestine was a part of the Ottoman Empire, having developed their own Palestinian identity. During WWI, there was a growing Arab political movement to gain independence from the Ottoman Empire.  …

“Climate Refugees”

“Climate Refugees” by Ana Grolli and Marta Aragão As the effects of climate change have become increasingly apparent, a new term has emerged in the discourse surrounding migration: “climate refugees”. In this article, we explore the reasons why we should not call such individuals “climate refugees” and why more accurate and empathetic terminology is essential.…

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