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Commentary: The Rise of Ghettos and Concentration Camps

I traveled to the US/Mexico Border as another migrant caravan arrived this winter. I worked to identify particularly vulnerable persons such as unaccompanied minors, those with imminent threats on their life, those with life-threatening health concerns, and LGBTQ persons. Measuring the vulnerability and suffering of people who had walked thousands …

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Winter storm paralyzes refugee camps in Lebanon.

Lebanon (MNN) – Winter is expected: colder temperatures, snow, and ice.  A winter storm brings that plus a few additional surprises, surprises that aren’t welcome in the Syrian refugee camps in the Bekaa Valley of Lebanon, home to hundreds of thousands. In the eight years since Syria crumbled into civil …

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Summer camps bring Gospel to former Soviet Union

Russia (MNN) — We’re well into summer which often means heat, no school, and camp. Slavic Gospel Association’s Eric Mock says SGA supported summer camps are sharing the Gospel with kids for the very first time. It’s all happening in the former Soviet Union. Summer Camps Summer camps have always …

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Heavy monsoon rains threaten Rohingya refugee camps

Bangladesh (MNN) — They have survived genocide, rape, beatings, and hunger. But now the Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh have to survive a new threat: monsoon rains. The Rohingya people are a stateless minority from Myanmar who fled ethnic violence. Many of them ended up in Bangladesh. While the repatriation process …

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