Sweden Refugee Crisis Refugees

Refugee Crisis in Sweden: Conflicted Views about Refugees

The Refugee Crisis and the prospect of refugees around the world have caused a wave of opinions and feelings. Some see this massive migration as an opportunity to be human and help others in need, others strongly believe it’s not their country’s problem and they should not be welcome because they bring trouble. Sweden if one of the countries with conflicting internal views about refugees.
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Trump Racist Remarks Shithole

Shithole: The World Reacts to Donald Trump

Donald Trump is a man who never shies away from controversy. He has a way of setting tongues wagging. He will speak his mind without care. Sometimes it appears like he talks and thinks later, quite atypical for a man of his stature and president of a superpower. The most recent upset was Trump’s racist remarks, describing several nations as a shithole. But like him or hate him, he may be a great revolutionary after all.
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Refugee displacement

Refugee Displacement: It’s High Time We Talk About It

Wars, conflicts, and persecution are some of the reasons people are forced to leave their homes and seek refuge in a safer place, contributing to the mind blowing refugee displacement statistics. According to the UNHCR, 65.6 million people from around the world have been forced to leave their homes.
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Illegal immigration in Canada

Illegal Immigration in… Canada?

We hear plenty on the news about Illegal Immigration in the United States. It’s often referenced in comedy sketches, TV shows and Trump just doesn’t like to shut up about it (“I will build a great wall.”). Something we don’t hear as often is Illegal Immigration in Canada. This has become an increasing issue in the province of Quebec since Donald Trump took office in the United States and it could get worse.
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Australia Offshore Detention Centers

Australia’s Refugee Detention Centers

Being a refugee fleeing war, violence and/or prosecution is arguably one of the worst situations to be in as a human being. We are talking about traumatic experiences and stress most of us, thankfully, never have to experience in our lives, though we are confronted with it on a daily basis as ships filled with desperate souls keep sinking in the Mediterranean sea, as numerous people risk their lives in pursuit of safety and a better future and as resentments against those foreigners spilling into Europe undeniably grow. But on the other side of the world, Australia faces similar issues, to which they responded with inhuman detention centers.
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