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Our students met on-line with Dr. Renee Hattar, since October 2016 the head of International Studies at the Royal Institute for Interfaith Studies in Jordan, founded in 1994 by HRH Prince el-Hassan bin-Talal of Jordan.  RIIFS describes itself as “a non-profit, non-governmental organization that...
It was a ten-day walk from the village of Erra in Eritrea to Sudan. Aman and Meron, are two students at the CAWU Learning center in Cairo. They left their family behind at age 14 and 17. Annually tens of thousands of Eritreans leave the country to escape the harsh compulsory military service. Just...
Ṣafāʾ Mūsā, a Sudanese refugee living in Egypt, says “We will die from starvation, not from Corona” thereby pointing at the problems she faces during the holy month of Ramadan. Like Mūsā, many other African refugees in Egypt are affected by the measures taken by the government to fight the...
The Delegation of Egypt affirmed in the meetings of the 64th Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, that Egypt is committed to the implementation of the international conventions for combating human trafficking and the smuggling of migrants.
Two interns visited the families of Eritrean students who will start their education at the CAWU-Learning Center on August 26, 2019. The families told them about the hardships in Eritrea and how they were able to travel overland to Egypt. All these families have UNHCR cards and are thus legally in...
Dutch Foreign Minister Uri Rosenthal said any citizen in any place all over the world who seeks asylum to the Netherlands must first be present on Dutch soil and then offer a convincing proof that he/she needs international protection. [Dīnā Darwīsh, al-Akhbār, Oct. 23, p. 7] Read text in Arabic
UNHCR has stated that the Christian militias in CAR are attacking  innocent people who are trying to escape from the sectarian violence in the country and are forcing them to take dangerous border routes 
One is deeply shocked by the flow of reports and statements from the West, especially from human rights organizations concerning accusations of injustice in Egypt, stubbornly provoking the Egyptian people before Egyptian leadership by allegedly claiming that the largest mass revolution in the...
On what concerns the policy of refugees adopted by the U.S., Egypt represents the leading example in tackling the refugee issue, especially for countries that have been affected, and still are, by the crisis of millions of asylum seekers, in particular those of the EU, hence harshly criticized by...
The U.N. High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) said it had obtained religious rulings from top Muslim clerics that permit the Commission to collect zakāt (Islamic 'alms') and use it for relief work for refugees, upon certain conditions the Commission is to fulfill, the American CNN reported two days...

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