Tag: refugee crisis

Nigerian leaders take protest to US — warn Fulani violence could flood West with refugees
Africa News

Nigerian leaders take protest to US — warn Fulani violence could flood West with refugees

By Special Correspondent Former Minister of Defence and respected business mogul, General TY Danjuma (Rtd) has taken his protest against killings in the North Central region of Nigeria to the United States of America. Speaking at a session hosted by the International Committee on Nigeria (ICON), in collaboration with Heritage […]

Walls going up across Europe again
Opinion

Walls going up across Europe again

By INcontext Ministries — Originally published in A World In Motion, Issue 157, September 22 2016 Work on building a wall along the approach road to the French port of Calais, to try to stop migrants from jumping aboard trucks bound for Britain, will begin this month British officials said. […]

Global forced displacement hits record high
Global

Global forced displacement hits record high

Originally published in UNHCR Wars and persecution have driven more people from their homes than at any time since UNHCR records began, according to a new report released today by the UN Refugee Agency. The report, entitled Global Trends, noted that on average 24 people were forced to flee each […]

Fleeing Boko Haram – nowhere to run, nowhere to hide
Africa News

Fleeing Boko Haram – nowhere to run, nowhere to hide

    More than 2.5million people displaced in unprecedented humanitarian disaster  By Illia Djadi — Originally published in World Watch Monitor  A special report by IRIN, built on field visits to Nigeria’s north-eastern region which the military has re-taken from the Boko Haram insurgency, reveals an unprecedented humanitarian disaster in […]

Refugee crisis opening door for Gospel witness
Europe

Refugee crisis opening door for Gospel witness

Originally published in Christian Telegraph The discovery of an abandoned refrigeration truck full of corpses on an Austrian highway on Aug. 27 and the body of a 3-year-old toddler washed up on the shores of Turkey on Sept. 2 have epitomized the tragic circumstances faced by masses of humanity trying […]