Video- Ana La’abah: I am a girl and a football player | Project engaged girls from Jordanian and Syrian backgrounds living in the north of Jordan in football training

Jordan has welcomed over a million Syrian refugees since the beginning of the neighboring conflict. In some instances, this rapid influx has led to tensions between refugees and host communities. As one way to address this while empowering girls at the same time, the project ‘Ana La’abah’ engaged 96 girls from Jordanian and Syrian backgrounds…

Germany: Honest Syrian refugee hands in €150,000 he found cleaning out his donated wardrobe| “Allah would never allow me to take someone else’s wealth” he says

(Image from the independent) Berlin, (IINA) – A Syrian refugee has attracted praise after he discovered a large stash of money in a second-hand wardrobe and turned it to German police citing religious reasons, The Independent daily reported. Muhannad M., who refused to give his full name, found €150,000 shortly after moving into his new…

Germany: Calgary’s Muslim Mayor Naheed Nenshi’s critics to Donald Trump featured on ‘Islamische Zeitung’- Islamic Newspaper | Article in German language

04.01.2016 Erster muslimischer Bürgermeister in Nordamerika kämpft gegen Hass-Rhetorik. Von Christina Horsten Typ mit dem breiten Grinsen Foto: WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM, swiss-image.ch, Photo Remy Steinegger Naheed Nenshi ist der erste muslimische Bürgermeister einer nordamerikanischen Metropole. Aus dem kanadischen Calgary heraus setzt er sich für die Verständigung der Religionen ein, kritisiert Donald Trump und will so…

Canada Unveils Syrian Refugee Resettlement Program — Muftah org| Canadians Can Privately Sponsor Refugees

Despite committing itself to welcoming 25,000 Syrian refugees by January 2016, Canada’s government unveiled a slightly less ambitious resettlement program earlier this week. (…) While the Trudeau government insists it remains committed to fulfilling both objectives, Liberal ministers have introduced a slightly altered plan to the public, including an updated timeline and increased reliance on…

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau with AKDN Representative Dr Mahmoud Eboo and Ismaili Council President Malik Talib at the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat in Ottawa. AKDN Ottawa, 5 November 2015 — Canada’s newly sworn-in Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, visited the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat on Tuesday evening, where he met with…

Syrisches Exilorchester in Bremen: Musik gegen die blutigen Bilder– Newly founded Syrian Exile Orchestra’s First performance was very much successful with the Support of German public

Mehr als Kampf und Krieg: das syrische Exilorchester spielte in Bremen vor ausverkauften Haus. Das Konzert soll nur den Anfang sein – das Ensemble will ab jetzt regelmäßig auftreten. Mit Unterstützung der deutschen Kollegen spielte das “Syrian Expat Philharmonic Orchestra”. – Foto: imago/epd Geflüchtete Profi-Musiker aus Syrien haben am Dienstagabend in Bremen zusammen mit deutschen…

In Canada, Harper’s Conservatives Seem to Have Forgotten a Cherished Tradition about Refugees — Common Dreams org

Harper’s been talking oddly of ‘old-stock Canadians’ – effectively excluding hundreds of thousands “Stephen Harper’s weird Conservative government – its security laws fear-mongering their way through a population normally famous for its generosity – is even more reluctant,” writes Fisk, “than our own beloved David Cameron’s Cabinet to take in the families fighting their way…

Germany: ‘New website for fled scientist who are among Refugees’ was created by University of Leipzig to support them

Background Researchers and scientists coming to Germany as refugees have limitied opportunities to deal with research topics or none at all. Besides the individual difficulties caused by such situation, it is also a loss of research capacity for the respective scientific field. The online platform http://www.chance-for-science.de aims at facilitating the access to German universities and…

Decades of Declining Refugee Protection in Canada Under Harper — Real News com video

TheRealNews Uploaded on 16 Sep 2015 A Panel with Harsha Walia of No One Is Illegal and Gloria Nafziger of Amnesty International, discusses Harper delusions, the politics of election rhetoric, and how Canada could dramatically improve its refugee settlement programs ***** Related posts in PBSJ Blog: Nenshi calls Ottawa’s response to Syrian refugee crisis ‘disgraceful’…

Opinion: Canada missing out in effort to aid Syrian refugees — by Mansoor Ladha on Edmonton Journal com| Merkel has shown leadership by agreeing to take at least 800,000 this year says the Writer

The migrant crisis facing Europe and the tragic death of three-year-old Alan Kurdi, whose body was washed ashore in Turkey, recalls the exodus from Uganda in 1972. Hungarian officers of the mounted police unit patrol the newly set up fence on the border with Serbia as refugees from Middle Eastern countries approach Serbia-Hungary border on…