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Standing With the People of Syria | Christian Fuchs

Standing With the People of Syria

A Colombian refugee in Ecuador, one of 45 million refugees in the world today. This mother of five was forced to flee with her children after an armed group burst into their home in the night, murdered her husband and stabbed her in the legs. (Christian Fuchs — Jesuit Refugee Service/USA)    For our latest article on World Refugee Day, see: http://jrsusa.org/news_detail?TN=NEWS-20120616031847

A Colombian refugee in Ecuador, one of 45 million refugees in the world today. This mother of five was forced to flee with her children after an armed group burst into their home in the night, murdered her husband and stabbed her in the legs. (Christian Fuchs — Jesuit Refugee Service/USA) For our latest article on World Refugee Day, see: http://jrsusa.org/news_detail?TN=NEWS-20120616031847

Education Provides Refugees Hope for a Better Future | Christian Fuchs

Education Provides Refugees Hope for a Better Future

Jesuit Refugee Service accompanies refugees in Ethiopia

In Chad, refugees from Darfur find hope in education | Christian Fuchs

In Chad, refugees from Darfur find hope in education

In Djabal refugee camp, just outside the town of Goz Beida in eastern Chad, Jesuit Refugee Service is expanding a partnership with Jesuit Commons Hig.

DADAAB: Get There or Die Trying.   Dadaab: Get There or Die Trying is a documentary that showcases the harrowing journey that Somali refugees have to take before they can reach Dadaab Refugee Camp in Kenya.   The documentary was made by a group of young filmmakers to fundraise for the Survival Packs campaign.

Dadaab: Get There or Die Trying is a documentary that showcases the harrowing journey that Somali refugees have to take before they can reach Dadaab Refugee .

Cristo Rey high school students gain leadership skills during D.C. visit

Cristo Rey high school students gain leadership skills during D.

U.S. and Colombian Faith Leaders Join to Support Peace with Justice in Colombia

The latest news from Jesuit Refugee Service/USA on issues affecting refugees and forcibly displaced people.

Alek Wek's Refugee Journey - Sudan, 1986 International Rescue Committee, World Refugee Day 2012

March 2012 - Posted on the Brooklyn Legends site as Through It All, here is Alek Wek's Refugee Journey - Sudan, 1986

Syria: shelter and food difficult to find :: Through its home visits team, JRS Jordan provided emergency relief to 277 Syrian families in the capital, Amman, and 300 Syrian families in the northern border city of Irbid between October and December last year. (Jesuit Refugee Service)

Jesuit Refugee Service/USA is an international Catholic non-governmental organization whose mission is to accompany, serve and advocate for the rights of refugees and other forcibly displaced persons.

Jesuit Refugee Service/USA, along with John Carroll University and The Ignatian Solidarity Network, invites you to join us on    Wednesday, April 11, 2012  from 8:00 - 10:00 p.m.    in the St. Francis Chapel at John Carroll University  20700 North Park Blvd.  University Heights, OH 44118

Update You are invited to join us at John Carroll University

Jesuit Refugee Service | USA | Freedom from fear in Colombia

Jesuit Refugee Service | USA | Freedom from fear in Colombia

More than 1,600 attendees were inspired by the legacy of the Jesuit martyrs and their companions at the 17th annual Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice. The Teach-In took place in the Washington, D.C. area from November 15-17.

More than attendees were inspired by the legacy of the Jesuit martyrs and their companions at the annual Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice.

The small town of Naameh lies less than 13 miles south of Beirut along the coastal road. Notorious for religious tensions and prone to violence between different sects, it seems an unlikely place to settle, yet it is now home to 50 Syrian families —about 300 individuals — who are taking shelter in a derelict school.

Jesuit Refugee Service/USA is an international Catholic non-governmental organization whose mission is to accompany, serve and advocate for the rights of refugees and other forcibly displaced persons.

The Chin people in Mizoram State, India, live in a protracted, urban refugee situation and face daunting problems related to protection, livelihood, health, and education. While many have been there for years, new arrivals continue, including many youth who are fleeing forced conscription by the Burmese military.

The Chin people in Mizoram State, India, live in a protracted, urban refugee situation and face daunting problems related to protection, livelihood, health, and education. While many have been there for years, new arrivals continue, including many youth who are fleeing forced conscription by the Burmese military.

There is something both inspiring and heartrending in the struggles of refugees. Several years ago, on an advocacy visit to the programs of Jesuit Refugee Service Ecuador, I interviewed a Colombian refugee, a beautiful young woman who had suffered unspeakable crimes at the hands of paramilitaries and human traffickers.

There is something both inspiring and heartrending in the struggles of refugees. Several years ago, on an advocacy visit to the programs of Jesuit Refugee Service Ecuador, I interviewed a Colombian refugee, a beautiful young woman who had suffered unspeakable crimes at the hands of paramilitaries and human traffickers.

Decisions by a number of governments throughout South American to resume or intensify the deportation of forced Haitian migrants risks making the Haitians even more vulnerable than they currently are. Life for forcibly displaced Haitian migrants is becoming increasingly precarious as government throughout the Americas tighten border and immigration policies.

Decisions by a number of governments throughout South American to resume or intensify the deportation of forced Haitian migrants risks making the Haitians even more vulnerable than they currently are. Life for forcibly displaced Haitian migrants is becoming increasingly precarious as government throughout the Americas tighten border and immigration policies.

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