African refugees: Highlighting a forgotten and excluded people

Feb 24, 2016
Morris J Wosk Centre for Dialogue
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Vancouver , BC
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British Columbia CA
The refugee crisis continues to unfold. Tens of thousands of people are crossing the Mediterranean or reaching Europe by land in the Middle East. But we've also noticed something missing.
Jan 16, 2016

Challenges facing non-Syrian refugees

Privately sponsored refugees from countries like Somalia and Eritrea can face a five-year wait before they're able to come to Canada. Even government-assisted refugees from Africa can wait 18 months.
Mar 24, 2014

Racism against African asylum-seekers in Israel

Canada accepts 96% of all refugee applicants from Eritrea. Israel officially accepts none, yet more than 60,000 are living there with no help or protection from the state.
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