Refugee Crisis

https://www.spiegel.de/consent-a-?targetUrl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.spiegel.de%2Finternational%2Feurope%2Fgermany-must-set-a-positive-example-in-latest-refugee-crisis-a-d1520766-3c8b-48dc-99b2-4d337cdb3b54%3Futm_source%3Ddlvr.it%26utm_medium%3Dfacebook%23ref%3Drss&ref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2F

https://www.spiegel.de/international/europe/europe-s-shame-the-moria-catastrophe-and-the-eu-s-hypocritical-refugee-policy-a-7a86c0dd-98b1-46fb-aa3b-1401d7d9ab13?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=facebook#ref=rss

MCOM 218- Peace for Our Planet

MCOM 218- Peace for Our Planet is now available as an LEP Goal 8 (Global Perspectives) course online for Fall 2020.

Dr. Roya Akhavan presents a timely course where students will explore how racism, nationalism, religious strife, gender inequality, and extremes of wealth and poverty function as the root causes of violence and war, and how applying best practices in mass communication can contribute to creating a more just and peaceful world.

header Roy's MassComm class

Sexual abuse of detainees

https://www.aclu.org/blog/immigrants-rights/immigrants-rights-and-detention/ice-detention-center-says-its-not-responsible

A recent investigation into sexual abuse in immigration detention found that there were 1,448 allegations of sexual abuse filed with ICE between 2012 and March 2018. In 2017 alone, there were 237 allegations of sexual abuse in immigration detention facilities.

Refugees Lybia

Refugees Suffer as Libya’s Civil War Rages On

As Libya descends into a bloody civil war, thousands of refugees are trapped in the crossfire. Some are forced to fight as mercenaries, while others are systematically raped, tortured or sold as slaves. One Italian is helping them tell their stories.

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https://www.spiegel.de/international/europe/libya-refugees-suffer-as-civil-war-rages-on-a-1266032.html

Thousands of people from African countries were thrown into Libyan prisons while trying to flee to Europe. Many have been tortured and sold as slaves. Now they are trapped between two warring sides: the unity government of Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj and the warlord Khalifa Haftar, whose Libyan National Army (LNA) controls the east of the country.