United Nations WORLD REFUGEE DAY NEWSLETTER #9, June 20, 2020.
Compiled by Dick Bennett for a CULTURE OF PEACE, JUSTICE, and ECOLOGY
(Newsletter #1 June 20, 2008; #2 Dec. 4, 2011; #3 June 20, 2012; #4, June 20, 2014; #5, June 20, 2015; #6 June 20, 2017; #7, June 20, 2018; #8, June 20, 2019).
UN World Refugee Day is held every year on June 20, a special day when the world takes time to recognize the desperate needs and the resilience of forcibly displaced people, and to plan ways to help them.
A time too to celebrate the UN for its idealism, compassion, and practical work.
CONTENTS UN WORLD REFUGEE DAY JUNE 20, 2020
SCOTUS DACA Victory
UNHCR Issues Dire Warning
History of US Immigration
Film about Middle East
Jesus as Refugee
Google Search, UN Refugee Day 2020
SCOTUS GIVES DACA VICTORY
IMPORTANT DACA UPDATE!
Long-awaited Supreme Court decision on DACA is down. And WE WON! Everyone who supports DACA people can celebrate and prep for the next phase. Arkansas United shares their plans in this newsletter. Thank you to all you dedicated folks who sent good thoughts, signed petitions, and made donation over the years. YOU DID THIS!
Gladys Tiffany, DirectorOMNI Center for Peace, Justice & Ecology www.omnicenter.org
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US IMMIGRATION HISTORY
By David Nasaw, New York Times, posted May 19, 2020
A review-essay on new books by Jia Lynn Yang and Adam Goodman on the history of US immigration policy. The author is a professor emeritus of history at the CUNY Graduate Center. His latest book, on Europe's displaced persons after World War II, will be published in September.
[H-PAD] H-PAD Notes 5/27/20: Links to recent articles of interest Historians for Peace and Democracy
9:49 AM (4 hours ago)
FILM ABOUT MIDDLE EASTERN REFUGEES
Wednesday, February 5 - The Dupes (Syria 1973, directed by Tewfik Saleh). From a master Egyptian director, this searing adaptation of Ghassan Kanafani’s celebrated novella, Men in the Sun, follows three Palestinians of different generations seeking to smuggle themselves from Iraq to Kuwait in search of a better life (Arabic w/ English subtitles – 107 minutes)
Nadi Cinema, the Middle East Film Club, screens films from across the Middle East and often beyond. Screenings are free and open to the public. The series is hosted by Professor Joel Gordon and generally meets monthly. Call 479-575-2175 or visit the Nadi Cinema webpage for more information on plans during the pandemic.
Nani Verzon. Program Manager, King Fahd Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Arkansas 479-575-2175 | mest.uark.edu | Facebook: @UARKMEST | Twitter: @UARKMEST
Jesus was a Palestinian refugee
Dec 22, 2019, 1:02 PM (19 hours ago)
Google UN World Refugee Day June 20, 2020
The United Nations' (UN) World Refugee Day is observed on June 20 each year. This event honors the courage, strength and determination of women, men and children who are forced to flee their homeland under threat of persecution, conflict and violence.
[Comment: Google is way behind in not including global warming, climate catastrophe refugees, which will probably soon surpass all other categories in number. –Dick]
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CONTENTS UN World Refugee Day June 20, 2019
Choosing the Right Words: Migrant v. Refugee
UN Report: Displaced from Poor Nations
UNA, USA, 70.8 Million
US Repression of Aid Providers
Alison Moore, “Liberty”
In Defense of Open Borders
UUSC: Children in Federal Detention
Whistleblower v. ICE’s Solitary Confinement
International Rescue Committee
END UNITED NATIONS WORLD REFUGEE DAY NEWSLETTER #9, June 20, 2020.