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The Rohingya: People Without a Place to Call Home

| September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Rohingya: People Without a Place to Call Home

Recent news reports are proclaiming that hundreds of thousands of Rohingya people are fleeing persecution in Myanmar (formerly Burma) and ending up in refugee camps in Bangladesh. Myanmar claims that the Rohingya are essentially Muslim invaders who belong in Bangladesh. Others claim that the Rohingya have lived in Myanmar for several centuries, and are being […]

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South Sudan, the World’s Newest Nation

| August 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

In January 2011, the people of what is now the Republic of South Sudan (usually just referred to as just South Sudan) voted in a referendum to become independent of Sudan (referred to later in this article, to avoid confusion, as (North) Sudan, although North is not part of its official name). The vote was […]

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