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"A refugee is a refugee, whether European, African or Asian," Mohammad said.

The change in tone of some of Europe's most extreme anti-migration leaders has been striking -- from "We aren't going to let anyone in" to "We're letting everyone in."

Those comments were made only three months apart by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban.

Unsnip, just to highlight the obvious point that this is a left/right issue (if you add up the ratings of the French presidential candidates who would be in favour of open borders for all war refugees, that's about 20%. Electors ).

Indian students getting a hard time from Polish border guards? More shocked than surprised.

It is rightly acknowledged that people of faith have no monopoly of virtue - Queen Elizabeth II

by eurogreen on Tue Mar 1st, 2022 at 07:49:11 AM EST
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Témoignage d'un citoyen congolais bloqué à la frontière ukrainienne

Quick translate:

Many African countries, including Nigeria and South Africa, are trying to help their nationals to flee the Russian invasion, on a background of growing claims of racism vis a vis African people at the Ukrainian border. Krystel Boenga, a Congolese citizen residing in Ukraine since 2009, speaks about the situation at the border.

by Bernard (bernard) on Tue Mar 1st, 2022 at 01:48:23 PM EST
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"Medyka, at the border between Poland and Ukraine. The place of the forgotten ones"

by Bernard (bernard) on Tue Mar 1st, 2022 at 02:11:20 PM EST
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