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4 storytelling projects that build empathy for refugees

By Nesima Aberra

With the world still reeling after the tragic Paris attacks, there has unfortunately been a huge backlash against refugees and immigrants in Europe and the U. S. The rhetoric around refugees has been incredibly hate-filled and inflammatory from a grassroots level all the way to the political elite.

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The language of development – and the bigger picture

By Christine Ro

Debate is raging over the terms “refugee” and “migrant,” as part of the heated discussion on how best to assist the many displaced people arriving in Europe. This is the latest controversy, and a particularly tragic one, in a series of disputes showing the links among language, perception and policy.

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