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Quaker org calls for restoration of UNRWA funding

PHILADELPHIA (NOVEMBER 12, 2020) This week the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) announced that without immediate new funding it will run out of money and be unable to pay full salaries...

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Pregnant Immigrants and Asylum Seekers During COVID-19

The U.S. government has exploited the COVID-19 pandemic to further eviscerate humanitarian and human rights protections for immigrants and people seeking asylum along the U.S.-Mexico border. Since...

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Dismantling asylum: A year into the Migrant Protection Protocols

On one-year anniversary, Quaker org urges termination of the program On the one-year anniversary of the implementation of the “Return to Mexico” policy, the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC)...

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May 30 UN Security Council vote on South Sudan: UN Security Council members receive open letter from international and regional CSOs calling for renewal of sanctions and the arms embargo in South Sudan

Dear Ambassadors of the UN Security Council : As a coalition of 16 international and regional civil society organizations, we are writing to seek your urgent support in addressing the precarious...

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Quaker group launches humanitarian effort for elders in Gaza

Aid continues legacy of work in Gaza dating back to 1948 GAZA (March 18 2019): The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), a Quaker organization that has a long history of working with...

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Attack on Asylum is Dangerous and Harmful

Washington, DC (November 9, 2018) Today, the Trump Administration announced sweeping changes to the asylum system, blocking people who enter the U.S. between ports of entry from seeking asylum. The...

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