Daphne Bramham: Canada must help Afghan journalists who face torture or worse at hands of the Taliban

Credit to Author: Daphne Bramham| Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2021 01:52:51 +0000

You don’t have to love journalists, but they’re essential to democracy. And there’s no indication they will be welcome under the Taliban.

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How to Donate to the Toronto Region Afghan Resettlement Fund

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Mon, 13 Sep 2021 19:35:24 +0000

The City of Toronto, the United Way of Greater Toronto, and Lifeline Afghanistan have launched the Toronto Region Afghan Resettlement Fund. The three partners are collaborating to be able to provide direct resettlement support to Afghan refugees who resettle in Toronto. Last month, the Canadian government committed to resettling at least 20,000 Afghan refugees after […]

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Lifeline Afghanistan launches to help Canada reach new refugee goal

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Thu, 02 Sep 2021 15:07:40 +0000

A new organization has just launched to help Canada achieve its goal of resettling 20,000 Afghan refugees. Lifeline Afghanistan features a group of non-partisan Canadians who are looking to raise awareness on Afghan refugee resettlement, play a coordinating role, and bring Afghans to safety in Canada. While the Canadian government has pledged to resettle 20,000 […]

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Daphne Bramham: Afghanistan’s female judges desperate to flee death threats and retaliation

Credit to Author: Daphne Bramham| Date: Tue, 31 Aug 2021 03:25:23 +0000

“It was the most horrible experience I could ever have in my life. I experienced things I would never imagine seeing in my life.” — Afghan judge on trying to flee Kabul

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Ideas to improve Canada’s immigration system

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2021 11:00:57 +0000

The upcoming Canadian federal election on September 20 is an opportunity to think about the future of Canada’s immigration system. Political parties are currently campaigning across the country outlining their vision on how Canada should be governed. The next government will then have a four year mandate to lead the country. One of the most […]

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Canada must respond quickly to help Afghan refugees

Credit to Author: Senator Ratna Omidvar| Date: Fri, 20 Aug 2021 11:56:36 +0000

We have all watched in dismay the images coming from Afghanistan. Desperate people are looking for a way out as they fear for their lives under the Taliban. If the past is a prologue, Taliban rule will result in millions of Afghans looking to flee. According to the UN, there were nearly 5 million Afghan […]

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