History of Australian immigration.

The ancestors of Australian Aborigines first arrived on the continent of Australia tens of thousands of years ago, and were the first humans to settle down there. While nobody knows for sure whether the migrants arrived in just one or numerous waves or exactly how long ago they first lived there, most historians can agree that the migration occurred during the closing stages of the Pleistocene ... More

Posted on 2020-06-22

Palestinian refugees in Jordan.

Jordan has been a safe haven for many refugees from various neighboring countries, including Syria and Palestine. Palestinian refugees first came to Jordan during the Arab-Israeli war in 1948. More came later during the 1967 war. About ten thousand Palestinians also came from Syria, complicating their refugee and legal status. This influx has left Jordan supporting the largest number of Palesti... More

Posted on 2020-06-24

Deportation of refugees and illegal immigrants.

Refugees and illegal immigrants have long had a presence in many countries. While there are legal ways to settle down in foreign countries, many illegal immigrants choose to do so without documentation because it is cheaper, faster and less of a hassle, especially if the family is desperate to find a home, jobs or a safe refuge. Some immigrants bring their entire families, while in other cases,... More

Posted on 2020-06-26

Forced migration.

With one person being forcibly displaced from their homes every two seconds, the worldwide static of forced migration is nothing short of shocking. There are over 68.5 million people in the world who have been displaced from their homes, often with nothing except the clothes on their backs. Why would anyone willingly leave their homes and their entire lives behind? Let us find out the most comm... More

Posted on 2020-06-30

Refugees across the world.

These days, there are over 70 million people going homeless, including both those living inside and outside of their home countries. More than a third of the world’s displaced population have been forced to leave their countries and become refugees. This totals to about 37,000 forced to flee their homes each day, due to war, persecution or violence. Sadly, the majority of these refugees come ... More

Posted on 2020-07-03

Genocides that are still going on today

Brutality and obliteration are seething in the Sudan west, especially Darfur region. Since 2003 February, government-supported civilian armies allured to as the Janjaweed have led a determined battle of butcher, assault, starvation, and relocation in Darfur. 

The Rwandan Slaughter: 

Starting on 6th April 1994, the ethnic Hutu gatherings, equipped for the most part with b... More

Posted on 2020-07-08

Historical account of the genocide in Armenia

What was the Armenian Genocide? 

One of the most brutal massacres in history was the Armenian genocide, involving the deaths of 1.5 million ethnic Armenians at the hands of the Turks of the Ottoman Empire and many more removed from the country. The genocide lasted more than 5 years, ending... More

Posted on 2020-07-10

Role of women in war.

Although men are usually the sung heroes of wars, women have also played important parts throughout the wars of history. Although the number of well-known women for their deeds in war may be far fewer than that of men, each woman involved in shaping history has undoubtedly left her mark on the society we have today. As war disrupted people’s daily lives, women began to take on traditionally m... More

Posted on 2020-07-13

Is the society paying enough attention to peace education?

Peace education is undeniably an integral part of educating the young. In fact, many people around the world observe the International Day of Peace on September 21, a day dedicated to promoting the ideals of peace among all nations and peoples, regardless of one’s nationality, heritage or religion. 

Unfortunately, conflict is nearly inevitable even in this day and age, with several... More

Posted on 2020-07-15

Children of war.

Children are often regarded as the first victims of any war. Being especially vulnerable to abuse, exploitation and trafficking, children caught in wars are often lost, mistreated, tortured or killed. Some of them are made into child soldiers and go out into the frontlines, while others have to take on the responsibility of fending for themselves and their siblings in an ever-violent environmen... More

Posted on 2020-07-17
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