refugee camps

Little sympathy for Rohingya in main-street Myanmar

Anti-Muslim Buddhist monks have helped fuel rampant racism and are now reaping dividents
While thousands of Rohingya have fled from violence and the fastest growing refugee crisis in the world is unfolding in Rakhine, another story is happening in other parts of Myanmar with no sympathy on the plight of Rohingya among the general population amid rising nationalism and anti-Muslim sentiment.

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Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II of Antioch and All East – visited Iraqi refugee camps


Beirut: Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II of Antioch and All East – Primate of the Universal Syria Orthodox church visited Iraq for the third time. The Patriarch met with several Christian leaders, in particular wirh Mor Ignatius Youssef III Younan of the Syriac Catholic Rite (Eastern UNIATE Rite in communion with the Roman Catholic Church) and faithful and also visited many refugee camps.

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