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New Brunswickers Keep Close Eye on Family Back Home in Lebanon

“The hardship they’re having since the explosion until this date is worse than what they lived in the 20 years of the Lebanese civil war.” Lebanon has gone from bad to worse, according to New Brunswickers with family still there, as the country marked the grim anniversary of the port explosion last week.

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Diaspora Diary: UN human rights panel on Iran to tap into views of diaspora in Canada

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights in Iran will be visiting Canada and the U.S.  to gather information from the diaspora on suspected violations. Ahmed Shaheed, a former foreign minister of the Maldives, will…

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