By Maria Assaf in Oxford, England In 2016 Canada’s first Syrian newspaper, The Migrant, was founded by Kameel Nasrawi. Nasrawi worked as a journalist and screenplay…View More What Stops Refugees from doing Journalism?
By: Deanna Cheng in Vancouver, BC Sniffles came from the crowd. Even the children present knew to remain quiet. Syrian journalist Maisoun Almasri said she…View More White Helmets in Vancouver
Commentary by: Phil Gurski in Ottawa If there is one searing image of the fall of Communism in Eastern Europe it is that of the…View More Suffer the Children of Islamic State
by Binoy Kampark in Melbourne At the psychological heart of every liberal is a milk soft tendency to succumb to the authoritarian personality, a feeling…View More Joining the War Train: Trump’s Liberal Cheerleaders
Commentary by Phil Gurski IF there was any doubt about what a Donald Trump presidency means for the U.S. over the next four years, and by extension…View More Immigration has Nothing to do with Terrorism
Commentary by Phil Gurski in Ottawa Historically, amnesties have been offered to former combatants in an attempt to stop the violence and allow a country…View More Do Returning IS fighters Deserve an Amnesty?
Book Review by Rosanna Haroutounian in Gatineau The histories of Canadians are plentiful, rich, and complex. We can never know all of them, but even…View More Imagine the Stories Syrian Refugees will Tell in 25 Years
Commentary by Steve Dooley in Surrey A Surrey forum held earlier this year on helping Syrian refugees settle in our area started with an ice-breaker.…View More Refugees: Opportunity will Trump Tragedy
by Janice Dickson in Ottawa Sitting cross-legged on a thin UNHCR mat covering a concrete floor and nursing her 14-month-old, Yasmeen Al-Alow was glad to…View More Prisoners of the Desert: Inside Jordan’s Azraq Refugee Camp
by Susan Korah in Ottawa Canada’s foreign policy is caught in a precarious balancing act between the “sunny ways” of election promises and the realpolitik…View More Former Senator: More Aid, Military Capacity Needed