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Violence causes refugee crisis

A burnt down house in a Rohingya village in northern Rakhine State, a result of sectarian violence in August 2017. Photo By Moe Zaw (VOA), via Wikimedia Commons
September 15, 2017

The story of violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar’s northern region of Rakhine State is one that has lasted for decades. However, a new bout of violence erupted in the country on Aug. 25 when...

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September 8, 2017

Monsoon Flooding In India, Nepal and Bangladesh Flooding from monsoons in South Asia has led to over 1,200 deaths and directly impacted over 40 million people, according to the U.N. The Red Cross has...

Photojournalist, Amy Toensing, to visit campus and share experiences

Nabadwip, West Bengal, India - April 5, 2016: Bhakti Dashi, 75 years old from Bangladesh, says she has been living in Nabadwip Bhajanashram ashram since
Bangladesh Independence around 25 years ago. Bhakti lives in the back area of the ashram, behind the temple with a few other widows. During they day other
widows come to the ashram to pray and chant in exchange for food. // Photo courtesy of Amy Toensing
March 10, 2017

Imagine one day you had most of the necessities you needed and the next day everything is gone. When their husbands die, women in Nepal, India and Bangladesh lose their homes and families. Photojournalist...

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April 29, 2016

Germany President Barack Obama met with European leaders to discuss policy issues in Hannover, Germany. The visit did not go without controversy. Many activists protested the Transatlantic Trade and...

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May 3, 2013

Amsterdam, netherlands For the first time in 120 years, the Netherlands has a king. In a formal ceremony at the Royal Palace of Amsterdam, Williem-Alexander was coronated by the former monarch, his...

Dangerous working conditions kill hundreds

December 7, 2012

Unsafe working conditions and meager wages seem like a distant U.S. memory of the 1900s, but in other parts of the world, these poor conditions remain a reality. In the global market, various regions...

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