Category Archives: Immigration

Burma’s media: dramas in the transition

By Ye Kaung Myint Maung Burma’s (Myanmar) media industry was crippled by repressive censorship rules of the dictatorship government for more than two decades. So the ruling military’s recent U-turn decision to allow democratic elections and restore civilian government surprised … Continue reading

Posted in BBC, Burma, Censorship, Corruption, Democracy, East Asia, Ethics, Free Speech, Freedom of Expression, Human Rights, Human Rights Campaigns, Immigration, International Affaris, Journalism, Laws, Media, Media Framing, Myanmar, News Websites, Violence

Trek Out of Africa

By Kristine Deveza Data from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) shows Africa produces the largest number of migrants in the world.  Some of these migrants are internal- and regional-refugees fleeing ethnic conflict, political persecution, food shortages and drought.  Others … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, BBC, Europe, Immigration

Gamu Nhengu: Asylum-Seeking Television Contestant Wins Her Fight

by Jeff Hutter Gamu Nhengu is a 19-year-old Zimbabwean-born Scottish resident who captivated millions in the U.K. a year ago when she appeared on the British version of the television program, The X Factor. After just her first audition, Facebook … Continue reading

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