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  • Theories Of Islamic Radicalization

    Overview Islamic radicalization is the primary cause of global terrorism and has been a prominent threat to international security over the past few decades. Islamic jihadists’ aim to wage ‘holy war’ against the West by taking extreme measures to protect their version of Islam, to fight against the Western invasions of the Middle East, North Africa and other parts of the Islamic world. This transnational phenomenon also stems from Muslim immigrants who have migrated to the West and have…

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  • Is The Theme Of Relationships In The Kite Runner By Khaled Hosseini

    As a refugee in Iran for almost 8 years, I also faced discrimination, persecution and oppression. This occurred just because I was an Afghan. The government did not allow me to attend public schools and my parents decided to go back to Afghanistan for this reason. I was happy, but unfortunately I did not have any idea that in my motherland, in the country where I belong, I would not have…

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  • Effects Of Environmental Issues In Afghanistan

    Due to the self-sufficiency of many Afghan residents and the increase in growth they have depleted their forest and wetlands. A combination of grazing and farming has caused residence to put themselves at risk of flooding due to the lack of forest or waterways to handle rainfall efficiently…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Refugees In Australia

    for refugee status have not yet been determined. Those covered [by the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR)] refer to claimants whose individual applications are pending, irrespective of when they may have been lodged.” This differs from Australian Parliament’s definition of refugees. Asylum seekers have to be processed, and it must be determined if they are ‘genuine refugees.’ Asylum seekers in Australia, also known as ‘boat people’ or ‘irregular maritime arrivals,’…

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  • Coastal Refugees Essay

    limit and control the passage of vessels carrying refugees and migrants has to be kept in accordance with customary international law and any other international agreements that the coastal state is a party to. However, it is a tricky question to determine whether refugees/migrants who reach the edges of or cross over into the territorial sea are satisfying the requirements of Articles 31 and 33 of the Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees (CRSR), including the principle of…

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  • The Northern Alliance: The Fight Against The Taliban

    once they began seizing more land and gaining more power, it was realized that they were causing unnecessary violence (Refworld). By 1992, conflict in Afghanistan became greater and a war ensued. As a result of this war, the United Nations and most Afghan parties decided to create a national government, succeeding communist rule. After September 11, 2001, troops of the Northern Alliance forced the Taliban out of Kabul. In November and December of that year, the alliance gained control of most of…

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  • Social Influence In Afghanistan

    ability to roam freely, attend schools, and take prominent roles in the workforce. “Prior to the rise of the Taliban, women in Afghanistan were protected under law and increasingly afforded rights in Afghan society. Women received the right to vote in the 1920s; and as early as the 1960s, the Afghan constitution provided for equality for women.” (U.S. Department of State Taliban 's War Against Women Report) When the Islamic State of Afghanistan came to be, many of these rights were taken away,…

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  • Ethnic Diversity In Australia

    escaping the brutal Khmer Rouge regime in 1975. Most of these refugees first sought asylum in countries that were close to them but as these countries began to run out of resources, humanitarian assistance was desperately needed. Between 1945 and 1976, 1.5 million migrants were born in places other than Britain. The Department of Immigration resettled around 95,000 Indochinese refugees in Australia between the years of 1975 and 1985. Refugees from the former Yugoslavia, East Timor and El…

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  • Sacrifice In Morris Gleitzman's Boy Overboard

    The fictional novel Boy Overboard, by Morris Gleitzman, follows the captivating story of Jamal and his sister Bibi, two Afghan refugees. Throughout the book many of the characters exhibit sacrificial acts towards each other, strengthening the relationships between the characters involved. Jamal, Dad and Bibi are three characters from the novel who sacrifice their needs, and in some cases, their lives, for the people around them. In chapter four, we see Jamal display an act of sacrifice towards…

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  • A Narrative Essay About My Day In Brazil

    Although I had read numerous books and watched countless documentaries about the Arab-Israeli Conflict, nothing had prepared me for seeing the living conditions of Palestinian refugees and impoverished families in the Arab world. During my senior year of college, I joined the Model United Nations team at Northern Arizona University. I was an extremely active member of the club and was honored to win a “Best Delegate” award for…

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