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Seeking Refuge

Friday, October 05, 2007

Many Iraqi citizens are trying to leave their war-torn country, but it's not easy to leave, and many countries are reluctant to accept them. Human rights activist and Time Magazine columnist Samantha Power, looks at the issue.

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Samantha Power

Comments [4]

ab from nyc

This is ONLY shocking for uninformed ignorant people.

Let's go back to the 90's...Haitian refugees fleeing on boats thrown into internment camps...Cubans treated like human beings. Whatever...this country has always been guilty of the most disgusting hypocrisy and racism....ummm...how is this new and "shocking"? maybe if you've been living under a rock....

Oct. 05 2007 10:47 AM
Daniel from Brooklyn

Is Samantha Power still advising Barack Obama? Just curious.

Oct. 05 2007 10:38 AM
Justine from NYC

It IS humiliating.

Oct. 05 2007 10:36 AM
eCAHNomics from nyc

Hey, we don't care about Palestinian refugees (going on 60 years). Whatever makes you think we'd ever care about Iraqi refugees. They're the wrong color and the wrong religion. They're not people.

Oct. 05 2007 10:30 AM

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