Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau announced that his country will invest C$1.4 billion (US$1 billion) annually in women’s and girls’ health AROUND THE WORLD, including C$700 million for sexual and reproductive health.
While responsibility for the Syrian refugee crisis is a complex international issue, the subject of Canada’s responsibility for the crisis is straight-forward — our nation is not responsible.
Berlin (AFP) – Turkish Prime Minister Ahmed Davutoglu on Sunday criticised the “ridiculously small” share of refugees the EU is accepting, labelling the continent the “Christian fortress Europe.” Turkey had taken more than two million people alone from war-torn Syria and Iraq, creating “a buffer zone between the chaos and Europe,” Davutoglu wrote for Monday’s … Continue reading Turkish PM slams refugee policy of ‘Christian fortress Europe’
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday that European countries have a “humanitarian and historic duty” to do more to shelter refugees arriving at its borders. “The world, especially Europe, has a humanitarian and historic duty to (…) help these displaced and stranded people,” Rouhani said, quoted on his website. Europe has been facing an unprecedented … Continue reading Iran President: EU must live up to historic duty on refugees