HRC Files Complaint with Globe & Mail Challenging Erroneous Refugee Definition

On September 13, the Globe and Mail published a commentary to its website by Daoud Kuttab, described as an “award-winning Palestinian journalist and former Ferris Professor of Journalism at Princeton University.” In his commentary which condemned the recent U.S. decision to cancel financial support to UNWRA (United Nations Relief and Works Agency), Mr. Kuttab erroneously stated the […]

Why Does UN Have Two Distinct Groups of Refugees, One for Palestinians and for Everyone Else?

Huffington Post blogger Diane Bederman tackles the issue of refugees in her latest blog, revealing a double standard in the treatment and definition of refugees worldwide. As Bederman’s commentary points out,  with 43 million refugees worldwide, why does the UN have two distinct groups of refugees, one for Palestinians and and one for everyone else? According […]