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‘ I watched my family die ‘: Shatila refugees’ suffering laid bare

Cartoonist Ella Baron travelled to Shatila refugee camp in Beirut, Lebanon, to hear the stories of women at Mdecins Sans Frontires womens health clinic Located on one square kilometre in central Beirut, Shatila is home to an estimated 14,000 people, although the true number may be more than twice that. The camp is not policed by the Lebanese authorities and most residents have restriction access to housing, employment, energy and water. Established in 1949 to accommodate Palestinian refugees, Shatila now has a population that is more than half Syrian. Syrian…

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US website calls mince on toast a ‘British classic’- then New Zealand claims it

Observer critic Jay Rayner results disowning of monstrosity, leaving New Zealanders to take credit for ultimate consolation food New Zealand has claimed the abomination and monstrosity that is mince on toast, after an American food website sparked commotion in the UK when it claimed the dish was a classic of British cuisine. Eater.com posted a video featuring the dish on Twitter on Monday, saying: Mince meat on toast is a quintessential British convenience classic. There was an immediate backlash on social media, with most Britons claiming they had never heard…

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‘ I watched my family die ‘: Shatila refugees’ suffering laid bare

Cartoonist Ella Baron travelled to Shatila refugee camp in Beirut, Lebanon, to hear the stories of women at Mdecins Sans Frontires womens health clinic Located on one square kilometre in central Beirut, Shatila is home to an estimated 14,000 people, although the true number may be more than twice that. The camp is not policed by the Lebanese authorities and most residents have limited access to housing, job, electricity and water. Established in 1949 to accommodate Palestinian refugees, Shatila now has a population that is more than half Syrian. Syrian…

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US website calls mince on toast a ‘British classic’- then New Zealand claims it

Observer critic Jay Rayner results disowning of monstrosity, leaving New Zealanders to take credit for ultimate consolation food New Zealand has claimed the abomination and monstrosity that is mince on toast, after an American food website triggered uproar in the UK when it claimed the dish was a classic of British cuisine. Eater.com posted a video featuring the dish on Twitter on Monday, saying: Mince meat on toast is a quintessential British consolation classic. There was an immediate backlash on social media, with the majority Britons claiming they had never…

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‘ I watched my family die ‘: Shatila refugees’ suffering laid bare

Cartoonist Ella Baron travelled to Shatila refugee camp in Beirut, Lebanon, to hear the stories of women at Mdecins Sans Frontires womens health clinic Located on one square kilometre in central Beirut, Shatila is home to an estimated 14,000 people, although the true number may be more than twice that. The camp is not policed by the Lebanese authorities and most residents have limited access to housing, employment, electricity and water. Established in 1949 to accommodate Palestinian refugees, Shatila now has a population that is more than half Syrian. Syrian…

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Parkland students on the road to end gun violence make diversity central

As a bus tour for gun-violence prevention wraps up, black and brown Americans are working to ensure their voices are heard It was some time after 8p m when Angela Smith’s teenage daughter contacted her with an urgent request. Bria, 17, wanted to leave home the next morning to join a weeks-long national bus tour for gun violence prevention. The bus, filled with student survivors of the school shooting six months ago in Parkland, Florida, was leaving Milwaukee very early the next morning. Could she run? ” We don’t know…

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