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BP’s Silent Disaster

2010 oil spill has left a legacy of psychological and social problems among residents in the impact zone. New Orleans, US – Most people believe only those who have experienced war can know post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). But those living in the impact zone of BP’s 2010 oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico […]

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Jordan to Host “World’s Largest Refugee Camp”

As violence in Syria continues, the al-Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan is on pace to become the largest in the world. Amman, Jordan – Al-Zaatari refugee camp near Jordan’s northern border with Syria is the second largest refugee camp in the world. On days when violence in Syria worsens, between 2,000-4,000 Syrians flood into Zaatari, […]

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Iraq’s Invisible Refugee Crisis

As violence in Iraq reaches levels not seen in years, untold numbers of Iraqis are once again seeking refuge elsewhere. Amman, Jordan – Maki al-Nazzal, a 57-year-old Iraqi from Fallujah, returned to Amman a week ago from a visit to his home city in Iraq. Having lived in Jordan since 2007, Nazzal, like most refugees, […]

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Dahr Interviewed on Al Jazeera’s Listening Post

Dahr appeared on Al Jazeera’s Listening Post May 4, 2013, “Iraq: ‘Disciplining’ the Media.” We assess the country’s factionalised media as Nouri al-Maliki’s government shuts down 10 satellite TV stations. aljazeera.com/programmes/listeningpost/2013/05/20135410111714964.html Dahr’s interview begins at 2:09.

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