'Britain has granted asylum to less than 300 Syrian refugees since the start of 2014 - an embarrassing number compared to Germany, where up to 800,000 refugees are expected to be registered this year alone .. "The government's response to the refugee crisis has been wholly inadequate, and we are being shamed by our European neighbours. It is our duty under UN law, but also as human beings, to offer a place of safety, and play a role internationally to share our responsibilities ..
Syrian Refugees: The not so fun Facts Infographic. The Syrian War now enters its 4th year. Millions of Syrians have been displaced, ½ of whom are children left without proper schooling. If the situation does not improve dramatically, Syria risks ending up with a generation disengaged from education & learning. | infographic | Dubai
Tiger of Heavy Panzer Regiment Bäke in beginning of 1944 on Eastern Front. In January 1944, 503rd Heavy Panzer Battalion, together with the II.Abt/Panzerregiment 23 and some infantry units, formed Panzer-Regiment Bäke(Schweres-Panzer-Regiment Bäke) under Oberst Dr. Franz Bäke.The regiment was to be used in “fire-brigade” duties in the southern sector of the Eastern front. In January 19... Afficher la suite
Submitted Story: "Western NC Confederates: The Laughter Family of Henderson County" - The Laughter family of Henderson County provided the Confederacy with nine men, two brothers and seven cousins, to fight for Southern independence. They were all farmers. Many of the cousins were in their teens and enlisted together in Ransom’s Brigade, the 25th Regiment NC, Company A, Edney’s Grays in Hendersonville, NC on May 15, 1861, thinking the war would be short and would get them off their...