Muslims on 2 Continents Protest Persecution in Myanmar

Widespread demonstrations have raised the pressure on Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the de facto leader of Myanmar, over its treatment of the Rohingya Muslim minority Source: World

300,000 Child Refugees and Migrants Traveled Alone in ’15 and ’16, U.N. Says

A report by the world body said the findings amounted to an alarming international lapse in providing basic safety and security for the world’s most vulnerable people. Source: World

U.S. Airstrike in Syria Is Said to Kill Dozens of Civilians

Residents of Raqqa and activists said hundreds of displaced Syrians had been sheltering in a school when it was hit. Source: World

For Syrian Refugees, There Is No Going Home

Major powers may settle for President Bashar al-Assad’s rule as peace talks resumed, but families that fled to Lebanon said they had nothing to return to and feared reprisals. Source: World

Op-Ed Columnist: Canada, Leading the Free World

Canadians, who are proudly multicultural, welcome Syrian and other refugees. Source: World

European Leaders Reject Trump’s Refugee Ban as Violating Principles

“Open society, pluralism, no discrimination. They are the pillars of Europe,” Italy’s prime minister said, reflecting a stance taken across the Continent. Source: World

Germany Didn’t Know Migrant Held in Killing Had Violent Past in Greece

The news about an Afghan asylum seeker raised concerns about Europe’s ability to enforce laws within the 26 countries that allow for free cross-border travel. Source: World