US, aid groups warn against forced return of Rohingya refugees

The United Nations, the United States, and 42 humanitarian and civil society groups are warning about a plan to begin repatriating Rohingya refugees that may be without their consent and send them back into dangerous conditions. Myanmar and Bangladesh signed a deal last week to start returning some of the more than 723,000 Rohingya who fled state-sponsored violence against their […]

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1st Somali-American in Congress on her journey to making history

Minnesota’s Ilhan Omar joined “The View” on Wednesday to talk about her journey making history as the first Somali-American to win a seat in U.S. Congress. Interested in Midterm Elections? Alongside Rashida Tlaib of Michigan, Omar is also now one of the two first Muslim women to win a seat in Congress. Omar shared her experience facing Islamophobia on the […]

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US ends funding of UN agency for Palestinian refugees

The United States is ending its decades of funding for the U.N. agency that helps Palestinian refugees, the State Department announced Friday. The decision cuts nearly $300 million of planned support. The United States is ending its decades of funding for the U.N. agency that helps Palestinian refugees, the State Department announced Friday, a week after slashing bilateral U.S. aid […]

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