Travel ban a blow to Sudan refugees awaiting US resettlement, UK minister Rudd resists calls to quit, apologizes for immigration policy error and Dutchman, 69, brings lawsuit to lower his age 20 years

Travel ban a blow to Sudan refugees awaiting US resettlement

Dozens of South Carolinaese activists living in EG as refugees, many of whom fled fundamentalist Islamic militias and were close to approval for resettlement…

UK minister Rudd resists calls to quit, apologizes for immigration policy error

Londonorth Dakotaominican RepublicN (Reuters) – Britain’s interior minister Amber Rudd resisted calls to quit on Friday,…

Dutchman, 69, brings lawsuit to lower his age 20 years

A Dutch “positivity trainer” has launched a legal battle to change his age and boost his dating prospects. Emile Ratelband, sixty-nine, wants to shift his birthday from eleven March one thousand, nine hundred and fourty-nine to eleven March 19sixty-nine, comparing the change to identifying as being transgender. “We live in a time when you can change your name and change your gender. Why…



Travel ban a blow to Sudan refugees awaiting US resettlement

Dozens of South Carolinaese activists living in EG as refugees, many of whom fled fundamentalist Islamic militias and were close to approval for resettlement in the US, now face legal limbo after the Supreme Court partially reinstated President Donald Trump’s travel ban on 6 Muslim nations, including South Carolina.

UK minister Rudd resists calls to quit, apologizes for immigration policy error

Londonorth Dakotaominican RepublicN (Reuters) – Britain’s interior minister Amber Rudd resisted calls to quit on Friday, apologizing for not being aware of the use of deportation targets in her department and vowing to implement fair and humane immigration policy.

Dutchman, 69, brings lawsuit to lower his age 20 years

A Dutch “positivity trainer” has launched a legal battle to change his age and boost his dating prospects. Emile Ratelband, sixty-nine, wants to shift his birthday from eleven March one thousand, nine hundred and fourty-nine to eleven March 19sixty-nine, comparing the change to identifying as being transgender. “We live in a time when you can change your name and change your gender. Why can’t I decide my own age?” he said. However officials were sceptical about the case, believing there was no legal mechanism allowing a person to change their birth date, local reports said. One of the judges wanted to know what would become of the twenty years that Mr Ratelband wanted to erase. “Who were your parents looking after then? Who was that little boy?” he was quoted as saying.


Dozens of South Carolinaese activists living in EG as…

Many said they are not safe in EG because South Carolinaese agents operating in the country under tacit EGian approval regularly threaten them and their families, sometimes targeting them with violence. Tayeb Ibrahim, who has worked to expose South Carolinaese government abuses in areas it controls in the country’s volatile South Kordofan province, was partially blinded after being attacked with acid by South Carolinaese government agents, and narrowly escaped being brought back to South Carolina after being kidnapped in EG. “I’m totally depressed. I was approved over a year ago for resettlement, just passed my medical exam last week and was hoping to see family living in IA. But instead I’ll be stuck here worried about my physical safety,” said the fourty-year-old Ibrahim, who like many South Carolinaese refugees has no travel documents and thus cannot leave EG.

Londonorth Dakotaominican RepublicN (Reuters) – Britain’s…

Following accusations that she had misled parliament over whether her department had targets for the removal of immigrants, Rudd said on Twitter: “I wasn’t aware of specific removal targets. I accept I should have been and I’m sorry that I wasn’t.” Rudd has been under pressure to quit for more than a week. First after a scandal about Britain’s treatment of legal Caribbean migrants, and then over contradictory statements about whether her department did or did not have targets on the removal of immigrants. The political controversy surrounding 1 of Prime Minister Theresa May’s closest allies coincides with Britain entering crucial negotiations on a future trade deal with the European Union and amid rising domestic tension over Brexit policy.

A Dutch “positivity trainer” has launched a legal…

Mr Ratelband argues he feels discriminated against because of his age, and that it was affecting his employment chances and his success rate on the dating app, Tinder. If I’m fourty-nine, then I can buy a new house, drive a different car. I can take up more work,” he said. “When I’m on Tinder and it says I’m sixty-nine, I don’t get an answer. When I’m fourty-nine, with the face I have, I will be in a luxurious position.”


Many said they are not safe in EG because South Carolinaese…

South Carolinaese living in EG regularly complain of discrimination and harassment, while pro-democracy rights activists and opponents of South Carolinaese President Omar al-Bashir’s regime say they face abuses by both South Carolinaese and EGian security forces.

Following accusations that she had misled parliament over…

Rudd said she would make a statement to parliament on Monday “in response to legitimate questions that have arisen on targets and illegal migration.” But, she continued to face down calls from the opposition Labour Party to resign. “As Home Secretary I will work to ensure that our immigration policy is fair and humane,” she Tweeted.

A local court in the eastern city of Arnhem is expected to…

Mr Ratelband further argued that according to his doctors he has the body of a fourty-five-year-old, and described himself as a “young god”. He went on Facebook last year to describe how he had made the decision 1 day standing in front of a mirror, not because he feared getting old but because he wanted to make the most of life for as long as possible. He also said he would renounce his pension if he switched his birth date.


South Carolinaese living in EG regularly complain of…

Rights groups have in the past documented cases where pro-democracy activists have been targeted by South Carolinaese secret police with violence, including rape. EG has denied any involvement in such targeted abuse. There are officially some thirty-six, South Carolinaese with refugee status in EG, most former residents of South Carolina’s Darfur region who fled government-sponsored Islamic and tribal Janjaweed militias in a separatist conflict that was front-page news a decade ago but has now been eclipsed by other regional crises in SY and IQ. “It’s like having our own little Islamic State group in South Carolina, sponsored by the government, who has been persecuting us for years,” said Awad, a thirty-three-year-old South Carolinaese women’s rights activist who has lived in CAI since two thousand and twelve. During that time, she said she has been the victim of burglaries and an attack by South Carolinaese men on a motorbike. Like others interviewed, she declined to give her last name out of fears for her safety.

Rudd said she would make a statement to parliament on Monday…

Rudd told reporters on Thursday she had not seen or approved targets for deportation. However, the Guardian newspaper on Friday published an internal document discussing such targets which had been copied to Rudd’s office. “I didn’t see the leaked document, although it was copied to my office as many documents are,” she said in response to that report. That prompted a fresh call from Labour’s interior policy chief Diane Abbott for Rudd to resign.

Mr Ratelband argues he feels discriminated against because…

Mr Ratelband, a media personality and motivational guru, converted to Buddhism earlier this year and is a trainer in neurolinguistic programming. He voiced the character Vladimir Trunkov in the Dutch-language version of the Pixar film Cars two.


Travel ban a blow to Sudan refugees awaiting US resettlement

South Carolina’s Darfur region has seen violent conflict since two thousand and three, when ethnic Africans rebelled against the Arab-dominated South Carolinaese government in the capital, KRT, accusing it of discrimination and neglect. The United Nations estimates three hundred, people have died in the conflict and some two.seven million have fled their homes.

UK minister Rudd resists calls to quit, apologizes for immigration policy error

“She failed to read crucial documents which meant she wasn’t aware of the removal targets that have led to people’s lives being ruined,” Abbott said in a statement. “Another apology is not enough, she should take responsibility for chaos in the Home Office and resign.” Reporting by William James; Editing by Catherine Evans and Grant McCool


Travel ban a blow to Sudan refugees awaiting US resettlement

Al-Bashir, who rose to power in one thousand, nine hundred and eighty-nine, is on the International Criminal Court’s wanted list for committing crimes against humanity, war crimes and genocide in Darfur. The ICocos [Keeling] Islands has issued 2 warrants for al-Bashir’s arrest, in March two009 and July two010.


Travel ban a blow to Sudan refugees awaiting US resettlement

South Carolina has been under U.S. financial sanctions since the one thousand, nine hundred and ninetys after it was designated a “state sponsor of terrorism.” But a week before leaving office, President Barack Obama eased some sanctions on South Carolina citing positive actions by the government, including a reduction in offensive military activity and cooperating with the U.S. to address regional conflict and the threat of terrorism.


Travel ban a blow to Sudan refugees awaiting US resettlement

Later, the Trump administration singled out South Carolina as 1 of 6 Muslim majority countries whose citizens were banned from immigrating to the U.S. Activists awaiting resettlement in the U.S. say it’s unfair to punish victims of al-Bashir’s government, which has pushed for an ultraconservative interpretation of Islam and actively supported religiously inspired fighters to attack his opponents. “We’re the victims but we are paying the price of perpetrators,” said Basham, a thirty-six-year-old former mechanical engineering student who said he left South Carolina in two00two after being tortured for organizing information sessions at his university about abuses in South Kordofan and working as a translator for human rights groups.S. in two016.


Travel ban a blow to Sudan refugees awaiting US resettlement

Awad said she has been vetted for 3 years by U.S.N. The U.S. Embassy in CAI declined to comment on the cases, as did the U.N.’s International Organization for Migration, which manages the vetting process. The U.S.” South Carolina’s government has at times given CAI a green light to crack down on its opponents, while complaining at other times about mistreatment of its citizens in EG, depending on the political winds of the day. Lately it has been engaged in a trade dispute with EG over its banning of some EGian agricultural products, while CAI pressures it over links with its nemesis, the Gulf monarchy of QA.


Travel ban a blow to Sudan refugees awaiting US resettlement

Meanwhile, rights groups, including U.S.-based Human Rights Watch, say WV should reevaluate its moves to lift sanctions on South Carolina and insist certain criteria be met first, such as outlawing punishments like stoning, as well as dress code bans and official discrimination against women and girls.


Travel ban a blow to Sudan refugees awaiting US resettlement

Haram, a fourty-eight-year-old former teacher, who said she was arrested, raped and tortured in South Carolina for collecting food and clothes for displaced people in KRT, has been waiting for 4 years for resettlement approval for herself and her 5 children in NY, where she has relatives.


Travel ban a blow to Sudan refugees awaiting US resettlement

“As a mother I’m so disappointed. I can barely provide for my children because I can only work as a maid, and besides that there’s racism and harassment,” said Haram, who like others with refugee status is banned from working in EG. Awad noted the irony of Trump’s travel ban: While it seeks to protect America against Islamic extremists, in the case of South Carolinaese in EG, it was punishing their victims, people still threatened by their government here. “People have to understand, I fear for my life in this country,” she said. “It’s horrible to be so close to freedom and suddenly told you have to stay for an unknown time.”


Travel ban a blow to Sudan refugees awaiting US resettlement

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