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New MP Ibrahim Omer’s election highlights the challenges refugees from Africa face in New Zealand

Ibrahim Omer campaigning with Labour MP Chris Hipkins during NZ’s 2020 general election. GettyImages Samuel Judah Seomeng, Te Herenga Waka — Victoria University of Wellington and Caroline Bennett, Te Herenga Waka — Victoria University of Wellington The election of Labour candidate Ibrahim Omer on October 17 makes him New Zealand’s first African MP and one of only two former refugees …

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Dispatch from a refugee camp during the COVID-19 pandemic

Migrants, most of them wearing face masks to protect against the spread of COVID-19, gather outside the temporary refugee camp in Kara Tepe as they wait to depart from Lesbos for mainland Greece on Sept. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Panagiotis Balaskas)

Migrants, most of them wearing face masks to protect against the spread of COVID-19, gather outside the temporary refugee camp in Kara Tepe as they wait to depart from Lesbos for mainland Greece on Sept. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Panagiotis Balaskas) Petra Molnar, York University, Canada and Kenya-Jade Pinto, York University, Canada When the COVID-19 pandemic first appeared, and we were …

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