News Roundup: 10/24/07

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Among desperate Iraqi refugees, prostitution a growing problem (From the International Herald Tribune): …the problem is growing as thousands of Iraqis flee their homeland. Most troubling to some human rights groups is the possibility that ever-younger girls may turn to, or be pulled into, the sex trade, desperate to support families barely getting by…

Iraq refugees headed for Twin Falls, ID (From the Times-News): They fled their homeland because they helped the United States… A family of four Iraqis will arrive in Twin Falls from Jordan in the near future, but their exact arrival date is unknown… “It’s like the army says, hurry up and wait,” [College of Southern Idaho Refugee Service Center Director Ron Black] said.

Fire ravages UN refugee agency warehouses in Syria (UN News Centre): This story has been up for a few days, but is worth drawing attention to…


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