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Indiaspora raises over $1 million for COVID relief from

| May 29, 2021

SAN FRANCISCO and WASHINGTON, April 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Indiaspora, a nonprofit community of global Indian diaspora leaders, announced they raised USD $1 million toward COVID-19 relief efforts within the last 48 hours, and will aim to double the impact of their donations by offering to match funds Saturday during the virtual event, Help India Breathe. We are proud of our communitys response.

President Zurabishvili: ‘Georgian Diaspora should be given right to take active part in Georgia’s democratic processes’ – Agenda.ge

| May 29, 2021

The Georgian diaspora needs political representation. I call on the entire Georgian society to unite around the idea, so that our [Georgian] diaspora can gain its own voice and right to represent its own interests in parliament, Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili said in a video address at the Diaspora Forum dedicated to Diaspora Day. The aim of the forum is to deepen ties between Georgians living abroad and the state of Georgia, discuss the challenges facing the diaspora and ways to solve them

The rage of anti-Zionism: When Jews are targeted for Israel’s actions – The Jerusalem Post

| May 29, 2021

This months Israel-Gaza war released the floodgates. In the United Kingdom, Germany, Canada, the US and beyond Jews have been beaten, threatened and verbally abused, while synagogues have been vandalized and frightening messages justifying the genocide of Jews have been posted on social media. At the same time, violence and terrorism against the Jewish state has been endorsed by thousands of protesters, the symbols of the State of Israel have been publicly desecrated, and the Jewish state itself blamed for attacks on Jews around the world.

Saaya Unveiled: Milwaukee author offers insight into the mental health issues of the South Asian diaspora – Milwaukee Independent

| May 29, 2021

While some authors, who write on mental health can be very academic and dry, Gokhale is not one of them. She has mastered the art of bringing the wisdom of the well to the living water, meaning that she makes sense of the lives of 11 South Asian individuals navigating the culture of the West from a genuine mental health lens that speaks of love, loss, trauma, identity, family and personal hopes and expectations

Press Releases – City of Houston

| May 29, 2021

Houston Celebrates Africa with a Series of Events in Observance of Africa Day 2021 May 25, 2021 -- The City of Houston will mark its 4th annual Houston Africa Day celebration on May 27 by hosting the African Union Ambassador to the United States, Her Excellency Ambassador Hilda Suka-Mafudze, and 13 Ambassadors from African nations to Houston.

‘Concerning rise in antisemitism’ linked to IDF operation – ministry – The Jerusalem Post

| May 29, 2021

The Diaspora Affairs Ministry identified a "concerning rise in antisemitism" linked to the IDF's most recent operation in Gaza, according to a statement.The ministry compiled a report by its ACMS antisemitism monitoring center noting that around 250,000 antisemitic posts were uploaded to Twitter by 80,000 users in the ten days following the IDF's decision to begin Operation Guardian of the Walls.The ministry notes that this is a 200% increase in antisemitic posts from the previous month present on the platform.The peak of this antisemitic activity began within the first week of fighting, after Hamas and allied terror groups in the Gaza Strip decided to shoot seven rockets at Israel's capital on Jerusalem Day.The ministry further noted that aside from online activity, antisemitism also took in the form of pro-Palestinian demonstrators voicing their condemnation of Israel in front of synagogues and throughout Jewish communities around the world.

Ripples of unrest in Colombia reach Florida, home to a third of U.S. diaspora – Tampa Bay Times

| May 27, 2021

TAMPA Tax protests have spiraled into wide-ranging demonstrations and harsh government crackdowns in Colombia, frustrating immigrants in Tampa Bay who were seeing signs of hope for improvement in their troubled nation. Many have turned their anger toward the government of President Ivan Duque over the deaths of dozens of protesters, the injury of thousands more, the disappearance of countless Colombians and reports of sexual assaults against women in police custody. As a Colombian, I feel powerless seeing so much injustice in so many cities, said Laura Bohorquez, 32, of Town N Country, a mother of two from the state of Tolima who fled drug violence in Colombia

Indian diaspora in Japan comes together to aid homeland – The Mainichi – The Mainichi

| May 27, 2021

This photo taken on May 14, 2021, shows Tejender Singh Gopa, head of Gurdwara Kalghidhar Sahib, a Sikh temple in New Delhi, receiving oxygen cylinders sent from Guru Nanak Darbar Tokyo. (Photo courtesy of Gurdwara Kalghidhar Sahib/Kyodo) TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Indians in Japan have rallied to the aid of their homeland as it faces a raging resurgence of the novel coronavirus, with individuals, religious groups and businesses sending donations including prized cylinders of oxygen to different parts of the country with which they have connections. "We want to go to India and help, but it is impossible in these circumstances.

Sterling Bay Partners With Gallery Guichard To Showcase Art Of The African Diaspora At One Two Pru – PRNewswire

| May 27, 2021

"We are excited to partner with Gallery Guichard and to transform One Two Pru's lobby into an engaging cultural experience for tenants and visitors as we all begin to emerge from the pandemic," said Andy Gloor, CEO of Sterling Bay.

Op-Ed: Were at the beginning of the California diaspora – Los Angeles Times

| May 27, 2021

After more than four agreeable decades in California, my wife and I became climate migrants highly privileged ones, to be sure and moved to Vermont. Our life in Marin County had turned into a tightrope walk. Jacques Leslies former home in Mill Valley.


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