Khalil Ashawi went to the Atmeh camp for displaced people on the Syrian-Turkish border, where families have been sheltering since 2011 from a conflict that has made half of Syrians homeless.
The “Rock DJ” singer previously lived in Wiltshire with Field and their four children: Theodora, nine, Charlton, seven, Colette, three and Beau, two. He sold the house for a reported £6.75m in January, according to the Independent.
Activists on social media circulated a video clip of the fire devouring books, expressing their full sympathy with the man, because the makeshift bookstore represented a cultural outlet for the city of Beirut, which is experiencing stifling economic crises.
A mural by anonymous British street artist Banksy depicting a homeless man being pulled by two reindeer has gone viral on social media, as the number of homeless deaths in the country hit a new high last year.
Nothing leaves us as vulnerable as adversity does. It leaves us with a set of eyes, which stops seeing reason and a mind that turns incorrigibly manipulative. That’s why the hardened criminal is constantly found prowling for those felled by adversity.
The Supreme Court is to consider for the first time whether the Constitution gives homeless people a right to sleep on the sidewalk. The justices are weighing an appeal
The plight of the homeless has not received the attention it deserves from the international community. Millions of people around the world still suffer from lack of housing
Sleeping rough is traumatic. It’s common knowledge that the problem has aggravated in the recent months. While Boris Johnson and his team are trying to push UK off the cliff, hundreds are spending their nights in temporary shelters, on the street or a transport hub. The irony is that while Brexit keeps politicians awake, homeless people have no choice but to stay awake (“Homeless people face high risk of chronic sleep loss,” Sept.14, Gulf Today).
No one chooses to become homeless – to live on the streets, in hostels or temporary accommodation. These are not convenient options, they are last ditch solutions