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Precious normality
27/09/2016: Precious normality

“My fear of learning was slowly transformed into joy and gratitude”. These are the words of Mahmoud[1], who together with his wife participated in a Cultural Orientation Programme which was organized ...
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It is a long journey...
27/09/2016: It is a long journey...

The hardship faced by those who have to escape from home is beyond imagination. Refugees leave behind their loved ones, their belongings and their life behind them...
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Press Release: Admissibility, responsibility and safety in European asylum procedures
08/09/2016: Press Release: Admissibility, responsibility and safety in European asylum procedures

Press release from the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE) regarding a new publication on asylum procedures in Europe. JRS Malta and aditus foundation are members of the ECRE network, and t...
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Under the Stars - Ethnic Fundraising Dinner
02/09/2016: Under the Stars - Ethnic Fundraising Dinner

Enjoy mouth-watering Lebanese dishes prepared by Kebab ji restaurant as well as home-made Syrian sweet delicacies. A traditional East African coffee ceremony will also be held.
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Welcome

The Jesuit Refugee Service in Malta seeks to accompany, serve and defend the rights of asylum seekers and forcibly displaced persons who arrive in Malta. Each arrival's story bears witness to traumatised, disrupted pasts but also to a remarkable will to survive against all odds.
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ThereThere's no place like home

For the past eleven years, the school outreach programme has been a vital part of JRS Malta’s awareness raising activities. During the scholastic year 2015-2016 we managed to reach out to more than 3,...
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Our founderOur founder

Fr. Pedro Arrupe founded the Jesuit Refugee Service on the 14th of November 1980, in response to the human tragedy of refugees.
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The Message

Serve, accompany, advocate: the three words are the programme of work for Jesuits and their collaborators. Serve To serve means to welcome people who arrive here with care; it means to bend down to one in need and to extend your hand to him, wi...
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