Some articles on spanish refugees, refugees, spanish:
... communities of the Balkans were boosted in the 15th and 16th centuries by the arrival of Jewish refugees fleeing the Spanish and Portuguese Inquisitions ... Sultan Bayezid II of the Ottoman Empire welcomed the Jewish refugees into his Empire ...
... The camp was used to intern Harkis in the 1960s and Kurdish refugees from Iraq in the 1980s (see below) ... Gurs internment camp in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques), created in 1939 for the Spanish refugees. 90,000 Spanish refugees were interned there in March 1939, and it was officially closed on 19 December 1940 for "sanitary reasons", its occupants transferred to the Camp of Gurs ...
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“The exile is a singular, whereas refugees tend to be thought of in the mass. Armenian refugees, Jewish refugees, refugees from Franco Spain. But a political leader or artistic figure is an exile. Thomas Mann yesterday, Theodorakis today. Exile is the noble and dignified term, while a refugee is more hapless.... What is implied in these nuances of social standing is the respect we pay to choice. The exile appears to have made a decision, while the refugee is the very image of helplessness.”
—Mary McCarthy (19121989)
“Its like a jumble of huts in a jungle somewhere. I dont understand how you can live there. Its really, completely dead. Walk along the street, theres nothing moving. Ive lived in small Spanish fishing villages which were literally sunny all day long everyday of the week, but they werent as boring as Los Angeles.”
—Truman Capote (19241984)