The European Union’s political response to the fire that destroyed the Moria camp for displaced people on the Greek island Lesbos makes one seethe.
Nearly 80 million people – about 1 percent of the global population – have had to flee from violations of the most fundamental rights.
Greece has been in a kind of war fever ever since displaced people began arriving en masse on Greece’s northeastern frontier.
Training aims to support Cambodia’s continuing efforts to protect refugees.
At least 15 women and children drowned and more than 50 others were missing after a boat overloaded with Rohingya refugees sank off southern Bangladesh as it tried to reach Malaysia Tuesday, officials said.
It’s difficult, just before the new year, not to agree right off the bat with the proposal being discussed by several German states to unilaterally take in child refugees currently languishing in Greek refugee camps.
UN chief Antonio Guterres called on countries to take joint responsibility for caring for a surging number of displaced people as he opened a global refugee summit in Geneva Tuesday.
Thailand has urged the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to speed up the work to transfer refugees and asylum seekers from Thailand to a third country, according to Defence Ministry spokesman Lt Gen Kongcheep Tantravanich.
PM is still willing to accept refugees waiting in line to enter Australia, despite the expiration of an agreement last year.
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis rejected Sunday Turkish “threats” to let Syrian refugees come en masse to Europe unless more international aid was provided and called for neighbourly dialogue instead.
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi appealed on Sunday for more humanitarian aid for Venezuelan refugees pouring into neighbouring countries where they are overwhelming social services and sparking local tensions.
The 4 indigenous Montagnards who fled to the Kingdom from Vietnam have returned.
The UN says it has registered +250,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, providing many with their first ever identification cards.
45 Cambodian refugees convicted for crimes in the US are facing deportation.
(WHO) warns that migrants may be susceptible to chronic diseases due to poverty.
As the rubbish built up on the rubble of Mogadishu’s wrecked streets, Ahmed Abdullahi saw a business opportunity.
UNHCR welcomes Ethiopia’s historic new refugee law.
When her first child – a daughter – was born, Pa Pa Win dreamed of a grand wedding for her many years down the line, with a big celebration in their village in Myanmar’s Mon state.
Tanzania vows to continue strengthening its relationship with the UNHCR.
Cyprus is bracing for a new influx of refugees following the pullout of US troops from their present positions in Syria.
A lawyer with the Asian Law Caucus in the United States has expressed concern that the Kingdom could see a further increase in deportees for 2019 as the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency ramps up the deportation of Cambodian refugees.
Myanmar and Asean vowe to repatriate displaced persons from Bangladesh.
The UN General Assembly is set to endorse the Global Compact on Refugees, a week after a similar accord for migrants.
The US Department of Homeland Security is set to deport 46 Cambodian refugees convicted of crimes in the United States on Monday, an attorney for the group said yesterday.
Indonesians displaced by quakes and tsunami are in dire need of 18,000 shelter tents.
South Korea grants temporary stay permits to 339 Yemeni refugees.
More irregular immigrants arrived in Cyprus causing the authorities of the eastern Mediterranean island to express concern.
Syria’s foreign minister tells the UN General Assembly on Saturday that the country was ready for the voluntary return of refugees.
It seems not all of Myanmar’s most recent Rohingya refugees went to Bangladesh. Some sought a different sanctuary, escaping to India to join thousands of other Rohingya who fled from earlier crackdowns by the Myanmar government.
UNHCR recommends thousands of refugees be directed to the capital for safety.