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Latest UNHCR draft resolution calls for probe into SL violations

Mar 25, 2014

Latest UNHCR draft resolution calls for probe into SL violations

The third draft calls for a comprehensive independent investigation into alleged serious violations and abuses of human rights and related crimes by both parties in Sri Lanka #World #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #LTTE #Tamil #Civil War #UNHCR #Sinhala #US resolution #LLRC
Must treat our fishermen humanely: Manmohan tells Rajapaksa

Mar 04, 2014

Must treat our fishermen humanely: Manmohan tells Rajapaksa

Even as the Sri Lankan Navy arrested 32 more Indian fishermen, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh raised the issue with the neighbouring country's president, Mahinda Rajapaksa, on Tuesday, calling for a humane approach to the issue. #India #Manmohan Singh #Sri Lanka #Mahinda Rajapaksa #Tamil Tigers #UNHCR #Fishermen issue
Massive inflow of CAR refugees into Cameroon: US

Feb 22, 2014

Massive inflow of CAR refugees into Cameroon: US

The figure brings to 35,142 the total number of CAR refugees who have fled to Cameroon since March 2013. #United Nations #NewsTracker #refugees #Cameroon #UNHCR #Central African Republic
UNHCR asks all nations to open borders to Syria refugees

Jan 17, 2014

UNHCR asks all nations to open borders to Syria refugees

More than 2 million people have been uprooted from their homes in Syria's civil war, many scattered in refugee camps and informal settlements dotting neighboring Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey and Iraq. #World #United Nations #Syria #NewsTracker #refugees #UNHCR
Westgate mall attack: Accused lived in Kenya refugee camp, say officials

Nov 11, 2013

Westgate mall attack: Accused lived in Kenya refugee camp, say officials

Security officials in Kenya say a Westgate Mall attacker once lived in a refugee camp in northwestern Kenya that houses more than 54,000 Somali refugees. #NewsTracker #Kenya #Nairobi #UNHCR #WestGate mall

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Westgate mall attack: Accused lived in Kenya refugee camp, say officials

Sep 22, 2014

UNHCR discusses the Syrian refugee crisis, as 200,000 Syrians flee to Turkey

JC Finley WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- UPI sat down with UNHCR representative Carol Batchelor to discuss the Syrian refugee crisis in Turkey...
Westgate mall attack: Accused lived in Kenya refugee camp, say officials

Sep 19, 2014

Canada slow to respond to Syrian refugee crisis

Hiyam Kholi’s voice quivers with anguish as she sits in her North York living room describing the post-apocalyptic landscapes in Aleppo and Homs. “I swear with my heart that nothing has happened to people like what is happening now in Syria,” says th... #Syria #Canada #North York2 #Aleppo, Syria #Homs, Syria #United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Westgate mall attack: Accused lived in Kenya refugee camp, say officials

Sep 22, 2014

ISIS drives refugees into Turkey

The multitude of refugees who have arrived in Turkey, fleeing ISIS offensives in Syria, increased to 130,000 on Monday, the UNHCR said... #Syria #Turkey #United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees