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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

Jul 03, 2014

UN: 'profound concern' at Australia's handling of Tamil asylum seekers

UNHCR says any forced return of asylum seekers would be inconsistent with 'fundamental refugee protection principles' Sri Lanka 'at peace', says Australian prime minister Continue reading..... #Sri Lanka #United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees #Australia
Westgate mall attack: Accused lived in Kenya refugee camp, say officials

Jul 07, 2014

Australia accused of breaking law after returning asylum seekers to Sri Lanka

UN refugee agency says it is 'deeply concerned' about transfer of Tamils, who fear torture or death at hands of Sri Lanka police Australia has been accused of breaking international law and violating the refugee convention after returning a group of ... #Australia #Sri Lanka #United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees #Christine Milne #United Nations #Tony Abbott
Westgate mall attack: Accused lived in Kenya refugee camp, say officials

Jul 02, 2014

Sicily: Investigation opens into suspected deaths of 70 migrants at sea

Investigation based on testimony of refugees who say overcrowded boat ran into trouble on its way to Italy A prosecutor in the Sicilian city of Catania has opened an investigation into the suspected deaths of about 70 people at sea based on the testi... #Europe #Libya #United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees #Italy