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May 04, 2017
UN reviews human rights in India: Excessive use of force in Kashmir, violence against minorities among key issuesThe UN Human Rights Council (UNHCR) has flagged a number of issues, including excessive use of force in Jammu and Kashmir, caste-based violence and violence against minorities and criminalisation of same-sex relations
Apr 27, 2017
Rohingya refugees: Stateless entities knock on Delhi UNHCR's doorRohingyas are considered stateless entities and subjected to the worst kind of violence by the Buddhist community in Myanmar. They were driven out of their province Rakhine in Myanmar.
Apr 09, 2017
At the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics, why the Refugee Team represented a major triumphAt the 2016 Rio summer Olympics, apart from all the stories about sporting prowess, achievement, talent, struggle, victory and loss, the refugee team's was one that was perhaps the most remarkable yet
Apr 05, 2017
Tension grips Rohingya community in Jammu as Centre contemplates deportationFear and tension has gripped the Rohingya settlements in the winter capital Jammu, after local newspapers reported that the Centre was exploring the possibility of deporting them back to Myanmar.
Dec 23, 2016
Migrant crisis death toll crosses 5,000, says UN refugee agencyThe number of migrants and refugees who have perished while trying to cross the Mediterranean this year has passed 5,000, the UN said on Friday after two more deadly shipwrecks.
Nov 09, 2016
Pakistan deports National Geographic 'Afghan girl' over fraudulent identity papersAn Afghan woman immortalised on a National Geographic cover was deported by Pakistani officials early Wednesday to her war-torn homeland following a brief period of detention for using fraudulent identity papers.
Nov 04, 2016
National Geographic's green-eyed 'Afghan girl' to be deported, orders Pakistan courtSharbat Gula, whose blazing green eyes were captured in an image taken in a Pakistan refugee camp by photographer Steve McCurry in the 1980s, was arrested last week.
Sep 23, 2016
Egypt migrant boat capsize: 115 bodies pulled of the waters, say officialsA senior Egyptian official says a total of 115 bodies were pulled out of the waters off the Egyptian coast, three days after hundreds of migrants heading to Europe drowned.
Sep 23, 2016
Egypt retrieves 162 bodies after migrant boat capsizes in MediterraneanEgypt's state news agency says the total number of bodies pulled from the Mediterranean waters off the Egyptian coast has climbed to 148, three days after a boat carrying hundreds of migrants capsized in the Mediterranean while attempting to head to Europe.
Jul 12, 2016
UNHCR calls for open borders for outflow of South Sudan refugeesThe UN High Commissioner for Refugees on Tuesday appealed to armed parties in South Sudan to ensure safe passage for people fleeing the fighting that erupted late last week in Juba.