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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

Aug 19, 2014

UN refugee agency launches Iraq aid operation

UNHCR says more than half a million people have fled since fighters led by Islamic State swept through northern Iraq Continue reading..... #Iraq #United Nations #United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Westgate mall attack: Accused lived in Kenya refugee camp, say officials

Aug 12, 2014

Australia close to refugee resettlement deal with Cambodia, reports claim

Deal would allow transfer of those currently on Nauru, but has been criticised by the UNHCR which says it is not in the spirit of refugee resettlement Continue reading..... #Australia #Cambodia #Nauru #United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Westgate mall attack: Accused lived in Kenya refugee camp, say officials

Aug 13, 2014

UN says Sri Lanka is violating refugee laws

The UN refugee agency has accused Sri Lanka of breaking international law in its growing campaign to force out Pakistani asylum seekers without a fair hearing. "Fundamentally, this is a breach of the principle of no forced returns. That's a clear vio... #Pakistan #Sri Lanka #United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees