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Sep 09, 2019
Kashmir after Article 370: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights asks India to ease restrictions in Valley, ensure access to basic servicesThe UN High Commissioner for Human Rights' remarks come weeks after the Union government made sweeping changes to the legal status of Jammu and Kashmir.
Sep 01, 2019
Assam’s final NRC list leaves out 19 lakh: UN high commissioner for refugees urges India to ensure no one is left statelessAbout 31.1 million people were included on the list, according to a statement Saturday from Assam's government, leaving out 1.9 million
Aug 19, 2019
UNHCR chief Filippo Grandi pleads for more aid for Venezuelan refugees, calls it 'one of most under-funded humanitarian appeals in world'Pacaraima residents closed shops on Saturday and marched through the streets to shouts of 'Out with the Venezuelans', 'Pacaraima is ours'
Jul 12, 2019
UNHCR commissioner Filippo Grandi, IMO director Antonio Vitorino demand freedom for migrants, refugees in Libyan centresUN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi and International Organization for Migration director Antonio Vitorino called for refugees and migrants held in Libyan centres to be freed and for countries to take them in.
Aug 08, 2018
UN refugee agency head asks Asia-Pacific leaders to show 'solidarity' with Rohingya, calls for solutions to Rakhine unrestThe UNHCR chief said the "real solution" to the Rohingya issue is in Myanmar, calling for regional support to fight the root causes of Rakhine displacement.
Sep 28, 2017
Rohingya crisis: Myanmar cancels UN officials' planned visit to Rakhine stateA planned visit by United Nations officials to Myanmar's Rakhine state, which has seen a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims, has been cancelled by the country's authorities
Sep 28, 2017
Rohingyas in Bangladesh are in desperate need of help, says UN refugee chief Filippo GrandiRohingya refugees who have fled violence in Myanmar for shelter in neighbouring Bangladesh are in desperate need of help, UN refugee chief Filippo Grandi has said
Sep 18, 2017
UN says US aid vital for solving global refugee crisis, opposes proposed funding cutUN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi met US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson today and warned that American funding is "vital" to his mission to help victims of the world's wars.
Jun 23, 2017
South Sudan food crisis: UN says aid dwindling in world's fastest-growing refugee crisisFood aid soon will run out for nearly a million South Sudanese sheltering in Uganda in what has become the world's fastest-growing refugee crisis, the United Nations refugee chief said