Refugee policies in Brazil, Uganda, Turkey offer lessons for India, but realities of influx, political contexts cannot be ignored
In the first part of this series, we analysed refugee policy in three countries that, like India, have also not signed the RC51 (and its1967 Protocol) – Bangladesh, Lebanon, and Jordan. In this part, we will explore the refugee policy regimes of key countries in the Global South that have – Brazil, Turkey, and Uganda.
6,900 Syrian civilians evacuated from besieged Fuaa, Kafraya towns; govt to release 1,500 rebel prisoners in exchange
The Syrian government has evacuated 6,900 civilians from the rebel-held towns Fuaa and Kafraya, in exchange for the relesase of 1,500 rebel prisoners
EU leaders meeting over migration this week will agree to tighten their borders and look at creating “disembarkation” centres outside their territory
A participant of Cybercare’s STEP (Self-empowering Transition and Employability Program), Hasan has gone on to teach in a refugee school in Wangsa Maju. He teaches children like him to make a new life for themselves and think for their future.
Blockchain is being used for humanitarian aid with charities experimenting with technology to improve their work
For aid and development groups, blockchain can come in all shapes and sizes.
'Do not fear the other': Pope Francis speaks on World Migrant Day, calls for hospitality and compassion
Pope Francis called for hospitality towards migrants, calling it a "sin" to give in to fear of the other as he marked the World Day of Migrants and Refugees. "It is not easy... to put oneself in the shoes of people so different from us," the pontiff said during a solemn mass at St Peter's Basilica.
'Dark tourism' -- driven mainly by Asians -- is on the upswing at Syrian refugee camps along the Jordan border
Raveena Tandon appears on Farah Khan's show as Anil Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra finds Katrina Kaif's biggest fan, Shraddha Kapoor meets Waheeda Rehman
Refugee Crisis Part IV: How Syrian migrants in Germany are rebuilding their lives and making new memories
Among the European nations, Germany has been an exception in terms of the number of refugees it has taken in.
The police entailed moving out migrants who had been living around an aid centre set up in the Porte de la Chapelle
China's Foreign Minister is calling for a political solution to end Syria's six-year crisis saying that once the country's security conditions begin to improve refugees will start returning to their country.
The United Nations said devastating conflicts, violence and persecution in places like Syria and South Sudan had left a record 65.6 million people uprooted from their homes by the end of 2016.
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Rome: Over 480 asylum seekers and refugees were rescued in the Mediterranean on Saturday as they attempted the perilous crossing from north Africa, with seven bodies also recovered, Italy's coastguard said. Some 484 migrants were plucked from dinghies in four operations involving coastguard boats, an Italian navy ship, the German NGO Sea Eye and the OHIO mercantile ship.
A US strike on a Syrian air base is no substitute for a proper investigation and accountability after a devastating suspected chemical weapons attack, Amnesty International's chief said on Tuesday.
Trump has not spoken on whether his renewed involvement in Syria will also include a changed policy on Syrian refugees. But some refugee agencies in the United States are hoping that change is coming as well.
Kal Penn highlighted scripts from Sabrina The Teenage Witch and King Of Queens that showed his character being racially stereotyped.
Top South Asian lawyers' bodies have condemned US President Donald Trump's executive order to stop refugees entering America and halt immigration process from Muslim-majority countries.