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Apr 16, 2018
Bangladesh govt, UNHCR dispute Myanmar's claim of repatriating Rohingya family, term statement as 'propaganda'The Bangladeshi government and the United Nations refugee agency on Sunday disputed Myanmar’s claim it had repatriated five members of a Rohingya family, saying neither the government of Bangladesh nor the aid agency had any involvement in any such repatriation.
Apr 03, 2018
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu scraps agreement with UNHCR to relocate over 16,000 African migrantsIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday he was cancelling an agreement with the UN refugee agency to relocate thousands of African migrants, bowing to right-wing pressure to scrap the deal
Mar 30, 2018
UN chief Antonio Guterres says Rohingya refugees in flood-prone areas in Bangladesh need to be relocated ahead of rainsAbout 1.5 lakh Rohingya refugees, who fled violence in Myanmar to settle in crowded camps in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar, are living in flood-prone areas and must be relocated ahead of the coming rainy season, said the UN
Feb 23, 2018
Assam's demographic mess engineered from outside and within: Bipin Rawat has just stated the obviousGeneral Bipin Rawat is right to say that it will be problematic to segregate illegal immigrants in Assam, especially since a corrupt machinery has been providing documentation to illegal migrants for decades now
Feb 21, 2018
Khaled Hosseini's next book Sea Prayer set amid Syrian refugee crisis; sales proceeds to be donated to UNHCRSea Prayer will be published in the UK and the Indian subcontinent on 30 August.
Feb 13, 2018
SC tells Centre, states to implement Juvenile Justice Act: Court's directives well-meaning but not child-focusedFrom a governance and policy perspective, the Supreme Court's directions to the Centre, states on Juvenile Justice Act look sound but are not child-focused.
Jan 25, 2018
US denies attacking Afghan refugee camp in Pakistan after Islamabad condemns 'unilateral' drone strikePakistan's claim that the US hit an Afghan refugee camp in a drone strike is "false", a US spokesman said Thursday
Jan 21, 2018
Over 13 Syrian refugees died of cold while fleeing to Lebanon, says United NationThe number of Syrians who have died trying to flee their war-torn country into neighbouring Lebanon during a snowstorm has risen to at least 13, the United Nations said on Sunday.
Jan 13, 2018
UN refugee agency calls for more resettlement options after reports of 160 migrant deaths this yearAfter 160 people were reported to have died trying to cross the Mediterranean to Europe in the first week in January, the United Nations refugee agency UNHCR on Friday appealed to countries to help save lives by offering more resettlement places
Dec 21, 2017
Myanmar military systematically slaughtered dozens of Rohingya Muslims, say survivorsThe ethnic Rohingya Muslim community has long been persecuted and denied basic rights in predominantly Buddhist Myanmar.