Arrested and killed over Bangladesh's war on drugs: Crackdown reflects Sheikh Hasina's growing authoritarian rule, say critics
Bangladesh police arrested Riazul Islam as he was walking home from his in-laws’ house. At 3:15 am, he was shot dead in a sandy field beside a set of railroad tracks north of Dhaka.
UNHCR welcomes Thailand's move to grant citizenship to three boys and coach trapped in Chiang Rai cave
UNHCR has welcomed the Thailand government's move to grant citizenship to the three "Stateless "trapped boys and their coach
Over 1,500 refugees died while trying to reach Europe through Mediterranean Sea in a span of seven months, says UNHCR reports
UNHCR reports have said that more than 1,500 migrants have died while trying to reach Europe through the Mediterranean Sea
US resettled 33,000 refugees in 2017, down from 97,000 in 2016, reveals UNHCR data; Donald Trump presidency key factor for fall
The US resettled 33,000 refugees in 2017, a roughly two-thirds drop from the previous year's figure which stood at 97,000, according to data from the UN High Commissioner for Refugees
More than 200 migrants drown off Libya coast in two days; nearly 1,000 migrants dead in Mediterranean in 2018, says UN
More than 200 migrants are reported to have drowned off Libya in two days, bringing to at least 1,000 the number to die this year on the main migratory route linking Africa and Europe, the UN has said.
Over 7,000 Indians applied for asylum in US in 2017, says UN report; Afghans made up highest number of refugees last year
According to the UN report, there were 1,97,146 refugees in end 2017 in India and 10,519 asylum-seekers with pending cases.
UNHCR on Kashmir: Report highlights UN's tendency to be 'highly selective' in calling out human rights violations
UNHCR Report on Kashmir, that was released recently, would be comical for its selective focus if it wasn't dealing with issues that are undoubtedly tragic.
India has also informed the UNHCR of its deep concern over individual prejudices being allowed to undermine the credibility of a UN institution
United Nations claims traffickers shot dead over 12 migrants trying to escape torture, abuse in Libya
More than 12 migrants were shot dead by human traffickers while trying to escape a camp in Libya, some were subjected to "torture abuse", the United Nations said
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.
Israeli 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
UN chief Antonio Guterres says Rohingya refugees in flood-prone areas in Bangladesh need to be relocated ahead of rains
About 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
Assam's demographic mess engineered from outside and within: Bipin Rawat has just stated the obvious
General 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
Khaled Hosseini's next book Sea Prayer set amid Syrian refugee crisis; sales proceeds to be donated to UNHCR
Sea Prayer will be published in the UK and the Indian subcontinent on 30 August.
SC tells Centre, states to implement Juvenile Justice Act: Court's directives well-meaning but not child-focused
From 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.
US denies attacking Afghan refugee camp in Pakistan after Islamabad condemns 'unilateral' drone strike
Pakistan's claim that the US hit an Afghan refugee camp in a drone strike is "false", a US spokesman said Thursday
The 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.
After 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
The ethnic Rohingya Muslim community has long been persecuted and denied basic rights in predominantly Buddhist Myanmar.
Rohingya refugees lose jobs, forced to relocate after Narendra Modi govt brands them 'security threat'
Several cases of Rohingya being fired from jobs in Delhi, Jammu and Punjab because of their identity have been reported