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Sudan has already said it would shelter thousands of Ethiopians fleeing the conflict at the Um Raquba camp, which in the 1980s hosted thousands of Ethiopian fleeing famine(REUTERS)

Nearly 25,000 refugees have fled to Sudan as conflict rages on in Ethiopia

Khartoum | By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2020 07:47 PM IST
Over the past week, exhausted refugees have streamed across the border into Sudan after walking for two-days through searing heat, many of them barefoot. A Sudanese government source said up to 200,000 Ethiopians could seek shelter in Sudan.
Kareena Kapoor Khan with Hrithik Roshan and Rakesh Roshan.
Kareena Kapoor Khan with Hrithik Roshan and Rakesh Roshan.

The real reason Kareena Kapoor dropped out of Hrithik Roshan’s Kaho Na Pyaar Hai, chose Refugee instead

Hindustan Times | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2020 04:17 PM IST
Did you know that Kareena Kapoor Khan had begun shooting for Hrithik Roshan’s Kaho Na Pyaar Hai, which was to be their film debut, before dropping out? Here’s what happened.
Refugee starred Abhishek Bachchan and Kareena Kapoor in prominent roles.
Refugee starred Abhishek Bachchan and Kareena Kapoor in prominent roles.

Kareena Kapoor gets a tonne of love from girl gang as Refugee turns 20, thanks ‘hottest friend’ Malaika, sends love to Sonam

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2020 02:33 PM IST
As Refugee completed 20 years, Kareena Kapoor got best wishes from her girl gang including sister Karisma Kapoor, Malaika Arora, Amrita Arora and Sonam ad Rhea Kapoor.
A Kashmiri Pandit woman at a refugee camp.
A Kashmiri Pandit woman at a refugee camp.

30 years of Pandit exodus: Living as a refugee in one’s own country

By Rahul Pandita
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2020 08:05 AM IST
In 1990, thousands of people were shouting these slogans on the streets of Kashmir, from its mosques all over, while baying for the blood of the minority Hindus.
Chief election commissioner Sunil Arora at Hostel No. 1 on the PU campus, where he stayed in 1979.(HT PHOTO)
Chief election commissioner Sunil Arora at Hostel No. 1 on the PU campus, where he stayed in 1979.(HT PHOTO)

PU global alumni meet: Once lived like a refugee, says CEC Arora

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 29, 2019 01:41 AM IST
An IAS officer from the 1980 batch from the Rajasthan cadre, Arora did his postgraduation in English from the PU-affiliated Government College, Hoshiarpur, in 1976.
The West Bengal Cabinet on Monday decided to hand over land rights to those refugees, who came to the state for shelter after the 1971 Bangladesh War
The West Bengal Cabinet on Monday decided to hand over land rights to those refugees, who came to the state for shelter after the 1971 Bangladesh War

Refugees in Bengal who came after ’71 war to get land rights

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Tanmay Chatterjee
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2019 02:59 AM IST
The state cabinet’s decision came on a day when assembly bypolls were held at Kaliaganj, Karimpur and Kharagpur Sadar assembly constituencies.
Erdogan has called on EU countries to provide more financial support for his plan to create the safe zone.(AP FILE)
Erdogan has called on EU countries to provide more financial support for his plan to create the safe zone.(AP FILE)

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatens to open Europe gates for refugees

Budapest | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON NOV 08, 2019 07:36 AM IST
Erdogan held talks with Hungarian nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban -- a rare EU ally -- in Budapest where several hundred people demonstrated over Ankara’s deadly military offensive in Syria, with placards calling the Turkish leader a “genocidal dictator”.
Displaced Bru refugee families boarding a bus to return to Mizoram as part of a Home ministry sponsored rehabilitation package, in Agartala on September 2018.(PTI Photo)
Displaced Bru refugee families boarding a bus to return to Mizoram as part of a Home ministry sponsored rehabilitation package, in Agartala on September 2018.(PTI Photo)

Difficult to convince refugees to go back to Mizoram as demands remain unfulfilled, says Bru leader

Hindustan Times, Guwahati/Agartala | By Sadiq Naqvi and Priyanka Deb Barman
PUBLISHED ON SEP 28, 2019 10:49 PM IST
Bruno Msha, the secretary of the Mizoram Bru Displaced People’s Forum (MBDPF), which signed the July 2018 agreement with state governments of Mizoram and Tripura and the Centre, said it is difficult to convince people to go back.
The apex court in strong words earlier this month said the entire NRC exercise cannot be ordered to be re-opened on the basis of certain parameters.(HT image)
The apex court in strong words earlier this month said the entire NRC exercise cannot be ordered to be re-opened on the basis of certain parameters.(HT image)

SC should allow re-verification for a fair NRC: Assam minister Himanta Sarma

Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2019 01:00 AM IST
His Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which rules Assam, separately said the government will bring in a legislation to safeguard the excluded Indian citizens if foreigners’ tribunals (FTs) deliver adverse judgments against their appeals.
A Syrian refugee in the US was arrested on suspicion of planning an attack against a Pennsylvania church in the name of the Islamic State group, the Justice Department said.(Reuters/Representative Image)
A Syrian refugee in the US was arrested on suspicion of planning an attack against a Pennsylvania church in the name of the Islamic State group, the Justice Department said.(Reuters/Representative Image)

Syrian refugee in US arrested for plotting Pittsburgh church attack for ISIS

New York, USA | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2019 10:11 AM IST
The suspect allegedly passed on documents about the construction and the use of explosives to a man he believed to be an IS group sympathizer, though he turned out to be an FBI employee.
A Rohingya refugee working as a translator at Vikaspuri in New Delhi.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
A Rohingya refugee working as a translator at Vikaspuri in New Delhi.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

International Women’s Day: For her, March 8 is one more day of helping other refugees

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Pallabi Munsi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 09, 2019 03:00 AM IST
Lyinn narrates her journey across borders — she managed to reach Dhaka from?her hometown Maungdaw on a Myanmar passport. From there, she took a bus to the India border with her three children. From there, she and her children rode pillion on a motorcycle to Kolkata, from where she took a train to Delhi to join her husband who had arrived there a year ago.
Jailed Bahraini footballer Hakeem Al Araibi arrives at Thailand's Criminal Court to submit his evidence to fight his extradition, after a local prosecutor submitted Bahrain's extradition request for him, in Bangkok, Thailand February 4, 2019.(REUTERS photo)
Jailed Bahraini footballer Hakeem Al Araibi arrives at Thailand's Criminal Court to submit his evidence to fight his extradition, after a local prosecutor submitted Bahrain's extradition request for him, in Bangkok, Thailand February 4, 2019.(REUTERS photo)

‘Don’t send me to Bahrain’: Refugee footballer pleads in Bangkok

Bangkok | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2019 01:21 PM IST
A refugee footballer fighting an extradition request pleaded for his freedom Monday, saying “please don’t send me to Bahrain” as he arrived in shackles at a Bangkok court, which extended his detention by another two months.
Boochani has been a prominent critic of the treatment of people under Australia’s hardline immigration policy.(@Behrouz Boochani/ Twitter)
Boochani has been a prominent critic of the treatment of people under Australia’s hardline immigration policy.(@Behrouz Boochani/ Twitter)

Detained refugee wins top Australian prize for book written on his phone

Sydney | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON FEB 01, 2019 01:43 PM IST
Behrouz Boochani, an Iranian held in an Australian-run camp on a Papua New Guinea island, won the A$100,000 ($72,390) Victorian Prize for literature on Thursday with his book “No Friends but the Mountains”.
Art installations at the exhibition depict a passage from home to conflict and an asylum.
Art installations at the exhibition depict a passage from home to conflict and an asylum.

This art show will make you confront the ordeals of a refugee's life

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Henna Rakheja
UPDATED ON JAN 14, 2019 12:09 PM IST
An ongoing exhibition of installations in Delhi provides an immersive experience of the grief and distress that refugees go through.
This handout picture taken and released by the Thai Immigration Bureau on January 7, 2019 shows 18-year-old Saudi woman Rahaf Mohammed al-Qanun (2nd L) being escorted by a Thai immigration officer (R) and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) officials at Suvarnabhumi international airport in Bangkok.(AFP)
This handout picture taken and released by the Thai Immigration Bureau on January 7, 2019 shows 18-year-old Saudi woman Rahaf Mohammed al-Qanun (2nd L) being escorted by a Thai immigration officer (R) and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) officials at Suvarnabhumi international airport in Bangkok.(AFP)

Saudi teen is refugee, UN confirms, asks Australia to resettle

Sydney | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JAN 09, 2019 09:34 PM IST
The United Nations has found that a teenage woman who fled Saudi Arabia to Thailand is a legitimate refugee and has asked Australia to take her in, officials in Canberra said Wednesday.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani termed America’s withdrawal from the nuclear accord as ‘economic terrorism’.(AP)
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani termed America’s withdrawal from the nuclear accord as ‘economic terrorism’.(AP)

Iran’s Hassan Rouhani says US sanctions may lead to ‘deluge’ of drugs, refugees and attacks on West

Dubai | By Reuters
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2018 03:55 PM IST
Donald Trump pulled the US out of a multilateral nuclear deal with Iran and reimposed sanctions on its oil industry. In 2012, Iran accounted for two-thirds of the world’s opium seizures and one-fourth of the world’s heroin and morphine seizures, a UN report published in 2014 showed.
Khalsa Aid is providing iftar meals to more than 5,000 refugees through their ‘Ramzan Kitchen’.(Khalsa Aid/Twitter)
Khalsa Aid is providing iftar meals to more than 5,000 refugees through their ‘Ramzan Kitchen’.(Khalsa Aid/Twitter)

Sikh NGO offers iftar food packets to over 5,000 Syrian refugees on Ramzan

By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2018 06:20 PM IST
UK-based Sikh NGO Khalsa Aid is providing iftar meals to more than 5,000 refugees in Lebanon and Iraq through their ‘Ramzan Kitchen’.

Maharashtra gives freehold of land rights to refugees from Pakistan

Hindustan Times | By Faisal Malik
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2018 12:53 AM IST
Sindhi and Punjabi refugees and their families live in around 31 colonies located across the state.
Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas and Prime Minister Narendra Modi prior to a meeting at Hydrabad House in New Delhi, India.(HT File Photo)
Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas and Prime Minister Narendra Modi prior to a meeting at Hydrabad House in New Delhi, India.(HT File Photo)

India increases aid to $5 million for Palestinian refugees

Indo Asian News Service, New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2018 08:21 PM IST
According to a ministry statement India made the announcement of this substantive increase in annual contribution at the extraordinary ministerial conference held in Rome on March 15 following a flash appeal made by the UNRWA
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