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Tuesday, Nov 24, 2020


Nov 15, 2020 19:40
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. read more
Oct 07, 2020 16:53
Filippo Grandi, who kicked off UNHCR’s week-long Executive Committee meeting in Geneva on Monday, told participants via video-link that he would need to continue following the event from home. read more
Aug 21, 2020 23:40
Readers remain divided over the University Grants Commission’s decision to complete the examination process for exit classes in colleges and universities, with some concerned about safety and sanitization measures at exam centres and others giving it the thumbs up, saying a year cannot be wasted as final year students have crucial decisions to make read more
Aug 20, 2020 22:24
UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi also said the UNHCR is making its capacity and expertise as a humanitarian agency available to the Lebanese people and is ready to assist the country as part of a broader international response. read more
Jun 19, 2020 06:24
Many people who flee abroad rely on the “informal economy” often involving day work with cash wages — economic activities that are at risk as governments ratchet up coronavirus lockdowns. read more
Jan 26, 2020 10:16
Director Kibwe Tavares hopes his ballet, inspired by the 2015-16 migrant crisis that saw more than a million people reach Europe fleeing war in the Middle East and Asia, will challenge audiences. read more
Oct 07, 2019 21:36
Twenty-two migrants were rescued from the sea, and 13 bodies were recovered — two immediately, and 11 during a subsequent search operation. The coast guard said all of the recovered bodies were of women. read more
Aug 20, 2019 14:58
More than 730,000 Rohingya fled Rakhine for neighbouring Bangladesh after a military-led crackdown in August 2017 the United Nations has said was perpetrated with “genocidal intent”, but many refugees refuse to go back, fearing more violence. read more
Aug 04, 2019 17:00
The 37-year-old had landed in Thootukudi in Tamil Nadu as a stowaway on a tugboat last week but Indian authorties sent him back to Maldives. read more
Jun 20, 2019 00:37
The motley crew, called the Rohingya Football Club India, are united by their passion and love for football. read more
Jun 19, 2019 14:14
The annual “Global Trends” report released by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees counts the number of the world’s refugees, asylum-seekers and internally displaced people at the end of 2018. read more
May 19, 2019 05:35
The FIR that the police filed in this case, mentions that Faisal had submitted an application to the UNHCR, New Delhi, for the consideration of his refugee status read more
May 14, 2019 18:08
The five were earlier arrested by Manipur Police but were granted bail after the police failed to file charges. read more
Jan 22, 2019 18:37
According to UNHCR, there are an estimated 17,000 Rohingya refugees and asylum seekers registered with UNHCR in India and living across different locations. It said that since late December, it has observed an increase in movements of Rohingyas from... read more
Jan 13, 2019 08:41
Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun grabbed international attention this week after she barricaded herself in a Bangkok airport hotel room to resist being sent home to her family, which denies any abuse. Qunun refused to meet her father and brother, who arrived... read more