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U.N. agency worried about forced return of Nigerian refugees f...

The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Tuesday it is concerned about Cameroon forcing thousands of refugees to return to northeast Nigeria, an area struggling with insurgency and facing a potential famine. DNA, 1 month ago

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Terrorism, xenophobia has spiked human rights abuses: UNHCR

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein has warned that the very idea and system of ensuring basic rights for humans are under severe stress and threat, while presenting the annual report on the state of human rights globally, before the ...
 India Today1 month ago


Foreign Ministry Joint Secretary Baki Billah, Cox?s Bazar Deputy Commissioner Md Ali Hossain and officials of IMO, UNHCR and other human rights organisations were also present during the visit.
 DNA2 months ago

250,000 people could be displaced from western Mosul: UN

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) warned on Tuesday that up to a quarter of a million people could flee western Mosul, as the Iraqi army carries out its offensive to retake it from the Islamic State terror organization.At a press ...
 Prokerala2 months ago Yemen fighting displaced 10 of thousands more people: UNHCR  News on Air2 months ago

Syrian refugee numbers in the region surpasses 5 million -UNHCR

The number of Syrian refugees in Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Egypt has passed 5 million for the first time in Syria's six year conflict, data from the U. N. refugee agency showed on Thursday.
 DNA3 weeks ago

Thirty-three Somali refugees killed by air strike off Yemen coast

Coast guard officer Mohamed al-Alay told Reuters the refugees, carrying official UNHCR documents, were on their way from Yemen to Sudan when they were attacked by an Apache helicopter near the Bab al-Mandeb strait.
 DNA1 month ago At least 40 Somali refugees killed by air strike off Yemen coast - UNHCR  DNA1 month ago 31 Somalis killed in raid off Yemen coast - source  DNA1 month ago At least 31 Somalis killed in raid off Yemen coast  DNA1 month ago

Trump's travel ban can compound anguish of refugees: UNHCR

US President Donald Trump's new travel ban can "compound" the anguish of refugees fleeing deadly violence and persecution, the UN refugee agency has warned.
 DNA1 month ago Donald Trump's US travel ban can 'compound' anguish of refugees: UNHCR  DNA1 month ago Refugees in Indonesia protest slow UN resettlement process  Business Standard2 months ago Tanzania's ban on refugee groups threatens efforts to protect them -UN  DNA2 months ago

Refugees make up bulk of crossings from US to Canada: UNHCR

Most of the hundreds of people streaming over the US border into Canada in recent weeks are asylum-seekers, coming from Syria, Yemen, Turkey or Sudan, according to the United Nations' refugee point man in the country.
 DNA1 month ago Canada sees surge in asylum seekers from US this year  catchnews.com1 month ago

1.5 million Afghan refugees have to leave Pakistan by end of 2017

According to UNHCR sources, more than 700,000 Afghan returned in 2016
 Business Standard2 months ago Pakistan has deported 600,000 Afghans in 8 months: HRW  Sify2 months ago

UNHCR chief says safe zones would not work in Syria

The head of the United Nations refugee agency said on Friday that safe zones would not work inside Syria for people fleeing the country's nearly six-year-old war.
 DNA2 months ago Syria warns of setting up safe zones for civilians as unsafe  DNA2 months ago
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