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France to take refugees rescued from Libya who ‘need protection’


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Latest update : 2017-11-20

France will be the first to welcome African refugees evacuated from Libya to Niger by the United Nations refugee agency, French officials announced Monday. 324 more words

The Geneva Centre to organize on 14 December a panel debate on the migrant and refugee crisis at Palais des Nations in Geneva

16 November 2017, GENEVA – A panel debate will be organized by the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue – a think tank holding special consultative status with the UN Economic and Social Council – on the challenges and opportunities related to the protracted migrant and refugee crisis affecting Europe and the MENA region. 557 more words

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NEMA, UNHCR, AUN train 11,652 Displaced Persons in Northeast

Returnee Internally-Displaced Persons — The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, UNHCR, has, in partnership with American University of Nigeria, AUN, trained about 11,652 people, mostly returnee internally-displaced persons, IDPs, in the North-East states of Borno, Yobe, Adamawa, Gombe, between January and November. 174 more words


Island Prison: The Right to Freedom of Movement on Lesvos, Greece

By Hannah Eash-Gates

On a Monday evening in late August, Afghan refugees gathered in Sappho Square in Mytilene on the small island of Lesvos, wearing shirts with the date they arrived in Greece. 908 more words

Australia should accept New Zealand offer to resettle refugees: UNHCR


SYDNEY (Reuters) – The U.N. refugee agency on Tuesday urged Australia to accept New Zealand’s offer to resettle 150 refugees from an abandoned Australian-run detention center in Papua New Guinea, as about 450 men remain barricaded inside without food or water. 447 more words

Jordan switches on world's largest solar plant in refugee camp

Jpost Middle East
November 13, 2017

LONDON/ZAATARI – Jordan has switched on the world’s largest solar plant inside a refugee camp, providing renewable energy to nearly 80,000 Syrians, the United Nations refugee agency said on Monday. 371 more words


It is Official! I am Now a Political Refugee In Italy

It was back in 2013 when I decided to seek asylum in Mainland China. Yes, I know mainland China is not exactly a ” pro human rights ” country but I had no other choice. 851 more words

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