World  /  Published 10.10.21

UN appeal for aid to Afghanistan

The world should urgently provide aid to Afghanistan, the UNHCR said on Saturday, warning that a lack of resources is hampering efforts to avert a crisis that could push refugees to its neighbours and...
By Reuters in Islamabad

India  /  Published 15.09.21

736 Afghans recorded for registration in India last month: UNHCR

A total of 736 Afghans were recorded for new registration from August 1 to September 11, the UNHCR said here, adding that it is scaling up its capacity to meet increasing requests for registration and...
By Our Bureau, PTI in United Nations

Opinion  /  Published 07.05.21

Apply the human touch

It is ironical that neither the Centre, which passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, nor the political outfits that are opposed to it have addressed the following fundamental question: what would hap...
By Gautam Bhattacharya

World  /  Published 28.03.21

Lanka won’t succumb to UNHRC pressure

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Sunday stated that the recent UNHRC resolution against his country was the doing of local and foreign forces which do not want Sri Lanka to progress. He even...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Colombo

World  /  Published 24.03.21

Rohingya camp fire: 15 dead

At least 15 people have been killed in a massive fire that ripped through a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh, while at least 400 remain missing, the UN refugee agency said on Tuesday. “It is...
By Reuters in Dhaka

Opinion  /  Published 08.05.19

Life on the margins in Lesbos

Collaboration and solidarity are keywords on the island of Lesbos. Located in the east Aegean sea, it is home to more than 7,000 refugees, according to the official UNHCR reports from March 2019. The ...
By Zuri Camille de Souza


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