Showing posts with label refugees. Show all posts
Showing posts with label refugees. Show all posts

Friday, June 17, 2022

Global displacement hits record 89.3M in 2021: UN report - China.org.cn

Global displacement hits record 89.3M in 2021

The number of people forced to flee their homes reached 89.3 million by the end of 2021, a record high since records began, up 8 percent year on year, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Thursday.

Thursday, April 14, 2022

UK to send Channel asylum seekers to Rwanda: Reports | Al Jazeera

Channel asylum seekers

The United Kingdom is expected to sign a deal to send male asylum seekers who cross the English Channel in small boats to Rwanda while their claims are processed in the UK.

Monday, March 7, 2022

UNHCR’s Angelina Jolie Urges Yemenis ‘Deserve Same Compassion’ as Ukrainian Refugees - Sputnik International

Yemenis ‘Deserve Same Compassion’ as Ukrainian Refugees

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced on Sunday that its special envoy, actress Angelina Jolie, had arrived in the Yemeni port city of Aden “to help draw attention to the catastrophic consequences of the seven-year conflict on the people of Yemen.”

Wednesday, March 2, 2022

UN Calls On Combatants To Spare Ukraine Civilians As Conflict Intensifies - UrduPoint

UN Calls On Combatants To Spare Ukraine Civilians As Conflict Intensifies

UN humanitarian officials Tuesday appealed for protection of civilians from further bloodshed amid fighting in Ukraine since the start of last week's Russian military offensive that has driven out over 600,000 people from the country.

Friday, October 1, 2021

Hundreds of Afghan refugees walk away from US military bases to parts unknown rather than complete resettlement process – reports — RT

Hundreds of Afghan refugees walk away from US military bases

 More than 700 Afghan refugees have reportedly left the American military bases where they were being hosted after being evacuated from their country, finding their own way in the US rather than awaiting resettlement services.

Thursday, September 23, 2021

US halting use of horses in Texas border town after pictures stir outcry

horses in Texas border town

The US will no longer use horses to patrols the border town of Del Rio in the state of Texas amid a mass influx of predominantly Haitian refugees, the White House announced Thursday.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.