Refugees

39 asylum-seeking Palestinians stranded in Barcelona airport

Police are investigating the charter flight that flew into Barcelona on Monday, a spokesman with Spain's Interior Ministry

published on : 19th November 2021

CM Stalin announces Rs 1,088 crores for Pongal hampers to family cardholders, Lankan Tamil refugees

The gift hampers will have 20 essential items including raw rice, jaggery, cashew, resins etc. and will be disbursed to the beneficiaries ahead of Pongal festival.

published on : 17th November 2021

Afghans in Indonesia protest slow UN resettlement process

In December 2020, almost 14,000 refugees from 50 countries were registered in Indonesia, most of them Afghan refugees.

published on : 15th November 2021

Thousands of Afghan refugees fleeing to Iran: Aid official

An estimated 300,000 have fled Afghanistan into Iran since the Taliban takeover, according to the NRC.

published on : 11th November 2021

Miles donations are providing flights for Afghan refugees

Individuals have donated enough miles and credit card points to cover 20,000 flights, according to Miles4Migrants and Welcome.

published on : 26th October 2021

More Myanmar refugees entering Mizoram due to clashes: Police

The police officer said that Myanmar nationals are being provided with shelter and food by locals, community leaders, NGOs and churches.

published on : 24th October 2021

Secrecy shrouds Afghanistan refugees sent by US to base in Kosovo

The lack of public information has made it a challenge for those who closely track the fate of refugees.

published on : 23rd October 2021

Psychologist joins hands with Afghan asylum-seeker to start Dari classes in Delhi

Often, for the Afghan community in India, communicating with those around them is a constant challenge. 

published on : 6th October 2021

Refugees in fear as sentiment turns against them in Turkey

Refugees fleeing the long conflict in Syria once were welcomed in neighboring Turkey with open arms, sympathy and compassion for fellow Muslims but attitudes gradually hardened.

published on : 25th September 2021

NCRB data belies government claim that Myanmar refugees are threat to national security

An analysis of the NCRB's report for the year 2020 shows that Myanmar nationals accounted for around 2 per cent of the total crimes allegedly committed by foreigners in the country.

published on : 19th September 2021

Mizoram CM writes to PM Modi again, seeks aid for Myanmar refugees

Hundreds of others fled to the landlocked state from Myanmar’s Chin State over the past few days following renewed clashes between pro-democratic supporters and the country’s military.

published on : 16th September 2021

736 Afghans recorded for new registration in India from August 1 to September 11: UNHCR

The UN refugee agency said it is in constant dialogue with the government on matters pertaining to Afghan nationals, including issuance and extensions of visa, assistance, and solutions.

published on : 15th September 2021

Turkey says it lacks capacity to handle new refugee influx from Afghanistan

Turkey, which already hosts the world's largest refugee population, including 3.7 million Syrians, is concerned about a potential influx of refugees fleeing the Taliban.

published on : 14th September 2021

Turkey talks with UN over returning Syrian refugees

Turkey holds the world's largest refugee population while Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq also hold significant numbers of Syrians.

published on : 12th September 2021

26 suspected Myanmar nationals held in Guwahati, possessed fake ID proofs

There has been a steady influx of people from Myanmar’s Chin State into Mizoram ever since the coup by the military of the neighbouring country.

published on : 12th September 2021
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