Djokovic's deportation exposes Australian border debate

Refugee activists say the tennis star's treatment exposes the harsh treatment of dozens of others detained because of visa issues.

published on : 18th January 2022

Hundreds of Afghans denied humanitarian entry into US

Since the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has received more than 35,000 applications for humanitarian parole, of which it has denied about 470.

published on : 31st December 2021

Indonesia to turn away boat with 120 Rohingya refugees

The boat is reportedly leaking and has a damaged engine, is floating in the open sea in harsh weather, and may be at risk of capsizing, the UNHCR said.

published on : 29th December 2021

Afghans wait and worry at US bases after frantic evacuation

Even as Afghans still arrive, thousands remain in limbo, anxious about their future as they fearfully follow the news of Taliban reprisals and economic collapse back in their homeland.

published on : 8th December 2021

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
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