A group of international humanitarian organizations have accused French police of committing nearly 1,000 rights violations against refugees and asylum seekers in the northern town of Calais over the past year.
Dozens of persecuted Rohingya Muslim families on a list of refugees set to be repatriated to Myanmar later this week have fled from camps in southeast Bangladesh for fear of facing more torment at home.
Thousands of people have taken to the streets in the Australians cities of Sydney and Melbourne in protest at the government’s anti-refugee policy, demanding asylum seekers, held in squalid camps on remote islands of Manus and Nauru, be brought to the country.
At least three refugees were hurt Wednesday in a second day of skirmishes with police at Bosnia's border with EU member state Croatia, according to an AFP journalist, with several officers also reporting minor injuries.
The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) on Saturday recommended that thousands of refugees who escaped from detention centers amid clashes between militia in Tripoli be directed to a facility in the capital to help them to safety.
Madrid estimates that 10,000 minor refugees are on Spanish soil alone without their parents and has unblocked 40 million euros ($46.5 million) for regions willing to welcome them, the health ministry said Wednesday.
The head of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) has warned that millions of Palestinian refugees “cannot simply be wished away,” hitting back at a controversial decision made by the United States to cut off its aid to the support agency.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says the United States' refusal to participate in the reconstruction of war-torn Syria is aimed to “artificially slow down” the return of Syrian refugees to the their home country.