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A new report jointly issued by the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) reveals a significant increase in the issuance of study, work, family reunification and sponsorship permits to refugees by OECD countries and Brazil. more
World Uyghur Congress opposes Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Europe

The World Uyghur Congress has said it is opposed to the 'openness displayed' by Europe towards Chinese President Xi Jinping during his visit to European nations.

Misinformation and politicisation of migration is ‘clouding public discourse’, says IOM

Money sent home by migrants abroad has surpassed foreign direct investment in boosting the gross domestic product (GDP) of developing countries, UN migration agency IOM said in the latest ...

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights asks Russia to end crackdown as journalist detentions reach all-time high

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights urged Russia to end its crackdown on journalists in a statement issued on Tuesday shortly after President Vladmir Putin began a fifth term in off ...

‘Extraordinary, deep anxiety’ in Gaza amid rising fear over Rafah attack

Ordinary Gazans remain in a “constant state of trauma” over an impending full-scale Israeli attack on the enclave’s southernmost city of Rafah amid a growing number of s ...

Protesters raise Palestine flag in Harvard campus

The ongoing pro-Palestine demonstrations across US universities are spreading like wildfire with anti-Israeli demonstrators recently flying a Palestinian flag at a spot in the Harvard Uni ...

Burkina Faso: UN rights office deeply alarmed over report of killing of 220 villagers

The UN human rights office, OHCHR, on Friday raised alarm over the situation in northern Burkina Faso, where several hundred civilians, including children, were reportedly killed amidst f ...

Gaza: Heatwave brings new misery and disease risk to Rafah

Unexpected blistering temperatures across Gaza have added to the daily misery faced by the enclave’s people and sparked new fears of disease outbreaks amid a lack of sufficient clea ...

Gender therapy review reveals devastating impacts on teens

A top Human Rights Council-appointed expert has welcomed the decision by all health authorities in the United Kingdom to halt the routine use of puberty-blockers offered to children as pa ...

UN officials says UK’s newly passed ‘Safety in Rwanda’ bill is anything but safe

Following the United Kingdom Parliament’s passage of the “Safety of Rwanda” bill, two top UN officials sounded an alarm on Tuesday about its harmful impact on global res ...