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  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Middle East

Palestinian PM, UNRWA Officials Discuss Services Provided To Palestinian Refugees

He stressed the importance of the efforts being exerted by UNRWA especially in education and health sectors, praising its continued support to the Palestinian refugee camps of the diaspora and calling on the international community institutions to assume its legal and moral responsibility to protect them from the devastating effects of the war in Syria. [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Cast adrift: Australia risks its international standing over asylum-seeker policies

https://62e528761d0685343e1c-f3d1b99a743ffa4142d9d7f1978d9686.ssl.cf2.rackcdn.com/files/134202/section/width496/3j9prmft-1471308928.jpgOnly Australia uses less-developed countries to process refugee claims. AAP/Eoin Blackwell The “Nauru files”, which detail reports of abuse in Australia’s asylum-seeker detention centre on Nauru, have received global attention since their release. They should provide a flashpoint for the Turnbull government to reassess the longstanding policy of offshore detention of asylum seekers before more serious harm is inflicted [...]

  • Sep 01 / 2016
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Middle East

How Google Maps refocused our attention on Palestine’s borders

Tony Karon Google found itself at the centre of a social media firestorm last week, accused of erasing Palestine from its maps. The company said it had never, in fact, used the term “Palestine” in the first place, and promised to fix what it said was a software bug that had removed the designations “West Bank” [...]

  • Aug 19 / 2016
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Europe

HRW pide que los últimos atentados no afecten a la responsabilidad de proteger a los refugiados

HRW pide que los últimos atentados no afecten a la responsabilidad de proteger a los refugiados 329 words 19 November 2015 03:47 AM Europa Press – Sociedad EURSOC Spanish Copyright 2015. Europa Press. MADRID, 19 (EUROPA PRESS) La organización no gubernamental Human Rights Watch (HRW) ha subrayado este jueves que los gobiernos no deberían permitir que los [...]

  • Aug 12 / 2016
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Europe

Europa.- Reino Unido acogerá a refugiados menores no acompañados de zonas de conflicto

Europa.- Reino Unido acogerá a refugiados menores no acompañados de zonas de conflicto 389 words 28 January 2016 12:49 PM Europa Press – Servicio Internacional EPSI Spanish Copyright 2016. Europa Press. LONDRES, 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation/EP) Reino Unido acogerá a algunos refugiados menores no acompañados de Siria, el norte de África y otras zonas de [...]

  • Aug 11 / 2016
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Europe

Consejo DDHH ONU: «Detener el flujo migratorio es cruel e ilusorio»

Consejo DDHH ONU: «Detener el flujo migratorio es cruel e ilusorio» 392 words 29 February 2016 07:46 AM dpa Servicio Internacional en Español DPAES Spanish Copyright 2016. dpa Deutsche Presse-Agentur Ginebra, 29 feb (dpa) – Los gobiernos deben asumir la responsabilidad de proteger a los refugiados en lugar de adoptar medidas inhumanas y restricciones fronterizas [...]

  • Aug 11 / 2016
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Africa

UN: UN chief welcomes South Sudan’s acceptance of regional protection force

New York, US (PANA) – The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday welcomed the acceptance, by the Government of South Sudan, of a regional protection force to help quell the ongoing violence in the country, and called on all South Sudanese parties to uphold their responsibility to protect civilians and to demonstrate their commitment to [...]

  • Aug 04 / 2016
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Africa

East Darfur Returnees Fear Attacks As Military Forces Withdraw

East Darfur, Aug 02, 2016 (Radio Dabanga/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — Formerly displaced people who have returned to their villages in East Darfur have expressed concern about the government’s withdrawal of the garrisons in their areas. The withdrawal of military forces from Muhajiriya, Labado, Khazan Jadeed, Selea, Sani Efendo, Kileikil Mojo, and Kileikil [...]

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