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1 “Home for me means life” 13-year old Syrian Refugee, Muhammad
( UNHCR Videos )
Created on 2015-08-03 16:36:27
2 A Difficult Start for Indonesia’s Rohingya Refugees
( World News SSN )

Content by: South-South News

1 June 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – In May, the global media spotlight was fixed on the migrant refugee crisis in the Bay of Bengal. 1,800 seaborne migrants – mostly from the Rohingya ethnic minority group – had been abandoned and left adrift at sea by smugglers after fleeing persecution in Myanmar and Bangladesh. Internati...

Created on 2015-06-02 13:51:46
3 Abandoned at Sea, 350 Syrian Refugees Land in Southern Italy
( World News SSN )

Content by: South-South News

6 January 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – The Mediterranean refugee crisis continues unabated, as this past weekend over 350 migrants from Syria and other regional countries made port in the southern Italian port city of Corigliano Calabro.

Created on 2015-01-06 16:56:01
4 Alarming New Data Suggest 1 in 122 Persons are Displaced by Conflict
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Content by: South-South News

18 June 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – New figures from the United Nations refugee agency show worrying numbers for displaced persons.

Created on 2015-06-19 15:26:32
5 Arts Project for Refugees in Berlin
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Content by: South-South News

5 July 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — A group of refugees from Iraq and Syria are working as Arabic-speaking guides at Berlin’s state museums, introducing fellow newcomers to the cultural riches of the city – including artifacts from their own countries. The project is called Multaka - meaning “meeting point” in Arabic ...

Created on 2016-07-05 17:21:09
6 Because we have to...
( UNHCR Videos )
Created on 2015-08-03 11:38:17
7 Central African Republic: Displaced at Home
( UNHCR Videos )
Created on 2015-08-11 13:08:31
8 Climate Change is Exacerbating Global Refugee Crises, UN Officials Warn
( World News SSN )

Photo: UN Photo / Luke Powell

17 September 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor — The long term effects of climate change on economies and ecosystems is already understood by policy-makers, but experts are now voicing concern about the ways that permanent environmental destruction will exacerbate ongoing political crises, with particular attention being paid to the ...

Created on 2015-09-17 19:51:14
9 Colombian Refugees Flee to Ecuador
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

2 June 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — More than 800 people fled Falluja, Iraq, in one day last week as the Iraqi government continued its military offensive to retake control of the city from ISIL. The United Nations Refugee Agency –UNHCR - said dramatic reports of executions for those unwilling to fight for the group and peo...

Created on 2016-06-09 21:10:18
10 Committee against Torture considers the initial report of Iraq
( UNOHCHR News )

Content by: Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

30 July 2015 The Committee against Torture concluded today its consideration of the initial report of Iraq on its implementation of the provisions of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment.

Created on 2015-07-31 07:38:46
11 Committee against Torture opens its fifty-fifth session
( UNOHCHR News )

Content by: Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

27 July 2015The Committee against Torture this morning opened its fifty-fifth session, hearing a statement by the Chief of the Petitions and Inquiries Section of the Human Rights Treaties Division of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and adopting its agenda for the session.

Created on 2015-07-29 16:35:50
12 Committee against Torture publishes findings on Slovakia, Iraq, Switzerland
( UNOHCHR News )

Content by: Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

GENEVA (14 August 2015) The UN Committee against Torture has published its findings on the countries it examined during its latest session from 27 July to 14 August: Slovakia, Iraq, and Switzerland.

Created on 2015-08-14 14:09:47
13 Committee against Torture to hold fifty-fifth session in Geneva from 27 July to 14 August 2015
( UNOHCHR News )

Content by: Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

BACKGROUND RELEASE

23 July 2015

Committee to Consider Reports of Slovakia, Iraq and Switzerland

The Committee against Torture will meet at the Palais Wilson in Geneva from 27 July to 14 August to examine measures adopted by Slovakia, Iraq and Switzerland to prevent and punish acts of torture.

Created on 2015-07-23 11:01:41
14 Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination considers report of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
( UNOHCHR News )

Content by: Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

12 August 2015

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination today concluded its consideration of the combined eighth to tenth periodic report of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia on its implementation o...

Created on 2015-08-12 17:06:58
15 Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination considers the report of Colombia
( UNOHCHR News )

Content by: Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

5 August 2015 The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination today concluded its consideration of the combined fifteenth to sixteenth reports of Colombia on its implementation of the provisions of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination.

Created on 2015-08-05 14:06:35
16 Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination considers the report of Costa Rica
( UNOHCHR News )

Content by: Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

6 August 2015 The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination today concluded its consideration of the combined nineteenth to twenty-second periodic reports of Costa Rica on its implementation of the provisions of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination.

Created on 2015-08-06 14:41:02
17 Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination considers the report of Niger
( UNOHCHR News )

Content by: Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

7 August 2015 The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination today concluded its consideration of the combined fifteenth to twenty-first reports of Niger on its implementation of the provisions of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination.

Created on 2015-08-10 14:17:57
18 Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination considers the report of Norway
( UNOHCHR News )

Content by: Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

18 aot 2015 The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination today concluded its consideration of the combined twenty-first and twenty-second report of Norway on its implementation of the provisions of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination.

Created on 2015-08-18 15:48:34
19 Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination considers the report of the Czech Republic
( UNOHCHR News )

Content by: Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

13 August 2015

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination today concluded its consideration of the combined tenth and eleventh periodic report of the Czech Republic on its implementation of the provisions of ...

Created on 2015-08-13 14:21:21
20 Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination considers the report of the Netherlands
( UNOHCHR News )

Content by: Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

19 August 2015 The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination today concluded its consideration of the combined nineteenth to twenty-first report of the Netherlands on its implementation of the provisions of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination.

Created on 2015-08-19 14:15:30

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