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Afghans flee in droves, but Germany closing the door

Afghans flee in droves, but Germany closing the door

dan.rafter@hrc.org November 10, 2015 0

KABUL 10 November 2015 (IRIN) - In recent months, the number of Afghans making the dangerous journey to Europe has risen dramatically. Most are headed for Germany, where they are receiving an increasingly

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Afghans flee in droves, but Germany closes the door

Afghans flee in droves, but Germany closes the door

carolyn.simon@hrc.org November 10, 2015 0

KABUL 10 November 2015 (IRIN) - In recent months, the number of Afghans making the dangerous journey to Europe has risen dramatically. Most are headed for Germany, where they are receiving an increasingly

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When Myanmar votes, Rohingya must stay home

When Myanmar votes, Rohingya must stay home

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 1, 2015 0

BUTHIDAUNG, MYANMAR 01 September 2015 (IRIN) - In the 2010 general elections, about 150,000 Muslims in this isolated township in western Myanmar were able to cast their votes.

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Niger region struggles to cope with Boko Haram exodus

Niger region struggles to cope with Boko Haram exodus

dan.rafter@hrc.org June 29, 2015 0

NIAMEY/DAKAR 29 June 2015 (IRIN) - Nigerian families first began seeking refuge in Niger in 2013, but Boko Haram-related violence in the region has spiked in recent months, causing the number of refugees

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Niger: Boko Haram’s neglected crisis

Niger: Boko Haram’s neglected crisis

June 29, 2015 0

NIAMEY/DAKAR 29 June 2015 (IRIN) - Nigerian families first began seeking refuge in Niger in 2013, but Boko Haram-related violence in the region has spiked in recent months, causing the number of refugees

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Niger: Boko Haram’s neglected crisis

Niger: Boko Haram’s neglected crisis

dan.rafter@hrc.org June 29, 2015 0

NIAMEY/DAKAR 29 June 2015 (IRIN) - Nigerian families first began seeking refuge in Niger in 2013, but Boko Haram-related violence in the region has spiked in recent months, causing the number of refugees

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What you need to know about the global refugee crisis

What you need to know about the global refugee crisis

carolyn.simon@hrc.org June 18, 2015 0

LONDON 18 June 2015 (IRIN) - We are witnessing the largest and most rapid escalation ever in the number of people being forced from their homes. In 2014, an average of 42,500 people

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Thousands flee violent upsurge in northern Mali

Thousands flee violent upsurge in northern Mali

May 29, 2015 0

BAMAKO 29 May 2015 (IRIN) - A spike in violence in northern Mali has driven the number of people displaced in the country above 100,000, many of them urgently needing food, water and

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Northeast Nigeria: "Hundreds of thousands have fled"

Northeast Nigeria: "Hundreds of thousands have fled"

dan.rafter@hrc.org November 28, 2014 0

DAKAR 28 November 2014 (IRIN) - More than 400,000 people in northeastern Nigeria, who have been forced to flee their homes due to ongoing violence by militant Islamist group Boko Haram, are in

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No easy solution for Myanmar’s Rakhine crisis

No easy solution for Myanmar’s Rakhine crisis

November 4, 2014 0

SITTWE 04 November 2014 (IRIN) - As the number of ethnic Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar hits record levels, the prospects for a lasting settlement of the crisis in Myanmar's Rakhine State look bleak.

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