The UN’s top rights official urged Australia to reform its criminal and refugee detention systems on Tuesday, just days after the country’s prime minister took a veiled swipe at the international body.
More than 730,000 Rohingya refugees live in Bangladesh, having fled persecution in neighbouring Myanmar where security forces are accused of carrying out killings, gang rape and arson in a crackdown after attacks
A group of United Nations experts on arbitrary detention said that despite some improvements, Greece was still in violation of certain international obligations in how and where people are imprisoned.
School closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic have left nearly 1.6 billion children and youth out of school around the world, while the cascading economic impacts are anticipated to force millions more to drop out.
The article about refugees is positive because it is written from the perspective of a refugee and by a refugee. True, empowerment of refugees is necessary. True, help for them should go beyond assistance.
The number of refugees worldwide has reached 70 million. Confronted with a number like that, this week’s Global Refugee Forum in Geneva is facing up to a massive crisis
Whenever the UK’s ill-treatment of asylum seekers and refugees is brought to light, the Home Office usually issues a statement that contains a variation of the following
Mostly Muslim Gambia launched a lawsuit in November at the United Nations' highest body for disputes between states, accusing Myanmar of genocide against Rohingya in violation of a 1948 convention.
Human rights groups have long campaigned for the nearly half a million effectively stateless Rohingya children in Bangladesh’s refugee camps to be allowed access to quality education, warning of the costs of a "lost generation."
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has reminded countries of their fundamental obligation to protect the nearly 80 million people worldwide forced to flee their homes due to conflict, persecution and other crises.