Showing posts with label UNHCR. Show all posts
Showing posts with label UNHCR. Show all posts

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

British resolution at UNHRC on situation in Ghouta sends message of support to terrorists, encouraging them to commit crimes : Syria

The Syrian Foreign and Expatriates Ministry
The Foreign and Expatriates Ministry said that the British resolution at the Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on the situation in Ghouta sends message of support to terrorists who violate human rights in Syria, encouraging them to continue committing crimes.

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Corridors humanitaires depuis la Libye: 10.000 réfugiés pourront en bénéficier en 2018

camps de réfugiés en Libye
Jusqu'à 10.000 personnes bloquées dans des camps de réfugiés en Libye pourront profiter en 2018 de corridors humanitaires les amenant en toute sécurité en Europe avec un statut de réfugié, a estimé dimanche le gouvernement italien.

Sunday, November 5, 2017

German president raises refugee emergency on Manus with Australian PM

Manus Island
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier raised the situation at the Manus Island refugee camp with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Saturday during a meeting in Perth, German news agency DPA reported on Saturday.

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Merkel offers more money to tackle refugee crisis

more money to tackle refugee crisis
German Chancellor Angela Merkel supported a refugee treaty with Libya on Friday and has offered to devote more funds to the international organizations tasked with combating the global refugee crisis.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

UN not in position place blame on Saudi Arabia for bombing refugees: UNHCR

UN not in position place blame on Saudi Arabia for bombing refugees
Spokesperson for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) William Spindler commented on the deaths and injuries of a number of internally displaced persons in an aerial attack on the embattled Mawza district in Yemen’s Taiz governorate, speaking from Geneva on Wednesday.

Friday, June 30, 2017

Saturday, March 18, 2017

33 Somali refugees killed in airstrike on boat off Yemen

At least 33 Somali refugees were killed and 29 others wounded when a total of 150 refugees traveling in a boat off the Yemeni coast came under an air attack, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) office in Sanaa said on Friday.

Monday, January 30, 2017

Friday, December 16, 2016

Russia Expects UN to Immediately Start Providing Aid to Liberated East Aleppo

Russia expects the United Nations to immediately start providing professional humanitarian aid to the civilians in the liberated eastern Aleppo, Russian envoy to UN Office in Geneva (UNOG) Alexey Borodavkin told Sputnik on Friday.

Sunday, May 29, 2016

Shipwrecks 'kill up to 700 migrants'. Survivors are being taken to the Italian ports of Taranto and Pozzallo

Up to 700 migrants are feared drowned in a series of shipwrecks off the coast of Libya in the last few days, the UN refugee agency says.

The boats sank south of Italy on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday as the migrants tried to reach Europe in unseaworthy vessels.

Friday, May 27, 2016

Iraqis fleeing ISIS-held Mosul seek refuge in Syria

More than 4,000 Iraqis from the northern city of Mosul have fled to Syria since the beginning of May, the UN has said, adding it is expecting up to 50,000 people to leave the ISIL-held city and cross the border.

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

UNHCR Seeks Homes for Nearly Half Million Syrian Refugees

The U.N. refugee agency is appealing to countries worldwide to provide homes for nearly one-half million of the most vulnerable Syrian refugees. The UNHCR is urging representatives of more than 90 countries attending a ministerial-level conference to grant refuge to the Syrians through resettlement and other humanitarian programs.

Thursday, March 17, 2016

UNHCR special envoy Angelina Jolie Pitt visits Greece to highlight refugees' plight

Hollywood actress and special envoy to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Angelina Jolie Pitt visited Greece on Wednesday to highlight the plight of thousands of refugees and migrants stranded in the country over the past month.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Greek PM urges refugees to choose relocation process over risky illegal crossings into FYROM

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Tuesday urged refugees and migrants stranded in Greece to choose the safe legal relocation program in hospitality centers across the country rather than the illegal risky river crossings into neighboring Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM).

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

UN refugee agency 'concerned' about proposed EU deal to send migrants back to Turkey

UN,  8 March 2016 – The United Nations refugee agency today expressed a concern about any European response to the migrant crisis that involves the blanket return of all individuals from one country to another without sufficiently spelling out refugee protection safeguards under international law.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Refugee crisis: Europe border closures to cause 'chaos'

Border closures by European states will cause "further chaos and confusion", the new head of the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, has warned, as thousands of people remain stuck inside Greece after being blocked from continuing their journey.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Yemen declares UN human rights representative persona non grata

Yemen's foreign ministry has declared the representative of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights persona non grata after what it said were unfair statements, a news agency run by the Saudi-allied government reported on Thursday.

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“The U.S. must stop supporting terrorists who are destroying Syria and her people" : US Congresswoman, Tulsi Gabbard

US Congresswoman, Tulsi Gabbard, recently visited Syria, and even met with President Bashar Al-Assad. She also visited the recently libe...