Saturday, April 17, 2021

Rohingya Children Find Refuge in Education

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DHAKA, Apr 09 (IPS) - Although learning centres in Cox’s Bazar Kutupalong Refugee Camp are closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Mariom Akhter,...

Clash of Cultures Is it Real or a Smokescreen?

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AMSTERDAM/ROME, Apr 08 (IPS) - The notion of “Clash of Cultures” is most frequently used as a justification for anti-immigrant prejudice and, particularly...

Migrants left stranded and without assistance by COVID-19 lockdowns

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Travel restrictions during the COVID pandemic have been particularly hard on refugees and migrants who move out of necessity, stranding millions from home, the UN migration agency, IOM, said on Thursday.  Read the full story, “Migrants...

UNRWA chief reports on despair and hope among Palestinians, as US announces $150 million...

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Despair is growing in Palestinian refugee camps across the Middle East, but signs of hope are sprouting amid ongoing occupation, economic hardship and the...

Was Trumps Family-Separation Policy Torture?

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SEATTLE, Apr 07 (IPS) - “A crime against humanity” and “a disgrace to our great country”: that’s how 99-year-old Benjamin Ferencz, the last...

UNHCR urges greater protection for Sahel communities after deadly attack

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Ten days after armed groups carried out a deadly attack on three villages near the western Niger town of Tillia, UN humanitarians have repeated their call for greater...

Vintage French rugby pros tackle refugee integration in the vineyards

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An association run by former rugby professionals in the French wine-making region of Bordeaux is supporting the integration of refugees, through career training, work...

Deep concern for thousands of Eritrean refugees ‘scattered’ in Ethiopia’s Tigray

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In Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region there’s deep concern for thousands of Eritrean refugees whose camps have been found burned to the ground, confirming satellite imagery and...

Identities

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STOCKHOLM / ROME, Mar 30 (IPS) - I was born in the winter in 1990 in a country not my own i was...

Arab Region Counts Cost of Devastating COVID-19 Pandemic

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JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Mar 29 (IPS) - More than eight million people moved onto the poverty line in the Arab region, a conference...

A Country with too Many Victims and Few Shelters

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MEXICO CITY, Mar 26 (IPS) - In March 2014, Noemi N. took her own life inside a refuge camp in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua,...

After the Fire: Rebuilding of Rohingya Camp a Race Against Time Ahead of Monsoon...

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DHAKA, Mar 24 (IPS) - The building that was once the largest health centre in the Kutupalong refugee camp, serving some 55,000 Rohingya...

Brexit Shows Why Traders Need Reliable Information But Many Are Ahead of the Game

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GENEVA, Mar 22 (IPS) - It’s now almost three months since the United Kingdom entered into a new trade agreement with the European...

Death of an Ambassador and the Congolese Slaughter

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STOCKHOLM / ROME, Mar 10 (IPS) - On the morning of 22nd February a jeep from the World Food Programme (WFP), followed by...

International Women’s Day, 2021 – Every Girl Has a Right to An Education

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NEW YORK, Mar 07 (IPS) - Access to an inclusive quality education is a universal human right. When the inherent right to a...