Bangladesh risks creating a “new crisis” for Rohingya refugees if it goes ahead next month with plans to relocate 23,000 refugees to an uninhabited island prone to cyclones, a United Nations human rights envoy has warned. Yanghee Lee, the UN special rapporteur on Myanmar who visited Bhasan Char recently, told[…]
A camp where babies are dying despite it being in a zone in Syria controlled by the United States military finally received its first aid delivery in three months. The United Nations and the Syrian Arab Red Crescent reached the Rukban camp in southeast Syria with 118 trucks packed with[…]
Israeli forces on Wednesday shot dead two Palestinians during a predawn military raid in the Qalandia refugee camp near Ramallah, locals and medics said. Locals in the occupied West Bank refugee camp told Ma’an that hundreds of Israeli soldiers and dozens of military vehicles stormed the area around 1 a.m.,[…]
Israeli forces killed two Palestinians in the Qalandiya refugee camp at dawn on Monday during a raid to demolish the home of an alleged Palestinian attacker, witnesses said. Israeli soldiers shot and killed Laith Assad Manasra, 21, and Ahmad Abu al-Aish, 28, as clashes broke out following a raid involving[…]
Miles away from home, `Eid Al-Fitr is never the same in Syrian refugee camps in Turkey, where shattered families are trying to hold together during the Islamic holiday. “We are spending `Eid al-Fitr away from our home for the first time. I hope it will be the last time, yet[…]
A senior Palestinian official said Monday he was headed to Damascus for talks on helping residents inside the Yarmouk refugee camp, parts of which have been overrun by the Islamic State group. Hundreds of families have been evacuated from the camp in a southern neighborhood of Damascus after IS militants[…]
Aid workers say at least 15 people have been killed in north Yemen after an airstrike hit a camp for internally displaced people. The humanitarian agency, Doctors Without Borders (MSF), said on Monday that the Al-Mazraq camp in the northwestern Hajjah province was bombed. “It was an air strike,” Pablo[…]
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