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Rich nations ‘not helping’ refugees
Rich nations ‘not helping’ refugees
We are in the middle — or perhaps it is just the beginning — of one of the greatest movements of people in history; a mass migration...
Gaza protesters keep pushing boundaries
Gaza protesters keep pushing boundaries
Ahmed Abu Artema hates fences. A barbed-wire fence kept him from his mother for 19 years.
Widespread torture and rape documented in Libya's refugee camps
Widespread torture and rape documented in Libya's refugee camps
An increasing number of refugees are being tortured and raped in Libya, a new study has found. The perpetrators, motivated by greed, sadism and the...
Kenya plans to close world's biggest refugee camp Dadaab
Kenya plans to close world's biggest refugee camp Dadaab
Kenya plans to shutter the world's largest refugee camp, home to nearly a quarter of a million people, in the next few months, according to an...
Africa's forgotten stateless population
Africa's forgotten stateless population
In the Kiambaa area on the outskirts of Kenya's capital Nairobi, it's not unusual to hear hymns sung in the Shona language. It's more unusual,...
South Cameroon a ‘big ghost town’
South Cameroon a ‘big ghost town’
Tens of thousands of English-speaking Cameroonians have fled the country ahead of the presidential vote
Libya's militias agree to UN ceasefire in Tripoli
Libya's militias agree to UN ceasefire in Tripoli
The United Nations on Tuesday said that armed militias have agreed to a ceasefire with the government....
US withdraws from UN Human Rights Council
US withdraws from UN Human Rights Council
Nikki Haley — Washington’s ambassador to the United Nations — has announced the United States’ withdrawal from the UN Human Rights...
Kenya hosts first-ever TEDx event at refugee camp
Kenya hosts first-ever TEDx event at refugee camp
One of the world's largest refugee camps in Kenya has hosted a...
Sudan’s state-supported smugglers
Sudan’s state-supported smugglers
Hussein Salman seemed to live a charmed life. Despite driving around in an undocumented car, which attracted nine separate police reports, he was...
Mozambican war victims embrace their new home in Limpopo
Mozambican war victims embrace their new home in Limpopo
Azariah Shihlangu, 77, still wonders how he, his wife and their 10 children made it past the predators of the Kruger National Park when they were...
Displaced Congolese find unlikely refuge in Angola
Displaced Congolese find unlikely refuge in Angola
Thousands of refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo are fleeing across the border to Angola – even though Angola has not always been a...

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