September 15, 2021 11:36 pm
According to the data, the total number of persons of concern to UNHCR in India stands at 43,157. Among them, 15,559 refugees and asylum seekers are from Afghanistan.
September 04, 2021 10:22 am
Vasant Vihar Welfare Association has approached the court stating that foreign nationals have been gathering outside the UNHCR office since August 15 and blocking the road, lanes and parks, which has made it difficult for the residents of B block to commute.
August 24, 2021 5:37 pm
Afghanistan's diverse ethnic and religious minorities were also at risk of violence and repression, said UNHCR commissioner Michelle Bachelet.
June 02, 2021 8:20 am
More than 120 migrants have died in recent weeks in similar incidents off the Tunisian coast, as improved weather has increased the number of trips from Tunisia and Libya towards Italy to reach Europe.
April 13, 2021 7:44 pm
The costs incurred by the host states in housing refugees are largely ignored. A cost-benefit analysis from the perspective of states can go a long way in making refugee law more efficient.
March 02, 2021 1:23 am
Those arrested have been identified as Mohammad Farooque alias Hasan Mohammad and Shahid alias Sahil Mohammad, said Additional Director General, Law and Order, Prashant Kumar.
April 20, 2020 12:53 pm
One measure could be ensuring that services for survivors of gender-based violence are designated as essential and remain accessible.
June 19, 2019 1:46 pm
Developing countries, not rich Western nations, are bearing the brunt of the world's refugee crisis and are hosting most of the record 70.8 million displaced people who have fled war and persecution, the United Nations said on Wednesday.
January 31, 2019 12:41 pm
According to a new report from the Office of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), an estimated 2,275 individuals drowned or went missing in the Mediterranean in 2018.
January 05, 2019 2:31 pm
There are an estimated 18,000 Rohingya refugees and asylum-seekers registered with UNHCR in India, living across different locations.
June 22, 2020 6:25 pm
The Indian Express visited four Rohingya refugee camps, two in New Delhi and two more in Haryana. Somya Lakhani tells the story of lives that are stripped of basic dignity.
March 01, 2016 8:10 pm