Refugees & IDPs

Jul 15, 2019

Assyria: Christians Hesitant to Return

Not many Christians have returned to Mosul, Iraq, two years after it has been liberated from ISIS. As the sentiment in the city is reported to remain pro-Islamist, such insecure conditions prevent Christians from returning to Mosul, who still fear repressions. 

Jul 15, 2019

Assyria: Christians Hesitant to Return

Not many Christians have returned to Mosul, Iraq, two years after it has been liberated from ISIS. As the sentiment in the city is reported to remain pro-Islamist, such insecure conditions prevent Christians...

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May 28, 2019

Iran: Water Mismanagement Negatively Affects Ethnic...

On 22 May 2019, the Brussels International Center for Research and Human Rights (BIC) published a report titled Iran and Climate Refugees: An Alarming Situation. The report identified the severe environmental...

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May 15, 2019

Khmer Krom: UN Refugee Agency Asked to Speed up...

More than 200 people recently fled their region of Kampuchea Krom due to persecution by the Vietnamese authorities. They now live in precarious situations in Thailand, undocumented and uncertain on what...

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Nov 13, 2018

East Turkestan: Uyghurs in Sweden Monitored by...

Recently, China has taken its scare tactics to a new extent by actively monitoring the Uyghur community in Sweden. Both the Chinese embassy and the Swedish officials have been reluctant to comment - the...

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Sep 20, 2018

Ambazonia: Cameroon Authorities Prevent People...

As a result of decades of ethnic inequalities inherited from colonial era, the enduring persecution against minorities in Cameroon recently turned into a severe humanitarian crisis. Last March 2018, the...

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Sep 19, 2018

Somaliland: The Forgotten Land Where It Never...

Corrado Formigli introduces the premier of a new season of the television show Piazzapulita, dedicated to Somaliland — shedding light on the various problems that plague the unrecognised country...

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Aug 09, 2018

UNPO Observes International Day of the World’s...

Today, Thursday 9 August 2018, is the 24th International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples since its creation by the United Nations in December 1994. The date was chosen because it marks the...

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Aug 02, 2018

Iranian Kurdistan: Kurdish Professor Awarded Prestigious...

This year [2018], the Fields Medal, one of the world’s most prestigious mathematical prizes, was handed to three individuals including Professor Caucher Birkar. An Iranian Kurd, Professor Birkar...

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