Refugees & IDPs

Sep 22, 2019

Compromised Space: Chechen Refugees at Risk in Europe

After surviving several assassination attempts over the past years, Zelimkhan Khangoshvili was killed in Germany last month [August 2019]. This is one example of the systemic threatening, torture and targeted killings of many Chechens in Europe, who have fled Chechnya under the rule of Ramzan Kadyrov. In particular, these Chechens flee the wide array of extrajudicial roundups under Kadyrov’s...

Sep 22, 2019

Compromised Space: Chechen Refugees at Risk in...

After surviving several assassination attempts over the past years, Zelimkhan Khangoshvili was killed in Germany last month [August 2019]. This is one example of the systemic threatening, torture and targeted...

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Aug 29, 2019

Ambazonia: Cameroon and Nigeria Must Work Together...

In October 2017, the Anglophone regions of Cameroon- known as Ambazonia or Southern Cameroons- suffered heavy government suppression following mass protests in favour of autonomy or independence. The resulting...

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Aug 08, 2019

Somaliland: Hundreds of Thousands Climate Refugees...

In Somaliland, continuing droughts resulting from fast climate change have eroded the agricultural and pastoralist ways of life of many Somalilanders. As a result, many have fled their homes in rural...

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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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