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Oklahoma cops shot and killed 26-year-old worker after bosses called police

26-year-old meat-processing worker Chiewelthap Mariar was ordered to keep working after being fired. His bosses called the police, who shot him dead

General Elections - Sweden Swedish general elections go to the wire

According to the latest projections, the opposition parties together are likely to have a single seat lead over the incumbent coalition led by Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson

Refugees on Greece-Turkey border Syrian child reported dead as asylum seekers left stranded in Greece-Turkey border area

A 5-year-old Syrian girl has reportedly died as a group of 39 asylum seekers remained stranded on an islet on the Evros River this week. Some members of the group have been stranded for weeks after being pushed back and forth by the Turkish and Greek authorities

WHO: Biggest factors behind migration are climate change and war

A new WHO report on the health of refugees and migrants warns about the impacts of weak health systems, war, and climate change

Rights groups and trade unions protest UK government’s Rwanda deportation policy

Despite the postponement of a flight to deport refugees to Rwanda after an intervention by the European Court of Human Rights, the UK Home Office has reiterated its commitment to the policy

Melilla Massacre: How Spanish-Moroccan collusion left dozens of refugees dead

At least 37 African refugees were killed in Melilla on June 24 when security forces opened fire on them. Along with Spanish forces, Moroccan forces also participated in this operation.

Massacre of African refugees in Spanish colonial enclave of Melilla just ahead of NATO’s Madrid Summit a mere coincidence?

Spain is seeking NATO protection for Melilla, where the massacre occurred, and Ceuta, its other colonial enclave on the North African coast. The NATO Summit has declared irregular migration from Africa to be a threat to the “state security” of its members

In Italy, migrants and refugees take to the streets for peace and social justice

Migrants movements are calling for a two-day mobilization asking for peace, work, housing and the regularization of undocumented people

Number of forcibly displaced people more than doubles in a decade to cross 100 million

For the first time in human history, the number of forcibly displaced people in the world has crossed 100 million.

Sudan Darfur armed attacks “Security situation in Darfur remains very dangerous”

Reiterating the call for a UN force to protect the displaced who have been “left at the mercy of militias,” Adam Rojal, spokesperson of Darfur’s refugees and IDPs, told Peoples Dispatch that violence in Darfur is part of the military junta’s campaign “to kill the surviving victims of genocide and war crimes” 

Forcible displacement UNHRC Wars and conflicts forced over 100 million people to leave their homes globally

According to the UNHRC, due to the rise in wars and violence globally, the number of people forcibly displaced has more than doubled since 2012. The numbers are almost equally divided between those internally displaced and refugees

Report finds 193 million people faced acute food insecurity in 2021 and other stories

Today we look at the UN’s report on rising acute food insecurity, mass displacement amid violence and massacres in Darfur, and more