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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

Line 3 ruptures cause 300 million gallons of groundwater to overflow and other stories

Today we look at major ruptures caused during the construction of the Enbridge pipeline in the US, discriminatory treatment of refugees in Europe, and more

Humanitarian crisis in Ukraine Ukrainian government refuses Russia’s offer to evacuate civilians trapped in war zones as humanitarian situation worsens

Russia renewed its ceasefire offer on March 8 after Ukraine refused a similar offer on Monday to provide a humanitarian corridor for millions of Ukrainians stranded inside war zones in Kiev, Kharkiv, Mariupol and other major cities  

Nepal ratifies $500M Millennium Challenge Corp. pact amid protests and other stories

Today we look at the Millennium Challenge Corporation pact ratified by Nepal, racism against African refugees trying to flee the war in Ukraine, and more

Report: UK counterterrorism policy Islamaphobic, violates child rights and other stories

Today we look at the People’s Review of Prevent-UK’s “counter terrorism” strategy, the US DEA’s targeting of Bolivia’s coca growers’ movement, and more

Israel, Bahrain sign security cooperation pact after normalizing ties and other stories

Today we look at the security agreement between Israel and Bahrain, recent coups in West Africa and the ECOWAS response, and more

Protest against refugee deaths At least 27 refugees die attempting to cross English Channel

To prevent more deaths in the future, human rights groups in the UK have reiterated their demand for reforms in the hostile policies adopted by the Conservative government which force refugees to take unnecessary risks to enter the country

Sudanese forces lead violent crackdown on anti-coup resistance and other stories

Today we look at the growing violence against anti-coup protestors in Sudan, the killing of at least 2 civilians in a firing in Kashmir, and more

Housing Rights-Europe 1 ‘Landlord, Landlord, My roof has sprung a leak’

A brief account of recent actions by housing rights groups and grassroot community organizations across Europe in pursuit of dignified and affordable living

Saudi-led military coalition claims to have killed more than 160 Houthi fighters in Yemen

Fighting between the Saudi-led coalition and the Houthis has intensified around the city of Marib, one of the last strongholds of the western-backed Abd Rabbu Mansur Hadi in the north of the country

COVID-19 vaccination for refugees lags in west Asia

Most refugees living in poor countries in West and South Asia are being left behind in the vaccination programmes being undertaken by the respective governments for several reasons, including a shortage of adequate number of vaccine doses

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