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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

Humans without rights: Refugees and access to COVID-19 vaccines

Although the 1951 Refugee Convention grants refugees equal health rights as host populations, this has not translated into practice when it comes to COVID-19 vaccines

2020 was the deadliest year for refugees on the Andaman Sea and Bay of Bengal, says report

Over 200 Rohingya refugees who took to the seas in 2020 died or went missing, according to a report by the UNHRC, the UN Refugee Agency. The number of women and children making such trips has increased

Syrian refugees Denmark Opposition grows to revocation of Syrian refugees’ residency permits by Denmark

Activists and human rights groups claim that the Danish government’s move to declare parts of Syria safe for the refugees and asking them to return is based on a wrong assessment of the ground realities

Uganda 2021 Presidential-Candidates On eve of Ugandan elections, presidential contender Bobi Wine faces renewed persecution

Bobi Wine, the leading opposition candidate, has continuously faced attacks and repression in his attempt to unseat long-term president Yoweri Museveni in the elections that will be held on January 14

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh Bangladesh government relocates hundreds of Rohingya refugees to remote Island 

So far over 3,400 refugees have been sent to the island of Bhasan Char, located in the Meghna river’s estuary, 40 miles away from the mainland. Critics say the island is prone to flooding

US sanctions Progressive International calls for end to US-imposed unilateral sanctions

Unilateral sanctions imposed by the US adversely impact nearly one-third of humanity in over thirty countries including Cuba, Iran and Venezuela

Ethiopian refugees in Sudan Sudan struggles to cope with refugees of war in Ethiopia’s Tigray region

As many as 43,000 refugees crossed over from Tigray into Sudan during the two-and-a half week-long military conflict between November 4-28. They are mainly in the El Gedaref and Kassala States

Nigeria EndSars EndSARS protests continue in Nigeria two days after killing of close to a dozen people

The attack on protesters in Lagos on Tuesday has led to further protests both in the country and abroad. Nigerians have been protesting for systemic changes in policing since early October

World Refugee Day Imperialist occupation and wars are the driving force behind the displacement of people

On World Refugee Day, June 20, we look at the root causes which force people to leave their homes across the world

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