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  1. Airlines urged not to facilitate UK-Rwanda asylum transfers

    - UN News

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    Independent UN experts have expressed concern over the role airlines and aviation authorities could have in the unlawful removal of asylum seekers from the United Kingdom to Rwanda under an agreement between the two governments and the proposed Safety of Rwanda bill.

  2. ‘Fear and loss’ multiplies in Sudan exodus

    - UN News

    Over 8.5 million Sudanese have been forced to flee their homes in Sudan since the war between rival militaries erupted last April, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Tuesday.

  3. From Desperation to Determination: Indonesian Trafficking Survivors Demand Justice

    - UN News

    Working abroad can be a way for Indonesians to earn much more than they could at home, and provide for their families. However, for some the journey can turn into a nightmare, with long hours, wages withheld, and abuse. The UN is working closely with the government to help bring trafficked workers home.

  4. New $1.4 billion plan to support South Sudanese refugees

    - UN News

    The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, and partners on Thursday appealed for $1.4 billion this year to support more than two million South Sudanese refugees in five African countries and local communities hosting them.

  5. IOM report: 1 in 3 migrant deaths occurs on the move

    - UN News

    One in three migrant deaths happens while people flee conflict, the UN migration agency, IOM, said on Tuesday. More than two in three migrants whose deaths have been documented remain unidentified.

  6. Children of Gaza spread joy for Ramadan, despite the war

    - UN News

    Clusters of tents are cobbled together with any available fabric, plastic and wood, as Ramadan decorations, lamps and lanterns illuminate a crowded camp of displaced people in central Gaza, spreading a ray of hope amid the rubble of war.

  7. With internal displacement at a record high, aid chief backs action call

    - UN News

    The number of internally displaced people around the world is at a record high – well over 70 million – it’s a global crisis that needs collaborative solutions from the humanitarian community, the UN’s emergency relief chief said on Wednesday.

  8. World News in Brief, deadliest year for migrants, Syria refugee support crisis, Shamima Begum appeal

    - UN News

    The UN migration agency (IOM) announced on Wednesday that last year was the deadliest on record for migrants worldwide.

  9. 11 months into Sudan war, ‘world’s worst hunger crisis’ looms

    - UN News

    Nearly 11 months since rival generals declared war in Sudan, UN humanitarians warned on Wednesday that the conflict risks triggering “the worlds worst hunger crisis”.

  10. World News in Brief: Another month of extreme heat, Sudan exodus continues into Chad, Zero Discrimination Day

    - UN News

    February saw more extreme heat and unusually high temperatures in both hemispheres, the UN weather agency (WMO) said on Friday.

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