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  1. Burundi refugees in Tanzania living in fear: UN rights experts

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    The rights of refugees and asylum seekers who have fled Burundi for Tanzania must be respected, experts appointed by the UN Human Rights Council said on Tuesday in an appeal to authorities in both countries. 

  2. Migrants left stranded and without assistance by COVID-19 lockdowns

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    Travel restrictions during the COVID pandemic have been particularly hard on refugees and migrants who move out of necessity, stranding millions from home, the UN migration agency, IOM, said on Thursday. 

  3. UNRWA chief reports on despair and hope among Palestinians, as US announces $150 million in aid

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    Despair is growing in Palestinian refugee camps across the Middle East, but signs of hope are sprouting amid ongoing occupation, economic hardship and the COVID-19 pandemic, the head of the UN agency that supports this population reported on Wednesday.

  4. Why we should support refugee athletes’ Olympic medal hopes in Tokyo: UNHCR

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    Ahead of Tokyo 2021, it’s never been more important to support the refugee athletes who have escaped conflict and persecution and who continue to train, despite the challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  5. UNHCR urges greater protection for Sahel communities after deadly attack

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    Ten days after armed groups carried out a deadly attack on three villages near the western Niger town of Tillia, UN humanitarians have repeated their call for greater protection of civilians and all those displaced by violence in the Sahel.

  6. Vintage French rugby pros tackle refugee integration in the vineyards

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    An association run by former rugby professionals in the French wine-making region of Bordeaux is supporting the integration of refugees, through career training, work opportunities and regular sports sessions.

  7. Deep concern for thousands of Eritrean refugees ‘scattered’ in Ethiopia’s Tigray

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    In Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region there’s deep concern for thousands of Eritrean refugees whose camps have been found burned to the ground, confirming satellite imagery and testimony from those who have fled attacks.

  8. CDs Become Weapon in Political Armoury

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    Kunasekaran Krishnan (43) is a member of the Socialist Party of Malaysia (PSM) who hopes his newly released CD of 10 'revolutionary songs' will help convince voters to back the opposition Pakatan Rakyat (People’s Alliance) in the general election that is widely expected to be held this year.

  9. Desert Opera Finds New Meanings

    - Inter Press Service

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    The imposing stronghold is almost transparent, barely noticeable, in the pitch- black desert. On top of the stands, with a thousand kilowatts at his finger’s tip, Avi Yona Bueno turns the night into lights, revealing sets, sites, and sounds. 'I’m god,' smiles the lighting designer. 'I’m god to my children.'

  10. Youth Reaffirm Indigenous Identity

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    Barefoot and clad in traditional clothes, over a hundred indigenous Aetas gathered around a bonfire in a community nestled in the mountains of Capas town, in the Philippines’ Tarlac province. They had come together to celebrate their traditions and to instill in youth a sense of pride in their cultural identity.

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