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  1. New US border policy poses risk to fundamental rights, warns UN’s Türk

    - UN News

    Recent Biden Administration border policy reforms “risk undermining the basic foundations of international human rights and refugee law”, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Volker Türk, said on Wednesday.

  2. New US border measures ‘not in line with international standards’, warns UNHCR

    - UN News

    Plans by the Biden administration to expand restrictions on people seeking refuge in the United States are “not in line with refugee law standards”, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Friday. 

  3. UN rights chief on Myanmar refugees and a future of ‘kindness, empathy and unity’

    - UN News

    Days after the latest sea rescue of Rohingya refugees by Indonesian fishing crews, UN human rights chief Volker Türk appealed on Friday for greater regional protections.

  4. UN refugee agency welcomes Indonesia's ‘act of humanity’ in rescuing migrants adrift at sea

    - UN News

    Indonesian fishing crews and local authorities who took part in rescuing more than 200 people adrift at sea, were hailed on Tuesday by the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, for their “act of humanity”. 

  5. 2022 Year in Review: 100 million displaced, ‘a record that should never have been set’

    - UN News

    A hundred million people were forced to leave their homes in 2022. The UN continued to help those in need in a myriad of ways, and push for more legal, and safe ways for people to migrate.

  6. UN refugee agency urges rescue of 190 desperate people adrift in Andaman Sea

    - UN News

    Some 190 desperate people are on the verge of perishing at sea, adrift somewhere between the Andaman Sea and the Bay of Bengal, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Friday, urging countries in southern Asia to rescue them.

  7. International Migrants Day: 280 million people leave home for ‘a better life’

    - UN News

    More than 280 million people have left their countries to pursue “opportunity, dignity, freedom, and a better life”, the UN chief said on Sunday, International Migrants Day.

  8. New UN report warns against ‘dehumanizing’ migrants looking for work

    - UN News

    No one should have to surrender their human right to migrate in order to find a living wage, the UN human rights office, OHCHR said in a new report published on Friday, highlighting the importance of temporary migratory labour programmes. 

  9. South Sudan: ‘Raw violence’ displaces thousands during ‘ruthless conflict’, UNHCR says

    - UN News

    Throughout South Sudan’s Greater Upper Nile Region “desperation is rising” as escalating armed conflict, which has displaced at least 20,000 people since August, have forced some to run for their lives up to four times, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Wednesday.

  10. Record support brings ‘hope for a brighter future’ for forcibly displaced: UNHCR

    - UN News

    Governments around the world pledged $1.13 billion on Tuesday to provide a lifeline to people displaced by war, violence and human rights violations, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Tuesday.  

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