News headlines for “Racism”, page 3

  1. From the Field: Transforming lives in Darién jungle

    - UN News

    A rising number of migrants are attempting the dangerous journey across the Darién jungle spanning the Colombia-Panama border. For Etzaida Rios, 35, the impact of providing hope and help runs deep.

  2. Displaced families uprooted by severe floods across Horn of Africa

    - UN News

    Severe floods in the Horn of Africa have affected tens of thousands of displaced families in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia, putting lives and livelihoods at risk, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Friday.

  3. Sudan: UNHCR warns Darfur atrocities of 20 years ago may reoccur

    - UN News

    Escalating violence across the Darfur region in Sudan has sparked fears that atrocities committed two decades ago could be repeated, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Friday, voicing grave concern over the development.

  4. 2023 likely hottest year on record; further spike expected with El Niño

    - UN News

    2023 is “almost certain to be the warmest year on record” after October smashed temperature highs, while the mercury will keep rising as the warming El Niño effect continues well into next year.

  5. World News in Brief: Protection call for refugees in Pakistan, ‘One Health’ plan launched, radio waves saving lives

    - UN News

    UN agencies on Friday called on Pakistan to continue protecting children and families seeking safety amidst rising concerns over the Government’s new ‘Illegal Foreigners Repatriation Plan’.

  6. Immediate de-escalation ‘only antidote’ to conflict in Syria

    - UN News

    The UN Special Envoy for Syria on Monday warned that civilians there are facing the “terrifying” prospect of a potential wider escalation given the uptick in violence in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory.

  7. Türkiye: Rebuilding lives in quake-affected communities

    - UN News

    The ancient city of Antakya, in Türkiye’s southeastern province of Hatay, was once a hub of history, culture and diversity. Today, it bears the scars of a series of catastrophic earthquakes that struck in February and an emergence of scattered signs of life.

  8. Pakistan urged to halt Afghan deportations to avoid ‘human rights catastrophe’

    - UN News

    Pakistan’s plan to deport “undocumented” foreign nationals will disproportionately affect more than 1.4 million Afghans in the country, the UN human rights office, OHCHR, said on Friday, expressing alarm.

  9. Over 114 million displaced by war, violence worldwide

    - UN News

    More than 114 million people worldwide have been forced to flee their homes by the end of September 2023, due to conflict, persecution and human rights violations, UN refugee agency UNHCR said on Wednesday.

  10. Human rights experts urge Pakistan to stop planned mass deportation of Afghans

    - UN News

    Pakistan should immediately cancel plans to deport 1.4 million Afghan nationals back to their country, independent experts appointed by the UN Human Rights Council urged on Tuesday.

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