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News comment: UNHCR voices concern over removal of Rohingya refugees outside its office in New Delhi, India
UNHCR is concerned about 88 Rohingya refugees and asylum-seekers who were taken away by the law enforcement authorities from the front of our office in New Delhi.
The IOM and UNHCR are deeply saddened by the latest loss of life in the Central Mediterranean, after two boats capsized off Tunisia’s shores on 9 March.
UNHCR deplores the recent decision of the Hungarian government to extend a decree that authorizes the police to automatically and summarily remove anyone intercepted for irregular entry and stay.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is saddened by the passing of former Special Representative of the African Union in Somalia, Ambassador Nicolas Bwakira of Burundi.
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is threatening the lives and rights of refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls.
UNHCR and WFP appealed for US$266 million to end food ration cuts for over 3 million refugees in Eastern Africa.
UNHCR is alarmed at surging violence in north-west Nigeria which has fuelled displacement into neighbouring Niger’s Maradi region.
UNHCR is working to relocate thousands of Central African refugees away from dangerous conditions into safer sites further into the interior.
UNHCR is deeply concerned by a series of messages of distress it has been receiving from a group of 10 asylum–seekers currently in a detention facility in Tanzania.
With no end in sight to the violence fuelling the displacement crisis, nearly a third of the Central African Republic’s population of 4.7 million have been forced to flee.
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