Tag Archives: Refugees

Clashes between two Rohingya groups, at least six refugees died

At least six refugees were killed and 10 others injured in clashes between two groups of Rohingya refugees at a camp in southern Bangladesh on Friday (22/10). Armed Police Force Commander Shihab Kaiser Khan, who oversees security at the camp, said the violence took place in Cox’s Bazar district when …

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Afghan Refugees Perform at South Korean Public Event

A number of Afghan refugees in South Korea appeared in public Wednesday (13/10), for the first time since they arrived in the country in late August. Upon arrival in South Korea, the refugees were placed in government facilities in Jincheon, about a two-hour drive from the nation’s capital. After a …

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Afghan Refugees Leave US Military Base

Some Afghan refugees are reported to have left US military bases before they were resettled. The number of “voluntary departures,” of about 700 refugees or possibly greater, is unprecedented. However, the phenomenon has raised concerns among immigration advocates concerned about the risks to Afghans surrendering to what is now an …

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The Immigration Status of Afghan Refugees in the US Is Diverse

Nearly 120,000 Afghans who were evacuated after the Taliban took over the country on August 15 are now in makeshift camps in various locations around the world, beginning the months or years process of being resettled abroad. The immigration routes for these Afghan refugees vary widely, depending on their occupation, …

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Red Cross Ready for Possible Exodus of Afghan Refugees

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies raised $24 million to prepare for the potential displacement of tens of thousands of Afghans to neighboring countries in the coming months. The refugee exodus, which was anticipated to occur after the Taliban took over Afghanistan in mid-August, has yet …

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Attack on Eritrean Refugees in Tigray is a ‘War Crime’

Eritrean refugees caught in the months-long war in Ethiopia have endured a range of abuses including executions and rapes that “are clearly war crimes,” human rights organization Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Thursday. A new report from the US-based human rights organization details the role of Eritrean soldiers and rebels …

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