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Eritrean and Tigrayan forces killed and raped refugees – Human Rights...

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Eritrean soldiers and Tigrayan militias raped, detained and killed Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia’s northern region of Tigray, an international rights watchdog said on Thursday. Human...

Amnesty International says Syrian refugees tortured on return

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Amnesty International said on Tuesday Syrian refugees who returned home were subjected to torture, detention and disappearance by security forces, urging governments to protect...

Uganda to take 2 000 Afghan refugees at US request

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Uganda said on Tuesday it had agreed to a request from the United States to take in temporarily 2 000 refugees from Afghanistan fleeing...

Calls to stop attacks on refugees in Tigray

The US is concerned about reported attacks against Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia's Tigray region, a State Department spokeswoman said calling for intimidation and attacks...

LGBT+ refugees call on UN for safe space after Kenya camp...

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LGBT+ people living in a refugee camp in northwestern Kenya urged UN officials on Friday to move them to a safer area following a...

Number of refugees fleeing Ethiopia to Sudan surpasses 20 000, UN...

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The number of people who have fled into Sudan from the conflict in northern Ethiopia has risen to at least 20 000, the UN...

Syria’s Assad says US pressure, sanctions obstructing return of refugees

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Syrian President Bashar al Assad on Wednesday blamed US sanctions and pressure on the United Nations and Syria’s neighbours for the reticence of more...

Thousands flee violence in Nigeria

Violence in north-west Nigeria forced 23 000 refugees to flee to Niger since April and raised concerns about deteriorating security, the UN refugee agency...

ISS: How Africa can reduce COVID-19’s impact on displaced persons

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Africa’s 25.2 million refugees, asylum seekers and internally displaced persons are some of the most vulnerable groups to COVID-19. They are hosted in areas...

Another migrant crisis could be brewing in Libya

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Following the migrant crisis which engulfed Southern Europe and the Mediterranean region in 2014-15, tensions between states affected and migrants have remained high. In...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...