Cameroon: 517 Nigerians, 313 asylum seekers forcibly deported from Cameroon

Cameroonian displaced people wait for food parcels at a food distribution center in Koza, in the extreme northern province, west of the Nigerian border, September 14, 2016. The Boko Haram insurgency has displaced millions of people in West Africa. REINNIER KAZE/AFP/Getty Cameroon has forcibly repatriated more than 500 Nigerians who had fled into the country due to the Boko Haram […]

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Bangladesh: Reject Rohingya Refugee Relocation Plan

Rohingya refugees look on inside their house at Balukhali Makeshift Refugee Camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, February 8, 2017.  © Reuters/Mohammad Ponir Hossain Provide Protection, Not Isolation on Flooded Island The Bangladeshi government should immediately drop its plan to transfer Rohingya refugees to an uninhabited, undeveloped coastal island, Human Rights Watch said today. Relocating the refugees from the Cox’s Bazar […]

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USA: Congress must permanently repeal muslim ban

Following the ruling of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Margaret Huang, executive director of Amnesty International USA made the following statement: “This ruling is obviously a relief, but it won’t end the turmoil and uncertainty that this inhumane ban is causing for thousands of families,” said Margaret Huang, executive director of AIUSA. “We’re concerned by reports that some border […]

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