UN’s special representative on sexual violence in conflict says she is greatly concerned by allegations, including “a high number of alleged rapes” in Tigrayan capital Mekele, with evidence of abuse as a weapon of war coming in via the clinics.
Guatemalan migration authorities say some 3,500 out of 4,000 people who had gathered in Vada Hondo have already been returned to Honduras, several hundred children among them.
Several thousand Honduran migrants, driven by deepening poverty and unemployment, begin walking toward Guatemala in hope of warm reception by US authorities under Joe Biden's administration.
Frontex, Europe’s border security agency, faces questions over its complicity in violating the EU law.
A series of UN resolutions saved countless lives in Syria by pushing humanitarian relief where it was most needed.
Fighting between federal troops and militia of local political party erupted in northern Tigray region in November with about half of displaced fleeing after their homes were burned down.
The migrants have been left homeless in freezing and rainy conditions since their camp near the northwestern town of Bihac burned down last month.
Bangladesh reports just under 1,000 Rohingya refugees are in the latest group heading to Bhashan Char, despite opposition from rights activists.
Under the most trying of circumstances, Eritrean refugees found ways to harness creativity and foster channels for their voices to be heard.
Many Yemenis choose their own war-ruined homes over living like refugees elsewhere.
Some 2.3 million children in Ethiopia’s Tigray region are unable to receive humanitarian assistance, according to the United Nations Children’s Fund.
Meanwhile, Ethiopia said it is returning thousands of refugees who ran from camps in its Tigray region as war swept through, putting them on buses back to the border area with Eritrea, the country the refugees originally fled.
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