Host countries should not only help refugees survive but also recognise their enormous talents and resourcefulness and help them thrive, says Melissa Fleming, UN Refugee Agency’s spokesperson.
Refugee & Asylum
- 30 September 2014
Refugee Council, Refugee Action and the British Red Cross have jointly challenged a series of hostile stories about asylum seekers published by the Daily Express last week.
- 25 September 2014
A Nigerian LGBT activist and nominee for the UK’s largest Diversity Award risks deportation because the Home Office doesn’t believe she is a lesbian.
- 22 September 2014
Amnesty International has asked the Turkish authorities to keep their country’s borders open to people fleeing conflict and human rights abuses in Syria and Iraq.
- 12 September 2014
This year’s Nansen Refugee Award will go to the Colombian women’s rights group “Butterflies” for helping women who have experienced torture or rape in their country.