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UNHCR expected to brief Home Affairs Portfolio Committee on refugees’ crisis

9 March 2020, 1:00 AM

Parliament says the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is expected to brief the Home Affairs Portfolio Committee this week on the situation of refugees in Cape Town.

Fate of foreign nationals camping outside Cape Town Police Station hangs in the balance

3 March 2020, 11:22 PM

There is still no clarity on what will happen with around 200 foreign nationals who are now camping out close to the Cape Town Central Police Station.

Refugees and migrants confront riot police

Greek police fire teargas at protesting migrants, refugees on Lesbos

3 February 2020, 4:45 PM

Greek police fired teargas to disperse migrants and refugees protesting on Monday about conditions in migrant camps on the island of Lesbos and the slow pace of processing asylum requests.

African LGBT refugees plead UN for safe shelter after Kenya camp attacks

9 January 2020, 8:41 PM

Dozens of African LGBT+ refugees in northwestern Kenya’s sprawling Kakuma refugee camp pleaded on Thursday with the United Nations to relocate them to a safer place, saying they had suffered violent attacks.

Refugees in Cape Town still adamant they should be repatriated to another country

25 December 2019, 8:26 PM

Refugees living in the Cape Town Central Methodist Church are still adamant that they should be repatriated to another country other than their countries of origin.



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