The United Nations Refugee Agency has criticised a decision by the Supreme Court of the United States allowing the administration of President Donald Trump to bar migrants, mainly from Central America, from seeking asylum in the country.
Violence in north-west Nigeria has forced around 20,000 refugees to flee to neighbouring Niger since April, the United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday.
The United Nations refugee agency evacuated 325 African refugees on Wednesday from Qasr BenGashir detention centre in southern Tripoli because of deteriorating security and escalating violence.
The United Nations refugee agency called Wednesday on the Italian government to allow 177 migrants trapped on a coastguard vessel near the Sicilian port of Catania to disembark “for humanitarian and medical reasons”.
The United Nations Refugee Agency has launched a major new campaign that calls on Africans to take action to solve the continent’s worsening refugee crisis.