Monday, April 21, 2014 - 08:45
The 300 Somalis held at Kasarani police station are living in squalid conditions of poor sanitation and overcrowding. The police station has a maximum capacity of 150 people.
Monday, April 21, 2014 - 08:43
If you have a beard or wear loose-fitting clothing associated with Muslims, you will be targeted, says Omar bin Omar as police carried out a security sweep of Somali neighborhoods amid alleged police abuses.
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 10:56
All seem almost equally unlikely -- yet some solution, or combination of solutions, must be found, because the end result of the status quo will only be more violence and economic turmoil across the region.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 07:34
Director-General of the Prime Ministry's Disaster Management Authority Fuat Oktay repeats call on international community for aid.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 07:32
“The ambassador met with the local council and the council of Tawergha elders,” head of Tawergha local council Andilrahman Al-Shikshack told the Libya Herald. The local council continues to operate and is based in the Al-Falah Tawerghan camp in Tripoli.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 07:11
Machnouk said Syrian refugees registered in Lebanon make up 27 percent of the country's population, while in Jordan they make up 10% percent of the population and in Turkey they make up 4 percent.
Monday, April 14, 2014 - 08:55
The United Nations refugee agency reports thousands of refugees fleeing the Central African Republic are arriving in Cameroon in horrific condition. Two senior officials who have just visited the region say the refugees report anti-Balaka militiamen are trying to prevent civilians from leaving the C.A.R. and are attacking them along the way.
Monday, April 14, 2014 - 08:18
The recent sighting of unidentified planes over Yida, South Sudan, and the aerial bombing of a nearby community have raised fears about the safety of refugees and aid workers in the highly militarized area, the United Nations said today, fearing these incidents might signal an increase in violence in the strife-torn country.
Monday, April 14, 2014 - 08:15
Somali refugees and asylum-seekers living in Kenya are being trapped in a catch-22 situation by the government’s counter-terrorism crackdown, Amnesty International said as thousands of Somalis continued to be rounded up by security forces in Nairobi.
Friday, April 11, 2014 - 08:38
The WFP is assisting more than half a million Syrian refugees in camps and communities in Jordan, primarily through monthly food vouchers, the UN agency said in a statement.