Data maps crisis impacts for refugees under Trump's executive orders

Data maps crisis impacts for refugees under Trump's executive orders

(WNN Data Maps / Katherane Jones and Ezra Kaytaz from theconversation.com): On Holocaust Memorial Day 2017 and amid the world’s greatest refugee crisis since World War II, Donald Trump imposed a four-month suspension of all refugee admissions into the US and indefinitely banned entry to all Syrian refugees. The president’s executive order suspends the US’s […]

UN expert Rita Izsak wants unlawful Sri Lanka deportations to end

UN expert Rita Izsak wants unlawful Sri Lanka deportations to end

WNN Breaking (WNN/UNNC) United Nations Geneva, SWITZERLAND, WESTERN EUROPE: United Nations human rights experts have expressed their grave concern over the detentions and forced deportations of Pakistani asylum seekers in Sri Lanka back to their homeland where violent attacks against religious minorities have spiked in recent years. “States must guarantee that every single asylum claim […]

Every day should be World Refugee Day say advocates

Every day should be World Refugee Day say advocates

WNN Breaking (WNN) Strasbourg, FRANCE, WESTERN EUROPE: As World Refugee Day is recognized around the globe on June 20th the creators of this special day, the United Nations, is bringing attention to issues surrounding 45.2 million people worldwide today who are suffering under forced displacement and the narrowing life options, as well as no home […]

Paperless Palestinians in Norway continue to struggle without rights

Paperless Palestinians in Norway continue to struggle without rights

Dana Ali – WNN SOAPBOX (WNN) Oslo, NORWAY: Twenty-five Palestinian refugees who managed to escape persecution in Iraq and find their way to Norway they continue to live in harsh conditions after their asylum applications were refused. Some have deportation (‘forced relocation’) orders pending. The Norwegian immigration service based its decision with refusal of these […]