SHELBYVILLE, TENNESSEE, UNITED STATES (OCTOBER 28, 2017) (NBC)- About 300 white nationalists and neo-Nazis took to the streets of the small Tennessee city of Shelbyville on Saturday (October 28) to protest refugee resettlement in the state, which sued the federal government over the issue earlier this year. Continue reading
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) develops an innovation accelerator programme that is supporting young entrepreneurs in addressing reproductive health challenges in Rwanda. ‘Tantine’- an app developed by twins Sylvie and Sylvain Uhirwa – both medical students at the University of Rwanda. The app opens up a channel of communication on sexual and reproductive health issues to Burundian refugees living in Mahama Refugee Camp in the south of the country.
AMRITSAR, PUNJAB, INDIA (REUTERS)- The partition of India and Pakistan in 1947 led to one of the largest known mass migrations in the human history with millions of Hindus, Sikhs and Muslims displaced from their homelands. Continue reading
Norway displaces its neighbour Denmark as the world’s happiest country in a new report that assesses life expectancy, freedom, social support and corruption, among other measures.
Nigeria advises its citizens against any non-urgent travel to the United States until Washington clarifies its immigration policy, following several incidents of people with valid visas being denied entry.
Some of the world’s leading primatologists have warned that more than half of the world’s primate species are at risk of extinction, due to increasing anthropogenic pressures on their habitats. Jim Drury reports. Continue reading
The Canadian town of Emerson, Manitoba has become the front line of an emerging political crisis that is testing Canada’s will to welcome asylum seekers
Germany will begin to “evaluate” mobile phone data of migrants whose identity is in question and speed up the deportation process of people who were denied refugee status, the country’s interior minister said.
After a U.S. federal immigration agents arrest hundreds of undocumented immigrants, the Consul General of Mexico to New York educates day laborers about what to do in case of an immigration raid.
Refugees and migrants are dying in Europe’s sudden cold weather and governments must do more to help them, the U.N. says.