Andrej Mahecic

Millions of people in stateless ‘limbo’, warns UNCHR

People in every region of the world who do not have a nationality face a “day-to-day struggle” in accessing basic human rights such as education, healthcare and work, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Tuesday.

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Horrors of sexual violence against Syrian boys and men revealed

Disturbing details have emerged of a little-known side to the Syrian conflict: sexual violence against boys and men.

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News in Brief 17 October 2017 (AM)

UNHCR concerned about stranded Rohingya refugees

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News in Brief 03 October 2017 (PM)

Scale-up aid to Myanmar refugees in Bangladesh: UN officials

Two senior UN officials are calling for scaled-up assistance to support thousands of people who have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar over the past six weeks.

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News in Brief 29 September 2017 (PM)

Flash appeal to help hurricane-affected Dominica

Humanitarians are appealing for US$31 million to support the Caribbean island of Dominica, hit hard by Hurricane Maria, the United Nations has announced.

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News in Brief 29 September 2017 – Geneva (AM)

At least 60 Rohingya feared dead in boat tragedy “easily in sight of land”

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