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Nigeria displaced are “on point of starvation”

In Nigeria, the terror campaign carried out by Boko Haram extremists and the government’s efforts to defeat them have left civilians malnourished to the point of starvation, a leading UN rights expert has said.

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Climate change “major” cause of displacement in Mexico: UN expert

Climate change is a major cause of displacement in Latin America, including in Mexico, a UN independent expert has said during a recent visit to Mexico City.

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South Sudan leaders urged to take concrete measures towards peace

Fighting between rival forces has been continuing on Monday in South Sudan’s capital, Juba.

This follows several days of deadly clashes that began ahead of the country’s fifth independence anniversary on Saturday.

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Political solutions needed to “unlock” African displacement crisis

Political solutions need to be found to “unlock” the crisis of displacement in Africa, according to a UN Special Rapporteur who focuses on the human rights of internally displaced persons, or IDPs.

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Syria “epicentre” of global displacement crisis

Syria has become the global “epicentre” for the displacement of people according to a UN independent expert who focuses on human rights issues.

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