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