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Graphic novel sheds light on status of Roma women

A new comic that is available online takes a novel approach to highlighting the situation of one of the most excluded grou

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Caution urged in relocation of migrants from Europe to Turkey

The lack of safeguards regarding the relocation of migrants and refugees from Europe to Turkey under a new deal is a cause of concern for the UN refugee agency, UNCHR.

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UN chief condemns deadly Istanbul attack as 'appalling violence'

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned today's bombing in the Turkish city of Istanbul and called for the perpetrators to be brought to justice, consistent with human rights obligations.

“Tragic and shameful” that Syrians can’t go home, says Jolie-Pitt

Syria’s war has reached another “grim milestone,” as the country marks five years of war, according to the UN refugee agency UNHCR.

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UN chief condemns terrorist attack in Turkish capital

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the terrorist attack that reportedly killed and wounded dozens of people in the Turkish capital of Ankara earlier today.

UN rights expert calls on Turkey to reverse seizure of independent media group

An independent United Nations human rights expert today called on the Government of Turkey to relinquish State control over Feza Media Group, which includes the Zaman newspaper.

Ban condemns explosion reportedly caused by car bomb in Ankara

Secretary-General has condemned the explosion reportedly caused by a car bomb in the Turkish capital, Ankara, today, which reportedly killed more than two-dozen people.

Turkey: UN rights chief concerned by actions of security forces and clampdown on media

The United Nations human rights chief today called on the Turkish authorities to respect the fundamental rights of civilians in its security operations and to promptly investigate the alleged shooting of a group of unarmed people after “shocking” video footage of the event.

“Jobs mean dignity” says new refugee chief visiting camps

“Jobs mean dignity” the new head of the UN Refugee Agency, has been telling Syrians who have been forced to flee their country.

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UN condemns ‘despicable’ terrorist bombing in Istanbul’s Sultanahmet District

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today condemned the terrorist bombing in Sultanahmet Square in Istanbul, Turkey, calling it a “despicable crime targeting the heart of Istanbul’s tourist district.”