Swiss vote to expel convicted foreigners must not put refugees at risk, says UN

The United Nations refugee agency today called on Switzerland to abide by the policy of no forced returns in order to protect refugees and asylum-seekers amid this week’s vote on expelling foreigners convicted of serious crimes.

UN agency welcomes Serbia-Croatia agreement on refugee, return issues

The United Nations refugee agency today welcomed an agreement reached between Croatia and Serbia to resolve their mutual refugee and return issues, and called on the two nations to ensure that it is translated into concrete action.