News in Brief 29 March 2017 (PM)

Latest Mediterranean tragedy shows value of search-and-rescue: UNHCR

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News in Brief 24 March 2017 – Geneva (AM)

Myanmar violations to face international inquiry

An international probe has been set up to investigate rights abuses against Muslim communities in Myanmar.

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News in Brief 23 March 2017 (AM)

“We are failing the children of Syria,” says UNICEF director

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News in Brief 20 March 2017 (AM)

“Fundamentally not appropriate” that disabilities committee has lone woman

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Think before making the dangerous crossing to Yemen, musicians urge

During 2016, more than 117,000 refugees arrived in war-stricken Yemen, according to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), despite the escalating conflict there.

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News in Brief 10 March 2017 (PM)

UNHCR assisting thousands of newly displaced in Yemen

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News in Brief 7 March 2017 (PM)

UNHCR building more camps to accommodate Mosul displaced

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News in Brief 3 March 2017 (AM) – Geneva

Sri Lanka’s slow progress on justice for past crimes “risks derailing peace”

A lack of progress in bringing to justice those responsible for gross human rights crimes in Sri Lanka risks derailing a lasting peace there.

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