Since 2017, a total of 5,017 refugees have left Niger to third countries through resettlement or complementary pathways, according to UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
High-profile European politicians, including the EU’s former foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, Italy’s current and former interior ministers and the current and former prime ministers of Malta, have been named as the subjects of a criminal complaint at the international criminal court alleging they conspired with Libya’s coastguard to illegally push back refugees trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea into Europe, The Guardian reported.
Some 114 refugees will travel from Libya to Italy on Wednesday, November 29, and be received by Italy’s national reception system, the Sant’Egidio Catholic lay peacemaking community, and Evangelical Churches, the Italian interior ministry said Tuesday.
UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said Tuesday it helped 32 refugees, including young children, leave on flights this week from Libya to be resettled in Canada and Norway, with logistical support from International Organization for Migration (IOM) Libya.
UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said it helped 29 refugees leave Libya on flights last week, to be resettled in Canada and Europe.
UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) resettled 21 refugees from Libya to Canada and Europe last week.
The number of people forced to flee conflict, violence, human rights violations and persecution has now crossed the staggering milestone of 100 million for the first time on record, propelled by the war in Ukraine and other deadly conflicts, according to UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Tuesday commended the release of 64 refugees from a detention center in the Libyan capital Tripoli.
UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development (ACTED) have completed extensive rehabilitation work at the obstetrics and gynaecology unit, Sebha hospital, as part of its Quick Impact Projects to promote social cohesion, according to UNHCR.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, urged the Libyan government on Friday to immediately address the dire situation of asylum-seekers and refugees in a humane and rights-based manner.