Cameroon, Nigeria discuss return of 4,000 refugees
Cameroon officials on Wednesday said it has concluded arrangements with neighbouring Nigeria for the return of 4,000 Nigerian refugees to their country by April 29. According to the region’s governor Midjiyawa Bakari, the refugees from Minawao camp, the only official refugee camp in Cameroon’s far North region, voluntarily opted to return home. “We have agreed…
Thousands protest Australia's refugee detention policy
Thousands of people marched across major Australian cities Saturday calling for an end to Canberra's offshore detention of asylum-seekers.
Refugee council raises the alarm over children malnutrition in northeast, others
The Secretary-General of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), Mr. Jan Egeland has disclosed that about 800,000 children are severely malnourished in Africa.In a statement yesterday, Egeland said the children under the age of five were mainly in Nigeria, Niger, Cameroon and Chad.
'Anybody could be a refugee': Ai Weiwei films global crisis
"A refugee could be anybody. It could be you or me," he said, pointing at past wars and an increasingly uncertain world order. "The so-called refugee crisis is a human crisis."
65 million people displaced worldwide
The number of people displaced worldwide has hit a new record, with 65.3 million people forced from their home as of the end of 2015, the UN said Monday.
Mayor to create refugee camp in Paris
The mayor of Paris said Tuesday she wanted to create a refugee camp in the French capital to replace makeshift camps that are swiftly closed down for health reasons.