Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Topic: refugees and migrants

Sudan: Over 100,000 have now fled, says UNHCR

More than 100,000 people have now fled Sudan to neighbouring countries in search of safety, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Tuesday.

UK’s Nationality and Borders Bill; Biggest attack on refugees, migrants in recent memory

The Bill represents one of the biggest attacks on the rights of refugees, migrants, Muslims, people of color, and LGBT+ people seeking sanctuary in Britain.

Abdul Ali (player 199) – The true MVP of Squid Game

Episode 4 describes Ali as the quintessential South Asian, working class Immigrant. The exact words used are – “Strong and Dependable like the anchor of a ship”!. However, very much like in the real world , Ali is both lauded and exploited by his team mates for the same qualities.

Provide refugee status to the people of Myanmar, demands CPIM

The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has expressed its deep concern at the Central Government’s instruction to the North-Eastern state governments to check the influx of people coming in from Myanmar.

UN appeals for rescue of Rohingya adrift in Andaman Sea

The UN refugee agency (UNHCR), on Monday, called for immediate efforts to search and rescue a group of Rohingya refugees, who have been adrift on the Andaman Sea for over a week.

About 60,000 migrants have died or gone missing since 2014, states AP report

The IOM's tally, which mainly focuses mostly on migrants heading to Europe, stood at 28,500 as of October 1. The Associated Press reported on Thursday that an additional 28,300 people had either died or gone missing according to data it compiled from international groups, forensic records, missing persons reports, death records, and interviews with migrants and refugees.