UN agencies and Burma’s government hammered out text for an MoU paving the way for the repatriation of Rohingya refugees, UNCHR reported yesterday.
Protests erupting in Gaza as the US Embassy relocates to Jerusalem have left dozens dead, and highlight “an abysmal state of health care for Palestinian refugees in Israel,” writes Kenneth R. Rosen.
Conflicts and disasters uprooted 30.6 million globally in 2017, with few long-term solutions in sight.
An unprecedented flow of refugees is testing immunization services across Europe, revealing gaps that put the success of the European Vaccine Action Plan at risk, write Sally Hargreaves and colleagues.
Richard Toll, Senegal was once a “malaria microcosm” due to seasonal migrant workers flocking to the Senegalese Sugar Company, writes Amy Yee. But a public-private partnership has made remarkable strides fighting off the disease.
NGOs charged with delivering the vast majority of health care services in war-torn South Sudan are overwhelmed with demand for even basic services. Amid the conflict, the looming rainy season makes it even harder for services and patients to connect, writes Stefanie Glinski.
Pediatrician and activist Marsha Griffin describes herself as a “megaphone” for children and families who cross America’s southern border. She has doubled down since the election of Donald Trump.
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein delivered a blistering assessment today of the state of human rights around the globe.
Burma’s government has used guns and machetes to kill the Rohingya … but a more subtle form of ethnic cleansing is at work as well, writes Nicholas Kristof.
Desperate efforts to control the flow of migrants across the Mediterranean have put European countries on the offensive, leading to some questionable methods, writes Adam Nossiter.Italian authorities have reportedly negotiated with warlords controlling migration routes.