UNITED NATIONS, New York – Monday, 19 September 2016 – World leaders came together at the United Nations General Assembly today to adopt the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants which expresses the political will of world leaders to protect the rights of refugees and migrants, to save lives and share responsibility for large movements… Read More »
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The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is deeply concerned about the recent attacks against foreign nationals, including refugees and asylum seekers, in some parts of South Africa. UNHCR condemns the attacks and is committed to supporting the South African Government in its prevention and response efforts.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is deeply concerned over the resurgence of attacks against migrants that have been going on and continue to spread throughout Durban and other parts of South Africa for the past two weeks. IOM calls for urgent collective interventions by the government, media, and the civil society in preventing violence… Read More »