Rohingya

Violence stalks UN's identity card scheme in Rohingya camps

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh fear ID system puts them at risk of forcible return as soldiers apply pressure tactics.

Violence stalks UN's identity card scheme in Rohingya camps

Bangladesh

Sanitary pads and panties: Rohingya women working to help others

Access to hygiene products has been made possible as Rohingya women in Kutupalong refugee camp produce pads and panties.

Sanitary pads and panties: Rohingya women working to help others

Human Rights

ICC opens probe into crimes against Rohingya

The International Criminal Court has initiated a preliminary investigation into alleged crimes against the Rohingya.

ICC opens probe into crimes against Rohingya

Hungary

Migrant arrivals drop as Hungary enforces tough law

Viktor Orban's government accused of 'violently pushing people back' or making life 'miserable' in transit zones.

Migrant arrivals drop as Hungary enforces tough law

Syria's War

Protests in Idlib as UN warns against all-out offensive

Fillipo Grandi, head of UNHCR, cautions over fresh displacement from potential government push on last rebel stronghold.

UN renews warning against government offensive in Syria's Idlib

Europe

Is Greece seeing more initiatives to help educate refugee minors?

At least four million refugee children are out of school, but NGOs there are trying to help them get the education needed for a better life.

Syria's War

Russia: West obstructing aid to Syria, refugee returns

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov accuses the West of pressuring the UN to stay away from reconstruction efforts in Syria.

Lebanese FM: No reason for Syria refugees to stay in Lebanon

Syria's War

Rebels start evacuating Quneitra after giving up fight

Evacuation comes as UN calls for safe passage for estimated 140,000 civilians displaced by fighting in southwest Syria.

Lebanon

Lebanon and UN in spat over Syrian refugees' return

UN is angered by Lebanon's decision to freeze renewal of residency permits for staff.

Lebanon and UN in spat over Syrian refugees' return

Middle East

Lebanon's Syrian refugees hope to go home despite UN warnings

Thousands set to head back to Qalamoun region where fighting has subsided, but many still cannot return.

Asia Pacific

Tensions between Lebanon and UNHCR over Syrian refugees

Lebanon has long complained of the burden it carries; officials say the refugee crisis has cost the country more than $20bn.

Refugees

Facing pushbacks, more refugees reach Greece by land

Greek police detained 1,658 refugees and migrants in March after they crossed the border from Turkey by land.

Refugees increasingly entering Greece via land routes

Democratic Republic of the Congo

DRC violence risks 'spreading' as 22,000 flee in a week

UN warns ethnic fighting that has forced tens of thousands to seek shelter in neighbouring Uganda 'may spread further'.

DRC violence risks 'spreading' as 22,000 flee in a week

Rohingya

Rohingya 'still not allowed to return' to Myanmar

UNHCR head Filippo Grandi says refugees in Bangladesh in grave danger, with monsoon season beginning in March.

UN: Rohingya still not allowed to return to Myanmar

Refugees

Refugee ban in German city 'infringes human rights'

Lower Saxony decree prohibiting resettlement of recognised refugees condemned as an 'infringement of rights'.

Salzgitter ban a 'setback' for refugees in Germany