Abdul Matin Rahimzay, the Taliban’s head of refugees and returnees affairs in Kabul, says about 1,005 displaced families from the Shahr-e-Naw Park in downtown Kabul have been relocated in collaboration with different aid agencies.
"There is space for discussion and engagement on human rights issues, including women and minorities rights," says UN refugee chief Filippo Grandi after having talks with Taliban officials during his visit to Afghanistan.
On the heels of UN refugee agency's warning of "a larger crisis that is just beginning" in Afghanistan, an EU draft shared by Reuters shows the bloc is aiming for stricter policies to curb refugee influx from Afghanistan following Taliban takeover.
UN spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said aid is not reaching as many people as it should as “very little is being allowed in” as humanitarian situation at high risk of deteriorating.
UN says conflicts in Syria, Africa's central Sahel region, DRC, Mozambique, Somalia, and Yemen continue to uproot people, arguing displacements will grow "unless world leaders stop wars."
UN refugee agency says one percent of all humanity displaced by conflict, repression and upheaval. Myanmar, Afghanistan, Syria, South Sudan, and Venezuela hard hit.
Traffickers and armed groups have exploited the country's security vacuum, turning it into a hellhole for migrants.
Aid agencies say more than 110 migrants were missing and scores feared drowned after their overloaded boat sank off the Libyan coast.
Delegation of the Council of Europe (CoE) led by Secretary General Thorbjrn Jagland meets Turkish ministers in the capital Ankara.
Eight countries requested the UN to discuss the fate of Rohingya Muslims as Amnesty International reported the Myanmar security forces’ devastating campaign against them in Rakhine state is "far from over."
Repatriation of some 688,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees planned by Myanmar and Bangladesh hits roadblock after fears that decision would be forced on them.
The UN migration agency says Libya is holding close to 15,000 people in dozens of detention centres across the country.
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