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MIL-OSI United Nations: Nearly three million more displaced year-on-year, warns refugee agency chief, but solutions are within reach

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, Afghanistan, Africa, Aid, English, Global Bodies, Latin America, Lebanon, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Myanmar, Open Source Intel, Syria Conflict, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Nearly three million more displaced year-on-year, warns refugee agency chief, but solutions are within reach

Source: United Nations 2 The number of people forced to flee their homes last year rose by nearly three million to 68.5 million, the head of the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Tuesday, warning that the world’s displacement hotspots “are becoming hotter”. Citing ongoing, protracted violence around the globe and a lack of solutions to […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Forced displacement at record 68.5 million

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, Afghanistan, Aid, English, Global Bodies, Lebanon, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Myanmar, Open Source Intel, Syria Conflict, Thailand, Turkish Government, United Nations, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Forced displacement at record 68.5 million

Source: United Nations Wars, violence and persecution uprooted record numbers of men, women and children worldwide last year, making a new global deal on refugees more critical than ever, according to a UNHCR report published today. The UN Refugee Agency’s annual Global Trends survey found 68.5 million people had been driven from their homes across […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Forced displacement above 68m in 2017, new global deal on refugees critical

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, Afghanistan, Aid, English, Environment, Global Bodies, Human Rights, law, Lebanon, Legal, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Myanmar, Open Source Intel, Syria Conflict, Thailand, Turkish Government, United Nations, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Forced displacement above 68m in 2017, new global deal on refugees critical

Source: United Nations Wars, other violence and persecution drove worldwide forced displacement to a new high in 2017 for the fifth year in a row, led by the crisis in Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Sudan’s war, and the flight into Bangladesh from Myanmar of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees. Overwhelmingly it is […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Race against time for Rohingya refugees as monsoon rains, flooding and landslides continue

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate Change, Crude, Cyclone, Economy, English, Environment, Exploration, fish, Gas, Health, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, Myanmar, NATO, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oil, Open Source Intel, Oxfam New Zealand, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, United Kingdom, United Nations, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Race against time for Rohingya refugees as monsoon rains, flooding and landslides continue

Source: Oxfam New Zealand While 5000 Kiwis take part in Oxfam’s Ration Challenge in support of refugees this World Refugee Week, Rohingya refugees are facing life-threatening rains and disease as monsoon rains continue to lash the camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. There have been over 130 landslides, 3,300 damaged shelters and 28,000 Rohingya refugees affected […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: UN mobilizes in Rohingya camps to support babies born of rape, as young mothers face stigma

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Crime, English, Global Bodies, Health, Human Rights, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Myanmar, NATO, Open Source Intel, Trade, United Nations, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: UN mobilizes in Rohingya camps to support babies born of rape, as young mothers face stigma

Source: United Nations 2 Members of the mainly-Muslim minority community began fleeing Myanmar’s Rakhine state last August following a military crackdown targeting extremists, during which homes were destroyed, men and boys killed, and countless women and girls raped. In early May, UN News published a special report highlighting the concerns being voiced by several leading […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: UN rights chief slams ‘unconscionable’ US border policy of separating migrant children from parents

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, English, Global Bodies, Human Rights, International Law, Justice, Korea, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Myanmar, north korea, Open Source Intel, Syria Conflict, United Nations, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: UN rights chief slams ‘unconscionable’ US border policy of separating migrant children from parents

Source: United Nations 2 As part of his final global update, the United Nations human rights chief on Monday voiced his deep concern over recently-adopted United States border protection policies that have seen hundreds of migrant children forcibly separated from their parents. “In the past six weeks, nearly two thousand children have been forcibly separated […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: FROM THE FIELD: Rohingya babies conceived out of ‘incomprehensible brutality’

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, English, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Myanmar, Open Source Intel, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: FROM THE FIELD: Rohingya babies conceived out of ‘incomprehensible brutality’

Source: United Nations MIL OSI A photojournalist has been talking of the “incomprehensible brutality” described to him by Rohingya refugees who are carrying babies after being raped. Brian Sokol travelled with the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, to Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh to interview and photograph Rohingya refugee women who had fled Myanmar over the last […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Mizoram Chakma Autonomous Council Chief calls on DoNER Minister Dr Jitendra Singh

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, Government of India, India, MIL OSI, Myanmar, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Mizoram Chakma Autonomous Council Chief calls on DoNER Minister Dr Jitendra Singh

Source: Government of India The Chief Executive of Mizoram Chakma Autonomous District Council (CADC), Shri Shanti Jiban Chakma called on the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh here today and discussed […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Thailand Has Undertaken Efforts to Carry Out ACMECS Reforms

By   /  June 17, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Culture, Economy, Employment, English, Exports, Government of Thailand, India, Investment, MIL OSI, Myanmar, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Technology, Thailand, Tourism, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Thailand Has Undertaken Efforts to Carry Out ACMECS Reforms

Source: Government Of Thailand Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha stated that ACMECS, comprising Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, and Viet Nam, is facing many challenges amidst globalization and rapid changes in this digital age. Thailand has undertaken concerted efforts over the years to carry forward the implementation of ACMECS reforms. In his opening remarks at […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: ASIA/MYANMAR – Conflict in the Kachin state: new appeal for truce

By   /  June 16, 2018  /  Agenzia Fides - MIL OSI, Asia, Asia Pacific, English, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, MIL OSI, Myanmar, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: ASIA/MYANMAR – Conflict in the Kachin state: new appeal for truce

Source: Agenzia Fides – MIL OSI Headline: ASIA/MYANMAR – Conflict in the Kachin state: new appeal for truce Yangon – In different parts of the Kachin State of Myanmar, a Burmese state with a Christian majority population, the conflict between the Burmese Army and the Kachin Independence Army has intensified: says a note by the […]

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