October 11, 2021
UN Strikes Deal for Access to Bangladeshi Refugee Island
By Sebastian Strangio
The arrangement will grant UNHCR an official presence on Bhasan Char, which has been criticized for its remoteness and vulnerability to extreme weather.
September 16, 2015
UN Award Puts Spotlight on Educating Afghan Girls
By Catherine Putz
UNHCR honors an Afghan refugee for her indefatigable efforts to help girl refugees access education.
March 19, 2014
Uyghurs Test ASEAN's Refugee Credentials
By Luke Hunt
Despite facing religious and ethnic discrimination in China, Uyghur refugees are often sent back.