WORRIES MOUNT OVER HUMAN COST OF US SANCTIONS ON VENEZUELA

8th July 2019 . by incontext_adm

8 JULY 2019 (SOURCE: FINANCIAL TIMES) – As the refugee exodus from once-wealthy Venezuela accelerates, concerns are mounting over the extent to which US economic sanctions are exacerbating the suffering of a population already beset by shortages of food, medicine and fuel. Punitive US measures have included cutting off Venezuela’s access to most of the US financial system, freezing the assets of…

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AIRSTRIKE ON TRIPOLI MIGRANT DETENTION CENTRE LEAVES AT LEAST 40 DEAD

3rd July 2019 . by incontext_adm

3 JULY 2019 (SOURCE: THE GUARDIAN) – An airstrike has hit a detention centre for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital of Tripoli, killing at least 40 people and wounding 80, a health official said. It is the highest publicly reported toll of an airstrike or shelling since eastern forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar…

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ROHINGYA REPATRIATION DELAYED TILL 2019

22nd November 2018 . by incontext_adm

By Alex Pollock Bangladesh’s plans to tackle the Rohingya refugee crisis are set to be stalled until the new year with repatriation and relocation programmes only likely be revisited after year-end general elections, a top Bangladeshi official said on Sunday [18 November]. Abul Kalam, Bangladesh’s refugee relief and repatriation commissioner, told Reuters “a new course…

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ISSUE 187 |1 FEBRUARY 2018

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EU GOVERNMENTS COMPLICIT IN MIGRANT TORTURE IN LIBYA, SAYS AMNESTY

12th December 2017 . by incontext_adm

12 DECEMBER 2017 – European governments are knowingly complicit in the torture and abuse of refugees and migrants in Libya, Amnesty International has alleged. In an effort to stem migration, the EU is actively supporting a “system of abuse and exploitation” on Libyan shores, the group said in a report. EU funds are going to authorities…

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ISSUE 180 | 14 SEPTEMBER 2017

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ISSUE 179 | 31 AUGUST 2017

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