Afghan Refugees Witnessed Protesting, Violating COVID Norms In Delhi
The Delhi police have filed a case against Afghan Solidarity Committee Chief Ahmad Zia Ghani, including other Afghan refugees who were found contravention of Covid-19 norms. Several Afghans on September 8 were found outside the UNHCR office, Delhi, demanding support letters for migration for better opportunities. However, none of the refugees have been arrested. Besides, only 7,000 out of 21,000 Afghan refugees have access to a valid refugee… read-more
Tags: afghan refugees, protest, Covid-19 guidelines, UNHCR
Courtesy: The Hindu
COVID Infection Found in Syrian Refugee Camp, 36,000 Under Threat
The United Nations(UN) Refugee agency on September 8, announced the outbreak of COVID-19 in a Syrian camp in Jordan, where more than 36,000 refugees reside. Reportedly, two people tested positive and have been transferred to quarantine wards, while more tests are being conducted. The refugee agency said, “It is a reminder that everyone has been affected, and solutions must be addressed through solidarity and cooperation”.
Tags: UNHCR, Refugees, syria, Civil war
Courtesy: AP News