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Human rights activists call on authorities to investigate police misconduct during Hindu spring festival in Dushanbe
The NGO Coalition Against Torture called on the Tajik authorities to promptly investigate the police actions during Celebrations marking a Hindu spring festival in Dushanbe, BBC reported on 20 May.
On 18 May, the United Nations refugee agency launched the Nobody Left Outside campaign that calls on the private sector to contribute funds for shelter solutions for two million refugees.
A week of strikes has begun in France in response to new labour reforms introduced without parliament’s approval. Though the reforms have already been forced through, supporters of industrial action remain undeterred.
A criminal court in Cairo sentenced Ali Abdeen, a photographer for the news website
The rise of violent extremism, the effects of forced displacement, extreme weather events and other challenges are taking a heavy toll on the health and integrity of families in crisis situations, United Nations
Council of Europe: Report on refugees’ situation in Greece and «the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia»
A new report addressing the situation of refugees and migrants in Greece and «the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia» was published on 11 May by Special Representative on Migration and Refugees of the Council of Europe’s Secretary General Tomáš Boček.
French trade unions decided to conduct mass strikes and protest meetings against labour reform on 17 and 19 May. They called the draft law which eases conditions for laying off workers, reducing wages, and increasing the
On 9 May, United Nations
United Nations humanitarian coordinators called on to stop widespread conflict and humanitarian crises in the Middle East and North Africa
As world leaders prepare to gather for a first World Humanitarian Summit in Turkey later this month, the United Nations humanitarian coordinators for the Middle East and North Africa today called on the international community to assume its responsibility in finding solutions to end the widespread conflict and humanitarian crises in the region.
Some 75 million school-age children in crisis areas around the world are in desperate need of educational support, according to a new report by UNICEF which comes ahead of the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul on 23 and 24 May.