Is the Geneva Refugee Convention living up to the times?
29 July 2021 | 10:05 am
As the UN document turns 70 years old, experts say there is a lack of political will to implement the rights of refugees under the agreement. Countries in Africa are already moving beyond it.
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The top human rights court in Europe has found Hungary guilty of violating the rights of a refugee who died in 2016. Hungary has one of the worst records on refugee protections in Europe.
Asylum seekers in Greece have had to leave their apartments and move back into refugee camps. Athens says that standards in the camps are high, but migration experts say it's an attempt to deter others.
Since the Taliban retook power in Afghanistan in August 2021, thousands of Afghan families have found refuge in neighbouring Pakistan. Many Afghans decided to flee their country in order for their daughters to have an education, the Taliban having imposed a ban on secondary and higher education for girls. Pakistan does not offer real prospects of integration or employment to refugees.
Ryyan Alshebl is a Syrian refugee who has been elected mayor of the southern German village of Ostelsheim.
11-year-old Syrian refugee Hussain Besou is making history as he becomes Germany's youngest ever national chess player. He will play for the German national team at the Mitropa Cup in Croatia later this month.
The UN refugee agency warned that bloodshed in Sudan could cause 800,000 people to leave for neighboring countries. Meanwhile, clashes in Khartoum have undermined an extended truce. DW has the latest.
The French medical charity Doctors Without Borders has warned of a looming health crisis in Kenya's Dadaab refugee complex. The camp hosts nearly 300,000 refugees from Somalia and neighboring countries.
At the European Games in Krakow, Poland, boxer Cindy Ngamba stands out as one of the four athletes representing the Refugee Team. She was born in Cameroon but now has refugee status in the UK. She dreams of representing Team Britain at the Olympics.
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