User: basavapatna Topic: Refugees
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Nauru guards accused of assaulting children 24.4.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

Exclusive: Charity worker's letter says guard hit girl so hard on head that she fell to the ground

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Gay youth from Hyderabad granted refugee status in Australia (Cached) 24.4.2014 TOI: Hyderabad Times
A 25-year-old gay Indian student, who fled to Australia to escape a forced marriage arranged by his family, has been granted refugee status ...
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Gay Indian Youth Goes to Australia to Escape 'Arranged Marriage' (Cached) 24.4.2014 Outlook Wires
A 25-year-old gay Indian student who fled to Australia to escape a forced marriage arranged by his Muslim family has been granted refugee status.
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Indian gay student forced into arranged marriage granted asylum in Australia (Cached) 23.4.2014 Hindustan Times: India
A gay student who fled India to escape his oppressive family and an arranged marriage has been granted refugee status in AustralianbspThe 25yearold commerce graduate lives with his shyboyfriend in New South Wales ...
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South Sudanese refugees struggle to adjust to life in Uganda in pictures 23.4.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page

Fighting in South Sudan between forces loyal to President Salva Kiir and rebel troops has left thousands dead and forced almost a million people to flee their homes. The unfolding humanitarian catastrophe has put 5 million people at risk of food shortages, the UN has warned. Photojournalists Will Rose and Kajsa Sjölander visited refugee camps in Adjumani, northern Uganda, with Plan International and the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent societies. They met ordinary people battling to keep their families together and create a sense of normality in exceptionally challenging circumstances

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Indian Gay Student Granted Asylum in Australia 23.4.2014 newindianexpress.com
A gay Indian student, who fled his country to escape his oppressive family and an arranged marriage, has been granted refugee status in Australia.
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South Sudan: Bentiu atrocity will not be the last unless pleas for help are heard 23.4.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
Humanitarian workers make desperate call for international assistance as numbers of wounded and displaced people soar

The massacre in Bentiu, South Sudan, has shaken even hardened humanitarian workers. The UN's development and humanitarian coordinator, Toby Lanzer, called it perhaps the most shocking circumstances he had faced. Civilians were killed in the town's main hospital, in a Catholic church and in the Kali-Ballee mosque. A week after the fighting, bodies still litter the streets.

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India conveys deep concern to UNSC over attacks in S Sudan (Cached) 23.4.2014 Zee News : India National
In the wake of last week`s attack on a UN base in South Sudan that injured two Indian peacekeepers, India has conveyed its "deep concern" to the Security Council over the continued hostilities and lack of political dialogue in the troubled nation.
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Court reserves decision on full hearing for asylum seekers data breach case 23.4.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

Asylum seekers argue that secretary of department should honour pledge to establish processes to deal with cases

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India Conveys Concern to UN Over Attacks in South Sudan (Cached) 23.4.2014 Outlook Wires
In the wake of last week's attack on a UN base in South Sudan that injured two Indian peacekeepers, India has conveyed its "deep concern" to the Security Council over the continued hostilities and lack of political dialogue in the troubled nation.
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UN Vehicle Hijacked by Suspected Somali Militants 23.4.2014 newindianexpress.com
A UN vehicle from northern Kenya's Dadaab refugee complex was hijacked by suspected Al Shabaab militants and taken to Somalia early Wednesday, a government official said.
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Australia's asylum policies repeatedly criticised by UN officials at conference 23.4.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

UNHCR criticises boat turnbacks and Cambodia resettlement plan, and claims Australia is not cooperating with investigation

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Arrests of accused in Muzaffarnagar riots continuing 23.4.2014 Hindu: National
Of 1,100-odd people, 450 have either surrendered or have been nabbed
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Syria to go ahead with Prez election 22.4.2014 Deccan Herald - Opinion
The Syrian army's successes of the past few months and the failure of the UN-sponsored Geneva peace conference to end the three-year conflict have prompted the Syrian government to call for a multi-candidate presidential election on June 3. Deputy foreign minister Faisal Mekdad said that without an election Syria would face a political and constitutional vacuum and argued that elections in Afghanistan, Iraq, Mali and other countries in turmoil are held without question. 'Why not Syria?' The US and its allies have, of course, condemned the move. The tide of battle in the Syrian civil conflict has turned decisively enough in favour of the government that it feels confident it can conduct an election although at most only half of those eligible to vote may be able to cast ballots because they are refugees living outside or displaced within the country. Insurgents are losing ground in the centre and south of the country and are calling for ceasefires and amnesty while the government is gradually restoring ...
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International relief agencies condemn violence in South Sudan (Cached) 22.4.2014 Zee News : World
Juba,International relief organisations in South Sudan have condemned the violence against civilians and have vowed to step up aid supplies across the country.
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`Almost one million` Syrian refugees in Turkey: PM (Cached) 22.4.2014 Zee News : World
The number of Syrian refugees in Turkey has reached "almost one million," Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday, while pledging to keep accepting those fleeing the war.
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Has Nilekani followed Pakistan’s NADRA in creating, enforcing Aadhaar? –Part XXXIV 22.4.2014 Moneylife
Is it just a coincidence that Tariq Malik of NADRA and Nandan Nilekani received awards at Milan ID World Congress for their similar work? Is Nilekani simply following the footprints of Malik in creating, enforcing biometric-based ID?
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International relief agencies condemn violence in South Sudan (Cached) 22.4.2014 New Kerala: World News
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Mizoram takes steps to repatriate tribal refugees (Cached) 22.4.2014 New Kerala: India News
Aizawl/Agartala, April 22 : Mizoram has undertaken a fresh initiative to take back the tribal refugees sheltering in neighbouring Tripura for the past 17 years after fleeing from their villages.
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UN evacuates 100 Muslims from C Africa capital (Cached) 22.4.2014 Zee News : World
The United Nations has evacuated almost 100 Muslims from the capital of the crisis-torn Central African Republic to "save their lives", according to officials.
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