Dadaab, established almost 30 years ago, hosts about half of Kenya’s refugees.
Human rights organisations worry that the UNHCR may be helping refugees return to war zones and, as an enabler of repatriation, are helping Kenya to violate refugees' rights
Young family practising dressmaking in a vocational training centre in Kakuma refugee camp.
Refugee self-reliance is a laudable goal, yet self-reliance agendas must account for refugees' individual circumstances.
Tens of thousands fled the DRC during fighting between rebels and government troops.
The lengthy nature of some of Africa's wars is one of the main hindrances to ending the "refugee cycle".
Kigeme refugee camp in Rwanda.
Helping refugees find avenues to generate income and live independently from aid can be positive for donors, agencies, and refugees alike.
A young girl protesting at a rally to bring refugees on Nauru and Manus Island to Australia.
The refugee and migration compacts are not perfect, but they offer the chance for countries to do better by people on the move, and should be joined.
International outrage led to Aung San Suu Kyi falling from grace after Myanmar unleashed violence against the Rohingya.
Human Rights Day might not be a reason for celebrations. But it's a useful reminder of what's been achieved over 70 years.
Medicins san Frontieres estimates that so far, over 13,000 Rohingya Muslims have died in the conflict.
A new report recommends the UN Security Council refer members of the Myanmar military – and potentially some Rohingya forces – to the International Criminal Court.
Reham (aged nine) and her sister Fatima (age seven) have lived most of their lives as refugees in Lebanon.
Abdul Aziz al-Khalaf
Reham and her family are among an estimated 1.5m Syrian refugees living in limbo in Lebanon.
Nikki Haley, the United States’ Permanent Representative to the United Nations, has announced the US will withdraw from the UN Human Rights Council.
The UN human rights council can certainly be improved, but the worst way to do that is by walking away.
Egenie told her story for her father whom she describes as her friend and mentor.
Wider access to technology has increased possibilities to share stories via digital means.
One of the refugee camps in Dadaab, northern Kenya, where more than 300,000 call home.
Kenya may never close Dadaab, but it has good reasons for wishing to do so
Protesters in South Africa, highlight the plight of immigrants forced into slavery in Libya.
The decision to repatriate migrants is a welcome intervention. But, it fails to consider the fundamental causes.
People move around the outskirts of Dagahaley settlement at Kenya’s Dadaab Refugee Camp.
UN Refugee Agency special envoy Ambassador Mohamed Abdi Affey, explains what caused the reversal of the decision to close Dadaab, and what the future holds for Kenya's Somali refugees.
Journey stops here: African migrants rescued by the Libyan coastguard.
The proposal ignores how bad the EU is at sharing responsibility for asylum seekers.
The University of Canberra’s Michelle Grattan and Frances Shannon discuss the week in politics.
The government says its position has always been that none of those on Manus Island and Nauru would ever be allowed to come here.
The fracas between the United Nations high commissioner for refugees (UNHCR) and the government over whether Australia agreed to settle a handful of the Manus Island/Nauru boat people with family here…
On ABC TV’s The Drum on Monday, author Antony Loewenstein called for a sports boycott of Australia. Loewenstein’s argument was that such a move from other countries could force a change in approach to…
Filippo Grandi urged an immediate end to Australia’s offshore processing of refugees.
The UNHCR has accused Australia of breaking its word by refusing to allow refugees on Manus Island and Nauru with family in Australia to settle here.
A brother and sister take shelter from aerial attacks in the rebel-held territory of the Nuba Mountains in South Kordofan.
The world has turned its back on the Nuba people of Sudan. Despite the critical need for food, none of the organisations involved in helping people in dire need have attempted to deliver aid to them.
The scale of contemporary forced human displacement is unprecedented and difficult to comprehend. The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has just reported staggering statistics. As of…