Conventions and definitions

Conventions and definitions

The United Nations Convention Relating to the status of Refugees is the cornerstone in the body of laws that establish standards for refugee protection.

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14. Apr. 14

Mass arrests of Somalis in Kenya

Last week over 4,000 people, mainly Somali refugees, have been arrested in Kenya. The arrests have been part of a national security operation to curtail terrorism...

08. Apr. 14

Conclusion of winter assistance in Tajikistan

To help vulnerable refugees and asylum seekers cope with freezing wintertime temperatures, the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) in Tajikistan conducted a distribution...

03. Apr. 14

DRC working to resume assistance in Western Myanmar

Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is exploring ways to return to delivering assistance in Rakhine State after riots last week forced most of the humanitarian community...

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