Syria, Afghanistan, Ukraine: how many refugee crises can the world cope with? | Anushka Asthana

On the borders of Turkey, a six-metre high wall in the snow is holding back a tide of people desperate to find a haven from tyrannyThe province of Van, in the east of Turkey, is a place of unbelievable beauty, where snow-covered mountains sweep out of …

Greta stands with Sami and Navalny on trial again: human rights this fortnight – in pictures

A roundup of the coverage of the struggle for human rights and freedoms, from Myanmar to Mexico Continue reading…

Increased repression and violence a sign of weakness, says Human Rights Watch

Watchdog’s latest report argues autocrats around the world are getting desperate as opponents form coalitions to challenge themIncreasingly repressive and violent acts against civilian protests by autocratic leaders and military regimes around the worl…

Lives lost at Europe’s borders and Afghan MPs in exile: human rights this fortnight – in pictures

A roundup of the struggle for human rights and freedoms, from Mexico to Manila Continue reading…

Pandemic hits mental health of women and young people hardest, survey finds

Survey also finds adults aged 18-24 and women more concerned about personal finances than other groupsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageYoung people and women have taken the hardest psychological and financial hit from the pan…

Migrant caravan and Qatar’s tarnished World Cup: human rights this fortnight – in pictures

A roundup of the struggle for human rights and freedoms, from Pakistan to Poland Continue reading…

International talks aim for consensus on Taliban government

Western G7 powers are meeting Turkey, Qatar and Nato in Doha to discuss how Kabul airport could be reopenedAfghanistan – live updatesTalks are due in Doha and New York to try to reach an international consensus on the conditions for recognising the Tal…

Greece will not be ‘gateway’ to Europe for Afghans fleeing Taliban, say officials

Athens calls for a united response, as refugees already in Lesbos hope their asylum claims will now be reconsideredGreek officials have said that Greece will not become a “gateway” to Europe for Afghan asylum seekers and have called for a united respon…

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