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IRCS ready to share experiences in providing services to refugees 27 Nov 2023

IRCS ready to share experiences in providing services to refugees

The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) is ready to cooperate with other nations and share its experiences in providing services to refugees and immigrants, the chairman of IRCS, Pir-Hossein Kolivand, has said.

Iranian refugees down by 14% in 2022: report 03 Jul 2023

Iranian refugees down by 14% in 2022: report

The number of Iranian refugees worldwide has decreased by 14 percent in 2022 compared to a year earlier, Iran Migration Observatory has reported.

IOM pledges more support for Iran 22 May 2023

IOM pledges more support for Iran

Lalini Veerassamy, the Chief of Mission of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in the Islamic Republic of Iran, has said the organization will make every effort to provide Iran with more support.

Frustration at Ukrainian “welfare” refugees in Europe 17 Oct 2022

Frustration at Ukrainian “welfare” refugees in Europe

With the chilly winter season slowly creeping into Europe, the working and the middle classes of society on the continent are struggling to foot the bills that heat their homes. And with Ukrainian refugees enjoying a wide range of social welfare benefits, including cheaper or free energy, signs are emerging that show dissatisfaction toward Ukrainian refugees.

UNHCR is honored to support Iran’s efforts regarding refugees 10 Sep 2022

UNHCR is honored to support Iran’s efforts regarding refugees

Ivo Freijsen, Representative for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Iran, has said Iran provides wide-ranging services for refugees and the UN agency is honored to support Iran's efforts in this regard.

Four decades of free hosting of refugees 21 Jun 2022

Four decades of free hosting of refugees

As the number one destination for Afghan refugees, Iran alone, more than any other European or Western country in times of crisis, has opened its arms to accept asylum seekers from its eastern neighbor.

UK provides £1m through WFP to support refugees in Iran 18 Jan 2022

UK provides £1m through WFP to support refugees in Iran

The United Kingdom has made its first-ever contribution equaling £1 million to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in support of vulnerable Afghan refugees in Iran.

Protecting refugees is a human rights principle, Iran writes to UNHCR 25 Nov 2021

Protecting refugees is a human rights principle, Iran writes to UNHCR

The communications and constitution implementation department of the Vice Presidency for Legal Affairs in a letter to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees called for the protection of asylum seekers and refugees in accordance with human rights obligations.

American guards “whipping” black refugees triggers outrage 22 Sep 2021

American guards “whipping” black refugees triggers outrage

The White House has been mired in controversy after footage circulated online showing U.S. Border Patrol agents on horseback whipping black Haitian asylum seekers attempting to cross the American-Mexico border

21 Sep 2021

“Lost Whispers in the Distance” explores refugee misery in Europe

In his latest documentary “Lost Whispers in the Distance” Budapest-based Iranian filmmaker Mansur Foruzesh has turned the spotlight on the hard lives of refugees in Europe, particularly those who are Iranians.