Daily Archives: October 5, 2020

Conflict, Coronavirus Pandemic Threaten Refugee Protection

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi warns the coronavirus pandemic poses unparalleled challenges and threats to refugee protection at a time when conflicts are flaring up in many parts of the world. The high commissioner was …

Prosecutor: ‘Hotel Rwanda’ Man to Be Tried With Rebels

KIGALI – Rwanda’s prosecution on Monday said it intends to hold a joint trial of Paul Rusesabagina, whose story inspired the 2004 film “Hotel Rwanda,” together with 16 prisoners alleged to be rebel fighters.

Rusesabagina, 66, is a founder of …