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Along with other faith-based groups, the WCC has helped develop the United Nations refugee agency declaration on protection for refugees, displaced and stateless people.
The Romanian authorities stand accused of betraying thousands of citizens through broken promises and "total disregard" of their right to adequate housing.
The escalating fighting and displacement of people in Mali and neighbouring countries is exacerbating the Sahel’s chronic food crisis, says Christian Aid.
The Christmas letter to the heads of other churches from the Archbishop of Canterbury has made a point of remembering the plight of displaced persons globally.
The WCC has welcomed the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees dialogue on faith communities and protection of displaced peoples.
More than one in every hundred of the world’s citizens are now forcibly displaced, says a new report by the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.
Urgent steps are needed if Afghanistan is to avoid a repeat of the deaths among children and adults in the country’s displacement camps last year.
Amnesty has called on Israel to cancel military plans to forcibly displace around 2,300 Bedouin residents of the West Bank onto an area by a garbage dump.
As a new monitoring programme is launched, human rights groups claim that the number of "displaced people" in Colombia is close to 5 million.
A US inter-church group has met with Colombian church representatives to discuss issues of internally displaced people and regional relations.