united nations high commissioner for refugees

One in every 108 people on the planet has been displaced

More than 70 million people have been forced to flee their homes due to violence or persecution, the United Nations has said, as the global migrant crisis pushed the number of refugees and displaced people to an all-time high.

Saudi teen who fled family under protection of UNHCR

The father and brother of an 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family and barricaded herself in a Bangkok airport hotel room, saying she feared they would kill her, have arrived in Thailand, Thai officials said Tuesday.