USDOS publishes annual report on trafficking in persons (April 2020 to March 2021)

The US Department of State released its annual report on trafficking in persons, covering April 2020 to March 2021.

UNHCR reports 82.4 million displaced

UNHCR released its annual Global Trends report, covering displacement that occurred during 2019. The report says the number of people forcibly displaced was 82.4 million at the end of 2020, leaving the population of forcibly displaced at another record high.

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USDOS publishes annual report on religious freedom for 2020

The US Department of State released its annual report on the freedom of religion, covering 2020.

Dissertation on the assessment of the probative value of COI in the context of international protection standards in guidance for decision-making

Femke Vogelaar's summary of the dissertation she published in December 2020.

AI releases Annual Report 2020/21

Amnesty International’s Annual Report 2020/21 was released today. This edition covers 2020.

USDOS publishes annual report on human rights for 2020

The US Department of State released its annual report on human rights, covering 2020. An update is announced for later this year.

ACCORD report on religious minorities in Pakistan

The report covers the following topics: background information, legal framework, treatment by state actors and by non-state actors.

COI podcast, episode 2: Socio-economic situation in Somalia

The COI podcasts (in German language), a cooperation between ACCORD and the University of Heidelberg, talk about backgrounds that can help to better understand country of origin information.

New featured topic on the humanitarian situation in Somalia

A new featured topic on Somalia is now available.

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