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Topic: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

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GEORGE TOWN: Penang police busted a human trafficking syndicate involving ethnic Rohingya, with the arrest of five Myanmar nationals in a special operation conducted on June 14.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Refugees should be given opportunities to work in plantations or other sectors where there are vacancies not filled up by Malaysians, says the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
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The Malaysian Bar is planning to meet with the Home Minister on the perennial issue of refugees being detained by the authorities and put in detention centres despite their refugee status.Bar presiden...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) says not all who apply for refugee status with the agency will get it as successful applications depend on a number of factors.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Bar today urged more lawyers to provide legal assistance to refugees in the country, saying current laws do not accord them due recognition and protection.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government has assured that any approval for refugees to work in the country will not be made at the expense of Malaysians.
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LETTER | On the occasion of World Refugee Day (June 20), Madpet (Malaysians Against Death Penalty and Torture) urges Malaysia to enact a law on refugees and asylum seekers, which will define their rig...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has noted a higher increase in the number of refugees registering with the organisation.
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JUNE 20 — On this World Refugee Day 2019 – which is observed on 20 June annually – the Malaysian Bar calls on the Government to take concrete steps to respect and uphold the rights and dignity o...
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PETALING JAYA: Over 70 million people fled war, persecution and conflict in 2018, the highest level seen in almost 70 years, says the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
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KUALA LUMPUR: More than 40 Yemeni refugees gathered peacefully in front of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), here, on Wednesday to submit a memorandum demanding their rights.
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PUTRAJAYA: An investigating officer today testified that inadequate information was among the reasons why the investigation into the discovery of human trafficking transit camps and graves in Wang Kel...
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): An investigating officer testified that inadequate information was among the reasons why investigations into the discovery of human trafficking transit camps and graves in Wang Kelian, Perlis came to a standstill.
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GEORGE TOWN: Police rescued a Syrian man, who was kidnapped by his fellow countrymen, in less than 24 hours on Thursday.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 9 — Police rescued a Syrian man, who was kidnapped by his fellow countrymen, in less than 24 hours last Thursday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Immigration Department detained 16 illegal immigrants during an integrated operation at one of the capital’s well-known shopping malls yesterday.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The Immigration Department detained 16 illegal immigrants during an integrated operation at one of the capital's well-known shopping malls on Saturday (June 8).
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 9 — The Immigration Department detained 16 illegal immigrants during an integrated operation at one of the capital’s well-known shopping malls yesterday.Its director-general Dat...
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The potential for defence cooperation between Malaysia and Bangladesh was among the topics discussed in a recent meeting between Deputy Defence Minister Liew Chin Tong and the Defence and Security Adv...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 20 — The potential for defence cooperation between Malaysia and Bangladesh was among the topics discussed in a meeting between Deputy Defence Minister Liew Chin Tong and the Defenc...
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THE Malaysian Bar is deeply concerned by the Malaysian government’s action in deporting Praphan Pipithnamporn, an asylum seeker registered by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR...
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MAY 17 — The Malaysian Bar is deeply concerned with the Malaysian Government’s action in deporting Praphan Pipithnamporn, an asylum seeker registered by the United Nations High Commissioner for Re...
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PETALING JAYA: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has urged governments not to send refugees or asylum-seekers back to situations where their lives can be in danger.
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PUTRAJAYA: The illegal immigrants detained in the case related to the discovery of temporary transit camps and mass graves in Wang Kelian, Perlis, acted and behaved as if they had been coached and programmed by certain quarters.
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PUTRAJAYA: The illegal immigrants detained in the case related to the discovery of temporary transit camps and mass graves in Wang Kelian, Perlis acted and behaved as if they had been coached and prog...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia extradited a woman wanted by Thai authorities this week after a thorough background check concluded she was not an Islamic preacher.
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PUTRAJAYA (May 14): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said the police will investigate anyone, even the prime minister, over any involvement in the Defence Ministry’s (Mindef) land-swap d...
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PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pix) today said the police will investigate anyone, even the prime minister, over any involvement in the Defence Ministry’s (Mindef) land-swap deal...
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PUTRAJAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysia has extradited a woman wanted by the authorities in Thailand over her anti-monarchy views following a request for her deportation, said Prime Ministe...
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PUTRAJAYA (May 14): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said the police will investigate anyone, even the prime minister, over any involvement in the Defence Ministry’s (Mindef) land-swap d...
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PETALING JAYA: Human rights lawyers have slammed Putrajaya’s move to deport a Thai woman facing charges under the country’s draconian lese-majeste laws, saying it was no different from the previou...
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia has extradited a woman wanted by authorities in Thailand over her anti-monarchy views following a request for her deportation, says the Prime Minister.
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Human Rights Watch has condemned the deportation by Malaysia of a Thai activist, who is wanted in her home country for her anti-monarchy views.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian government has again come under criticism from rights activists after returning a woman wanted by authorities in Thailand over her anti-monarchy views, the latest in a ser...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 13): Four members of the Daesh terror group who were allegedly planning to carry out attacks and high-profile murders in the country were nabbed in Terengganu and the Klang Valley la...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 13): Four members of the Daesh terror who were allegedly planning to carry out attacks and high-profile murders in the country were nabbed in Terengganu and the Klang Valley last w...
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) backs the idea of hiring refugees legally to work here, adding that it can reduce the country’s dependency on foreign workers.
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KOTA KINABALU: Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) academician Wan Shawaluddin Wan Hassan has recommended the state government to issue birth certificates to stateless children, so they can access basic rights such as education and healthcare.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Sharifa Shakirah barely remembers being taken from her mother and siblings by people-smugglers at a secret Malaysian border crossing.
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PETALING JAYA: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is maintaining the refugee status of those from the Chin ethnic group registered with the agency for now.
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I refer to the recent statement by Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah about allowing refugees access to employment, education and healthcare in the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Kim Lek walked and sometimes ran to Malaysia from her home in Chin State, Myanmar, at the age of 11.
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The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)defines refugees as those who have “fled war, violence, conflict or persecution and have crossed an international border to find safety in an...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government has been urged to allow those seeking refuge in Malaysia to take up jobs in the country, as well as being given access to basic education and healthcare.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Two MPs have urged the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to review its decision to withdraw the refugee status of the Chin ethnic group in Malaysia, saying the state ...
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GEORGE TOWN: Barely days after her wedding plans were put on hold, an 11-year-old Rohingya child bride and her family have disappeared.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 10 — Penang police halted a wedding ceremony between an 11-year-old Rohingya girl and a 21-year-old man in Taman Senangin, Butterworth on Wednesday.
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Police have advised the Rohingya family in Prai to follow proper State Religious Department procedures before marrying off their 11-year-old daughter to a man from the community, reported Bernama toda...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Hasan Al-Akraa enters the coffee shop with quick, energetic steps, takes a seat and orders a mug of teh tarik in fluent Malay.
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An 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family this week saying she feared for her life arrived in Toronto's international airport on Saturday after being granted asylum in Canada, where Foreign Minis...
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An 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family saying she feared for her life has been granted asylum in Canada, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday, as Thai officials confirmed the ...
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SEREMBAN : Two Rohingya men, both holders of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR ) are in remand for two days for allegedly bribing a policeman.
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PUTRAJAYA, Jan 8 — Two Rohingya men, both holders of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR ) are in remand for two days for allegedly bribing a policeman.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 5 — Despite the wide speculation over Datuk Dr Mohd Daud Bakar’s appointment as the International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM)’s new president, the discussion over the...