UN: States Increasingly Using Refugees for Political Purposes - Voice of America

Voice of AmericaUN: States Increasingly Using Refugees for Political PurposesVoice of AmericaFor years, people fleeing from war and oppression have sought asylum in nearby countries. Now, the United Nations is warning that countries are increasingly using refugees as tools to support their local and national interests. Filippo Grandi is the U ...and more »

1333 refugees, asylum seekers in the country: Minister - Lankaweb

Lankaweb1333 refugees, asylum seekers in the country: MinisterLankawebWhile claiming that the group of 35 Myanmar refugees would be sent to third country, the Government today revealed that a total of 1,333 asylum seekers and refugees were residing in the country under the protection of the United Nations High ...and more »

Zahid: No agreement to welcome more Rohingya here - Free Malaysia Today

Free Malaysia TodayZahid: No agreement to welcome more Rohingya hereFree Malaysia TodayDPM says Putrajaya will work with UNHCR and other relevant bodies to help in the plight of the refugees who are fleeing ethnic violence in Myanmar. zahid-rohingya KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia does not intend to sign any agreement to welcome Muslim ...and more »

Malaysia still won't sign refugees convention - The Malaysian Insight

The Malaysian InsightMalaysia still won't sign refugees conventionThe Malaysian InsightMalaysia still won't sign refugees convention Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi says Malaysia will not sign the UN conventions on refugees despite criticising Asean for its inaction over the Rohingya refugee crisis. – The Malaysian Insight file ...and more »