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  1. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Refugees can be sent to persecution under Hong Kong law

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... the government can allow them to stay pending resettlement. But this would be on humanitarian grounds, rather than out of any obligation. "Non-refoulement," Yu said, referring to the principle, ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - OPERATION SANTA CLAUS

    Gourmet food for refugees and asylum seekers

    Posted Jan 10th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... for the night," said Julee Allen, manager of the organisation's humanitarian services department. Food donors are mainly hotels, restaurants and other food outlets. They donate through other ...

  3. News - World - CONGO

    M23 rebels pull out of Congo city of Goma

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 12:00am by MCT

    ... week, eight months after they launched their uprising, sparked fear of a wider war and major humanitarian crisis, their pullout raised hopes it signalled a move back from further conflict. ...

  4. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Australian immigration chief defends visas for asylum seekers

    Posted Nov 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... of Social Service condemned temporary visas as a "new low" in the treatment of refugees and described it as a "clear abdication of our moral, humanitarian and international legal ...

  5. News - Asia - REFUGEES

    Australia denies refugee policy failure

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 02:34pm

    ... of Social Service condemned temporary visas as a “new low” in the treatment of refugees and described it as a “a clear abdication of our moral, humanitarian and international legal obligations”. ...

  6. News - World - DR CONGO

    Violence rocks east DR Congo despite rebel pullout

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 09:31am by Agence France-Presse in Mugunga Camp, DR Congo

    ... The rebels’ lightning capture of Goma last week – eight months after they launched their uprising – sparked fear of a wider war and major humanitarian crisis. Their pullout was widely welcomed. ...

  7. News - World - SYRIA

    UN agency forecasts exodus of 700,000 refugees from Syria

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... with rebels in Deraa in the south also drove many Syrians into neighbouring Jordan. UN aid agencies and humanitarian partners issued a funding appeal yesterday for US$488 million to try to help meet ...

  8. HK a 'hard place' for asylum seekers

    Posted Jun 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... volunteer organisation that provides humanitarian services to UNHCR asylum seekers and refugees in Hong Kong, said the recognition figure was probably lower, and his group had pushed the Hong Kong ... to the UNHCR, asylum seekers and refugees in Hong Kong have access to government-provided humanitarian assistance including basic accommodation, food, clothing and toiletries, as well as reimbursement ...

  9. Refugees left with HK$300 a month after subsidy cut

    Posted Feb 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... by our fellow citizens. The big picture remains disingenuous.' The UNHCR said funds raised in Hong Kong were used to support its humanitarian work around the world, which have stretched ... to refugees and approached the government for assistance,' said Choosin Ngaotheppitak, head of the UNHCR's Hong Kong office. 'This [humanitarian assistance] programme is in line ...

  10. Time to sign the UN convention

    Posted Mar 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... to continue providing adequate material assistance to recognised refugees in the city, numbering around 180. Although the government has sought to fill the gap and extended its humanitarian assistance ...




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