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  1. Freedom of religion drew refugee Kurds to Australia

    Posted Nov 28th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Marianne Kearney in Jakarta Kurdish refugees who were sent back to Indonesia from Australia's Melville island this month, say that reports of religious freedom on the internet led ... to be processed by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Jakarta, while six have asked the UNHCR to repatriate them to Turkey. Behan and Mr Kardo have been told they might be sent ...

  2. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Feb 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The article 'Volunteers show real class' on the back page of Education Post on Saturday, February 10, about a community project that supports Christian Action's Chungking Mansions Service Centre, a drop-in centre for refugees and asylum seekers, incorrectly stated the centre was run by Christian Aid. Yesterday's C1 report 'Munce put tips-for-bets plan ...

  3. All I've Got

    Posted Nov 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of two Jewish refugees in 1944 to tell the Jews in Palestine about events in Nazi-occupied Europe. Today, 8pm. Jewish Community Centre Auditorium, 70 Robinson Rd, Mid-Levels. $60. Inquiries: 2801 ...

  4. Magical history tours

    Posted Aug 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... 20,000 Jewish refugees were forced by the Japanese to live from 1943. The district contains the Ohel Moishe Synagogue and museum, the Ohel Rachel Synagogue, and the Chinese, former Jewish refugee, home. ...

  5. Police approve cartoon protest by HK Muslims

    Posted Feb 15th 2006, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... the Kowloon Mosque in Tsim Sha Tsui to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Yau Ma Tei on Friday. The march will progress from the mosque along Haiphong Road and Canton ...

  6. Out and about

    Posted Jun 13th 2010, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... and affluence. However, the city is a paradise compared with what was endured by many of its citizens before they arrived. The early 1950s saw about 1,000 desperate refugees cross the border each month, ... of communist rule. Over considerable official opposition- unkind critics labelled him the 'Pink Bishop' and a foolish stooge- Hall provided assistance to openly leftist schools for refugee ...

  7. HK's Muslims protest over cartoons mocking the Prophet

    Posted Feb 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for Refugees in Yau Ma Tei. The organisers said about 5,000 had joined the demonstration but police estimated the number was 2,000. Some placards said: 'Don't abuse the freedom ... The protest, unlike a number organised overseas, was peaceful. Twenty representatives of the Muslim community handed in a petition letter to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees office. The petition ...

  8. N Korea's cruel denial of religious freedom

    Posted Sep 29th 2008, 12:00am by Doug Bandow

    ... The US Commission on International Religious Freedom has published a new report, 'A Prison Without Bars', based on interviews with refugees and former security personnel. ... and South Korea'.' Outside of these venues, religious literature is banned. Moreover, the threat of punishment is omnipresent, which means any religious believers must risk all. Refugees ...

  9. A city that keeps rising from the dead

    Posted Apr 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... economic refugees fleeing their stagnant or collapsing economies after the Western financial crisis. But some businesses bloom in declinism and defeatism, just like religion, which usually does ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, September 09, 2012

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... not the early Chinese settlers. That's why Taipei and Macau, both the recipients of many mainlander refugees, can't hold a candle to Hong Kong. Sorry Mr Lee, read the article again; the author ... Iran and the United Arab Emirates turn a blind eye to the Rohingya refugee problem. Buddhists, like Muslims around the world, share the same belief that we should live in peace and harmony. K. ...




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