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  1. News - Asia

    China deports Myanmar refugees amid fighting, says group

    Posted Aug 24th 2012, 06:31pm

    ... Chinese authorities forcibly returned at least 1,000 Kachin refugees to Myanmar's northernmost Kachin state in mid-August, where they face a shortfall of aid, the New York-based Human Rights Watch said in a statement. China plans to deport another 4,000 refugees to Myanmar, also known as Burma, imminently, the rights group said. "China is flouting its international legal ...

  2. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    China makes formal complaint to Myanmar over bombing raids

    Posted Jan 05th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF, WIRE

    ... state, however. "The air raids have caused thousands of Kachin refugees to escape to our town. "Our trading business has been affected, with our more than 100 Myanmese staff being forced to cross the border every day before dusk to sleep in a guesthouse in Nabang to escape air raids at night." The two villagers said the Myanmese refugees had caused no social unrest ...

  3. Security alliance serves to justify authoritarian rule

    Posted Jun 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to return to China a Uygur refugee who had fled Xinjiang in the wake of the 2009 riots, despite the fact that he had already been granted refugee status by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees in Kazakhstan. But under SCO rules, any individual suspected of terrorism, separatism or extremism in an SCO state who flees to another member country has to be extradited, regardless of their refugee ...

  4. Comment - Blogs

    China news round-up: Premier in India 'with sellers, not buyers', hackers resume attacks

    Posted May 21st 2013, 06:47am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Presse US senators approve  5,000 visas for Tibetan refugees. Asia Times China's influence spreads to the Atlantic. Le Monde German industry representatives ask Brussles  to avoid ...

  5. Comment - Blogs

    China news round-up: India border stand-off continues, Tibetan self-immolations reported

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 06:46am by Patrick Boehler

    ... sales to recover  by fourth quarter after bird flu scare. Tibet Asia News Nepal promises China to crack down on Tibetan refugees. Radio Free Asia Three further Tibetan self-immolations reported ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Xi needs to keep the pressure on North Korea

    Posted Jan 26th 2013, 12:00am

    ... numbers of refugees fleeing poverty, hunger and oppression and a persistent threat to the region's peace and stability, could easily defeat that goal. China has to be more assertive ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China plays double game to protect its interests in Myanmar

    Posted May 18th 2013, 12:00am by IAN STOREY

    ... Independence Organisation (KIO) collapsed. The escalating conflict not only raised the prospect of thousands of refugees fleeing into China, but also put at risk Chinese businesses in those areas. When ...

  8. News - China - MYANMAR

    Kachin rebels say talks a small step towards peace

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... of refugees, China has urged an end to the fighting, which has overshadowed changes under reformist President Thein Sein following the end of decades of harsh military rule in 2011. ...

  9. Man on a mission

    Posted May 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... with the authorities. Fu also had a hand in the case of Geng He, the wife of jailed human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng, who fled to the US in 2009 by getting refugee status in Thailand. In some cases, leaving ... in November 2007 for engaging in illegal publishing, fled to Thailand with her two children to apply for refugee status with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, the United Nations' refugee ...

  10. News - China

    Border dispute an obstacle to building trust between China and India

    Posted May 17th 2013, 12:00am by Debasish Roy Chowdhury

    ... him any slack on Tibet, weakening his position at home. Mao was convinced India was colluding with the Americans to incite Tibetan refugees and India started patrolling the far-flung borders ... and is as insecure over Tibet. "India uses the special status of Dalai to allow Tibetan refugees to launch separatist activities for creating trouble to resolve the border problem in the future. Indian ...




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