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  1. News - World - IRAQ

    Time running out for Iraqis besieged by jihadists as UN warns of ‘potential genocide’

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 05:52pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dohuk US carries out air strikes against members of the Islamic State jihadist group in the area around Mount Sinjar, where the UN refugee agency says up ... genocide”. The United States has carried out air strikes against members of the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group in the area of Mount Sinjar, where the UN refugee agency says up 20,000-30,000 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1572902/un-warns-genocide-iraqi-refugees-overrun-islamic-state-jihadists
  2. News - Asia - THE ROHINGYA

    Rohingya refugees being 'held in secret Thai jungle camps and sold to human traffickers'

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 10:42pm by Alan Morison

    ... Thailand's secret refugee camps A special correspondent for the South China Morning Post has been led to a secret refugee camp deep in the Thai jungle, where an escapee said about 1,500 Muslim ... to Thailand, which was intercepted by a Thai military vessel and uniformed authorities. I was shocked to see Rohingya women raped by other prisoners … Conditions are so primitive ROHINGYA REFUGEE, “A” ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1373153/thailands-secret-rohingya-refugee-camps
  3. News - Asia - NEW ZEALAND

    New Zealand court denies Pacific man’s bid to be climate change refugee

    Posted Nov 26th 2013, 02:49pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Wellington A Pacific Island man’s bid to become a climate change refugee suffered a blow on Tuesday after a New Zealand court refused to let him challenge a decision denying him ... faces deportation unless he appeals to a higher court. Teitiota’s lawyer, who was not available for comment, had argued that New Zealand’s refugee laws were outdated. The claim for refugee ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1366147/new-zealand-court-denies-pacific-mans-bid-be-climate-change-refugee
  4. News - China - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea calls for China to return detained refugees

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 06:35pm by AFP

    ... people. The statement by the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of Korea (CPRK) came after at least 13 refugees from North Korea were reportedly arrested this month in the southwestern ... in Southeast Asia – where they arrange to fly on to South Korea for resettlement. China – the North’s sole major ally – considers the fugitives to be illegal economic migrants instead of refugees ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1362972/north-korean-calls-china-return-detained-refugees
  5. News - World - KENYA

    Westgate Mall attacker lived in Somali refugee camp, say Kenyan officials

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 09:41pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Nairobi Mall attacker lived in Somali refugee camp, say Kenyan officials One of the four gunment who attacked the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, once lived in a refugee camp of 50,000 Somali refugees in northwestern Kenya, two security officials said. Their disclosure highlighted Kenya's interest in speeding up the return home of nearly 500,000 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1354569/westgate-mall-attacker-lived-somali-refugee-camp-say-kenyan-officials
  6. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia offering asylum seekers up to A$10,000 to return to home country

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:57am by AFP

    ... if they voluntarily return to their home country, a report said yesterday, prompting outrage from refugee campaigners. Those returning to Lebanon from detention centres on Papua New Guinea's Manus Island and the tiny Pacific state of Nauru were offered the highest amount, A$10,000. Iranians and Sudanese were given A$7,000 if they dropped bids for refugee status, Afghans A$4,000 and those from Pakistan, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1538008/australia-offering-asylum-seekers-a10000-return-home-country
  7. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Sri Lankan asylum seeker group to be taken to the Australian mainland

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 03:36pm by Associated Press in Sydney

    ... in the Indian Ocean in late June. Australia handed over the passengers from the first boat to the Sri Lankan government after their refugee claims were assessed at sea and rejected, sparking protests ... he said. Morrison refused to say where the asylum seekers will be taken in Australia. The United Nations refugee agency, UNHCR, criticised Australia for its decision to return the asylum ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1558985/sri-lankan-asylum-seeker-group-be-taken-australian-mainland
  8. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Work ban on refugees in Hong Kong could bring danger to society

    Posted Nov 09th 2013, 04:37am by Thomas Chan

    ... ban on refugees could threaten society Denying refugees and asylum seekers the right to work reduces them to "animal-like status" that risks creating serious social problems, human ... The comments come ahead of a landmark case in the Court of Final Appeal in January in which three designated refugees- including a qualified lawyer- and a successful torture claimant are seeking ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1351201/work-ban-refugees-hong-kong-could-bring-danger-society
  9. News - Asia - REFUGEES

    Australia, Indonesia in talks on refugee ‘swap’

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 02:36pm by AFP

    ... of its refugees, an Indonesian government adviser said on Tuesday. Asylum-seekers arriving on unauthorised boats in Australia, often via Indonesia, are a sensitive issue for both sides, ... which Canberra was to take thousands of registered refugees for resettlement in exchange for the Southeast Asian nation accepting hundreds who arrived in Australia by boat. The plan never got ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1354292/australia-indonesia-talks-refugee-swap

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