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  1. News - Asia - ROHINGYA

    Myanmese refugees made to pay US$1,000 to stay in Malaysia

    Posted Nov 23rd 2014, 07:34am by GDN

    ... seekers from Myanmar are paying up to US$1,000 for UNHCR cards granting them official refugee status in Malaysia, an Al-Jazeera investigation has found. Officials have been recorded openly ... groups say. All UN High Commissioner For Refugees (UNHCR) services should be provided for free. Malaysia's UNHCR mission- which sees more than 1,000 refugees and asylum seekers daily- ...

  2. News - Asia - ROHINGYA

    UN concerned after probe shows Thai troops shot at Rohingya

    Posted Mar 16th 2013, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... people anywhere, traditionally denied normal citizenship rights, including even marriage or work, despite having lived in Rakhine state for centuries. The UNHCR estimates that around 7,000 ... and given shelter and assistance pending longer term solutions, the UNHCR said, which added it welcomed the move. Some 320 people on two boats have been picked up off Malaysia in the last week, ...



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