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  1. Outcry at raid on Aceh refugees

    Posted Aug 21st 2003, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... Malaysian police launched a controversial dawn raid against hundreds of displaced Acehnese arriving at the UNHCR office in Kuala Lumpur to seek refugee status. The raid has drawn heavy ... as they await relocation to other countries.' Police blocked all roads on Tuesday morning leading to the UNHCR office, stopped vehicles and arrested 232 of the refugees as illegal immigrants. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/425434/outcry-raid-aceh-refugees
  2. UN accused of unfair play over IIs

    Posted Mar 04th 2005, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... immigrants avoid arrest. Home Minister Azmi Khalid said some of the recipients were economic immigrants, not refugees. 'We are very unhappy with this indiscriminate act by the UNHCR,' he said. Senior government officials said they had 'inside information' the UNHCR issued more than 10,000 papers before the crackdown. The massive operation against an estimated 400,000 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/491228/un-accused-unfair-play-over-iis
  3. Asylum seekers deserve a fair hearing

    Posted Nov 28th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for processing their claims and leaves them in the hands of the cash-strapped United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). This policy raises serious questions about whether the rights ... of the UNHCR, the current arrangements are inadequate. The claims are considered in accordance with the UNHCR's internal procedures. No reasons are given for the outcome, no legal aid is available, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/479927/asylum-seekers-deserve-fair-hearing
  4. Aid for Myanmar waylaid just 3km across the border

    Posted May 13th 2008, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... UN refugee agency (UNHCR) trucks carrying 20 tonnes of tents and plastic sheeting, enough to shelter 10,000 victims. It had taken five days of pleading and cajoling. But at 1pm, ... to the doorstep and began quizzing my driver-interpreter: 'Who is this man? Is he with the UNHCR? Why is he taking pictures?' We shook hands, retreated to our car and drove quickly back ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/637335/aid-myanmar-waylaid-just-3km-across-border
  5. Give thanks for what we have, and give to others

    Posted Dec 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sexual Abuse Foundation, Operation Dawn, Youth Outreach School of Hip Hop, Caritas-Hong Kong UNHCR Project, Hong Kong Unison, Produce Green Foundation, Soul Talk, HK Young Women's Christian ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/664898/give-thanks-what-we-have-and-give-others
  6. Patron's Christmas message thanks donors

    Posted Dec 13th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... raised by Operation Santa will benefit the following charitable groups: End Child Sexual Abuse Foundation, Operation Dawn, Youth Outreach School of Hip Hop, Caritas-Hong Kong UNHCR Project, Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/663616/patrons-christmas-message-thanks-donors
  7. Thailand still detaining Rohingya men

    Posted Jan 31st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to expedite [solving] issues of their background and nationality so we can find solutions,' said UNHCR spokeswoman Kitty McKinsey. 'We do occasionally visit them but we can't do much ... face jail. Rohingya trace their roots back centuries to Rakhine state, yet the government refuses to include them among Myanmar's many ethnic groups. That persecution means the UNHCR does ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/705058/thailand-still-detaining-rohingya-men
  8. THIS YEAR'S BENEFICIARIES

    Posted Nov 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the UNHCR Project. Officially established in 2000, the project provides protection and essential assistance to all refugees recognised by the UNHCR. Wish English language and vocational training ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/659808/years-beneficiaries
  9. Optimism at the top with hopes of peace in Aceh

    Posted Apr 09th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... For example, there are no refugees [in Aceh]. The UNHCR is in charge of international refugees but in Aceh's case, the UNHCR is building houses. I told them: Why not other UN agencies who have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/495911/optimism-top-hopes-peace-aceh
  10. Bank honours community pledge with HK$150,000

    Posted Dec 29th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... the following charitable groups: End Child Sexual Abuse Foundation, Operation Dawn, Youth Outreach School of Hip Hop, Caritas-Hong Kong UNHCR Project, Hong Kong Unison, Produce Green Foundation, Soul ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/665168/bank-honours-community-pledge-hk150000

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