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  1. Asylum 6 lose case against repatriation

    Posted Feb 19th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... or compassionate grounds. 'If, in any particular case, the director has reason to believe that he should not act upon a determination made by the [UNHCR], whether favourable or unfavourable ... of the UNHCR declined to comment on the independence of the Director of Immigration in determining refugee status. A spokesman for the Security Bureau said the government had a firm policy ...

  2. Child abduction highlights plight of stateless race

    Posted Apr 18th 2007, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... status,' Mr Yap said. 'We have nothing- no identity papers, no travel documents, no passports, we are totally helpless,' Mr Hussein said. The UNHCR has issued Rohingyas with documents that state the holder is a 'person of concern to the UNHCR' or that the person 'is registered with the UNHRC'. But the government does not recognise the documents as valid. ...

  3. HK should abide by convention on refugees' claims, court told

    Posted Dec 15th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... of non-refoulement and as a result has an implied duty to set up a fair and appealable method of assessing claims. The current system, whereby claims are assessed by the local office of the UNHCR ...



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