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  1. 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. ...

  2. 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 ...

  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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