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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Adopting refugee convention would not be a slippery slope for Hong Kong

    Posted Dec 27th 2012, 12:00am by PHILIP KARANI

    ... that in 1957, the United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution allowing the High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to help refugees in Hong Kong, the first time the international community had ... in a manner that the Hong Kong people decide for themselves. Philip Karani is head of office of UNHCR Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1113049/adopting-refugee-convention-would-not-be-slippery-slope-hong
  2. 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

    ... 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
  3. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    We want to work, say asylum seekers

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 03:10am by Christy Choi

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Protesters gather at ferry pier then march to Legco over living conditions as UNHCR reveals 51 million people have been displaced this year We want ... as the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced that there were now more than 51 million people worldwide who had been displaced from their homes- the highest number since the second ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1537181/we-want-work-say-asylum-seekers
  4. Who should pay?

    Posted Mar 16th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The United Nations' refugee agency, the UNHCR, will stop funding asylum-seekers in Hong Kong from May, because of worldwide cuts in funding. Is it up to Hong Kong to pay the bill? Share your views. Write to us. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/540668/who-should-pay
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:50am by STAFF

    ... attention to the plight of refugees today- World Refugee Day. In Hong Kong, the group Refugee Union marches from the Central ferry piers to the government complex at Tamar. The UNHCR in Hong Kong opens its six-day refugee film festival, which focuses on the plight of refugees throughout the world. UNHCR high commissioner Antonio Guterres launches the agency's global trends report ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1536399/talking-points
  6. News - World - SYRIA

    Number of Syrian refugees reaches one million

    Posted Mar 06th 2013, 04:30pm by AFP

    ... are doing everything we can to help, but the international humanitarian response capacity is dangerously stretched. This tragedy has to be stopped.” The UNHCR said the one million figure comprised ... that numbers would reach 1.1 million by June but said on Wednesday that it would adjust that figure. The exodus has intensified this year, the UNHCR said, with 400,000 Syrians fleeing their country ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1183086/number-syrian-refugees-reaches-one-million
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong should help those in refugee limbo

    Posted Apr 06th 2013, 12:00am

    ... SCMP Editorial Help those in refugee limbo The government has been reluctant to even screen refugee applicants for genuine cases since the ordeal of handling tens of thousands of Vietnamese asylum seekers in the 1980s. They fear that to do so might reopen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1208112/hong-kong-should-help-those-refugee-limbo
  8. News - Hong Kong - ANALYSIS

    Controversy over Hong Kong's asylum seekers harks back to Vietnam

    Posted May 21st 2014, 04:50am by Christy Choi

    ... when, this March, the Hong Kong government was forced to take on the responsibility from the UN's refugee agency UNHCR. Yet almost three months on, amid controversy over the rollout ... have been opaque, costly and inefficient, say NGOs and lawyers. The Hong Kong government has overseen torture claims since 2004, while other claims were taken on by the UNHCR. Some asylum ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1516648/controversy-over-hong-kongs-asylum-seekers-harks-back-vietnam
  9. News - World - SYRIA

    Syrian refugee flood into Lebanon (population 4.5 million) tops 1 million

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 01:27am by AP

    ... at the UNHCR centre in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli. "We didn't know where to go. We just wanted to get away from all the shelling and fighting," he said, giving only his first ... Lebanon had become the country with the highest per capita concentration of refugees anywhere in the world in recent history, the UNHCR said. As a result, it was struggling to cope with a crisis ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1464345/syrian-refugee-flood-lebanon-population-45-million-tops-1-million
  10. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian high court blocks return of 153 refugees to Sri Lanka

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 10:49pm by AFP

    ... The UN's refugee agency, UNHCR, said it was "deeply concerned" by the developments, although it did not have enough information about how the Sri Lankans were screened to determine ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1549946/australian-high-court-blocks-return-153-refugees-sri-lanka

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