• Thursday
  • July 24, 2014
  • Last updated: 7:09pm
Hong Kong

Humidity 

UV 

Pollution 

Refine Your Search

Sort by

Search Results

Results 31 - 40 of 273 for unhcr

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. UN agency depriving asylum seekers of their rights, group claims

    Posted Sep 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for Refugees (UNHCR) was breaching its own guidelines in handling asylum cases. Soco is writing to the UNHCR headquarters in Geneva, appealing for it to intervene because the UNHCR Hong Kong office has ... the name or picture of the slip holders, nor any indication the document is issued by the UNHCR. The slip is supposed to serve as a reminder for the asylum seeker, who is required to report back ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/607962/un-agency-depriving-asylum-seekers-their-rights-group-claims
  2. News - Asia - REFUGEES

    Three generations of Rohingya living in India trapped in a stateless cycle

    Posted May 05th 2014, 05:33am by BIBEK BHANDARI

    ... agency, UNHCR, and a single-entry visa from the Indian government that expires in 2015. Rahman is one of the 6,000 Rohingya Muslims registered with UNHCR in India out of which approximately 4,500 ... Bartsch, UNHCR Chief of Mission in India, said there is, however, still hope for the Rohingya. "Myanmar is embarking towards greater democratisation and will have to address some ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1504469/3-generations-rohingya-living-india-trapped-stateless-cycle
  3. Refugees left with HK$300 a month after subsidy cut

    Posted Feb 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... bills and was 'very, very desperate'. Activists' anger over the cuts has been stirred by the fact that the UNHCR's own website shows it received private contributions ... by our fellow citizens. The big picture remains disingenuous.' The UNHCR said funds raised in Hong Kong were used to support its humanitarian work around the world, which have stretched ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/993717/refugees-left-hk300-month-after-subsidy-cut
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT YOU LIKED

    What you liked, April 5, 2014

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 04:48am by STAFF

    ... A transgender Colombian has become stateless in Hong Kong following a hormonal treatment that altered her looks. She describes her situation living under UNHCR protection in the city with little money ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1465131/what-you-liked-april-5-2014
  5. News - World - SYRIA

    UN spotlights trauma of Syrian refugee children

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 03:44pm by AFP

    ... to forget. It’s like someone has stabbed me with a knife when I remember,” 15-year-old Taha, who saw seven corpses near his house in Syria, told interviewers with the UN refugee agency (UNHCR). It is important that this human face of the refugee crisis is not forgotten Volker Turk, UNHCR He and scores of other Syrian refugee children in Jordan and Lebanon were interviewed for a 60-page UNHCR ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1368673/un-spotlights-trauma-syrian-refugee-children
  6. $1b UN refugee debt row drags on

    Posted Mar 26th 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... or risk infringing its international obligations. Ms Sokhan, who was in Sudan before moving to Hong Kong last year to head the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) office, said she was amazed ... such an advanced jurisdiction not to have a clear policy and procedure on asylum is surprising.' Hong Kong is one of the few places with no refugee crisis and an advanced legal system where the UNHCR ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/494272/1b-un-refugee-debt-row-drags
  7. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Refugees can be sent to persecution under Hong Kong law

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... does not take applications for refugee status, but instead refers them to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. When the UNHCR finds in favour of someone claiming refugee status, ... to the government to decide how to meet the obligation. He said there was "no reason" why the UNHCR should not handle refugee claims in Hong Kong. The appellants- from the Democratic Republic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1185736/refugees-can-be-sent-persecution-under-hong-kong-law
  8. News - World - SYRIA

    UN refugee agency says more than two million have fled Syria

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 03:00pm by AFP

    ... a year ago. “Syria is haemorrhaging women, children and men who cross borders often with little more than the clothes on their backs,” the UNHCR said in a statement, pointing out ... million people have flooded out of Syria, and an average of 5,000 continue to cross into neighbouring countries each day, UNHCR said, pointing out that on August 23, the number of Syrian children ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1302540/un-refugee-agency-says-more-two-million-have-fled-syria
  9. Clause for concern

    Posted Mar 20th 2011, 12:00am by Violet Law

    ... officials, according to UNHCR. In an attempt to stem a human tide, the government in 1998 put an end to the city's long-standing policy of first asylum and, in 2008, the legislature passed laws ... for longer than necessary, waiting for UNHCR officials based in the city to determine whether they are bona fide refugees. A government spokeswoman declined to say when, or if, Hong Kong will honour ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/741385/clause-concern
  10. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Transgender refugee goes through 'hell' in Hong Kong to be recognised as a woman

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 03:15am by Olivia Rosenman

    ... through Amnesty International. But to secure the UNHCR's protection, she surrendered her passport and took on the status of refugee. She is now seeking legal aid to take court action over her alleged mistreatment while being detained by immigration. Despite being under the UNHCR's official protection, Rubashkyn describes her life in Hong Kong as "a nightmare". Like all ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1457021/transgender-refugee-goes-through-hell-hong-kong-be-recognised-woman

Pages

Login

SCMP.com Account

or