Mon, 24 Sep 2018 01:00
Life in limbo for Thailand’s urban refugees
Although Thailand has hosted tens of thousands of Myanmar refugees in “temporary shelters” along the Myanmar border for more than three decades now, Thai authorities are often surprised to learn that there are other refugees in need of protection in Thailand.
Sat, 01 Sep 2018 08:26
US ends funding for UN Palestinian refugee agency
The United States announced it was halting funding for the United Nations' agency for Palestinian refugees Friday after declaring the organization was "irredeemably flawed."
Mon, 03 Sep 2018 01:00
Painting amidst the ruins
Young Syrians set up their easels in Yarmuk, a camp for Palestian refugees in the Damascus suburbs
Sat, 25 Aug 2018 18:25
UN urges EU states to accept migrants stranded on Italy coastguard ship
The UN's Refugee Agency on Saturday called on EU member states to urgently agree to take in some of the 150 people stranded on an Italian coastguard ship, after a fresh immigration row erupted between the bloc and Italy's populist government.
Sat, 25 Aug 2018 13:51
Rohingya protest for 'justice' on crackdown anniversary
Thousands of Rohingya refugees staged angry protests for "justice" Saturday on the first anniversary of a Myanmar military crackdown that sparked a mass exodus to camps in Bangladesh.
Thu, 23 Aug 2018 08:38
Half 'lost' Rohingya children orphaned by violence: study
Half the Rohingya children who crossed into Bangladesh without their parents were actually orphaned by violence in Myanmar and not separated from them during the refugee exodus as previously thought, new research showed Thursday.
Wed, 22 Aug 2018 07:18
Aung San Suu Kyi outlines Myanmar's efforts to resolve Rohingya crisis, help refugees return
Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday (Aug 21) defended the steps her government has made in handling the Rohingya crisis, amid global criticism on the issue.
Wed, 22 Aug 2018 06:30
Speed of Rohingya return is up to Bangladesh: Suu Kyi
Aung San Suu Kyi said Tuesday it was up to Bangladesh to decide how quickly Rohingya refugees would return to Myanmar, appearing to blame Dhaka for the delay.
Tue, 07 Aug 2018 01:00
HRW urges Bangladesh to move Rohingya to better site
REFUGEES NOT GOING BACK TO MYANMAR ANY TIME SOON IN THE ABSENCE OF ANY CHANGES IN THE RIGHTS SITUATION THERE, REPORT SAYS
Tue, 24 Jul 2018 11:08
UN Security Council urges Myanmar to ease Rohingyas' safe return
The United Nations Security Council on Monday urged Myanmar to step up efforts for Rohingya refugees to return to the country safely and voluntarily.
Thu, 05 Jul 2018 01:00
In World Cup’s shadow, Rohingya find freedom on pitch
They may lack the glitz and glamour of the World Cup, but football clubs for stateless Rohingya refugees in Malaysia offer something more – a 90-minute reprieve from a grinding existence on the fringes of society.
Tue, 03 Jul 2018 10:05
Ghost of Hong Kong’s history get a modern makeover
After years of restoration and rehabilitation, Tai Kwun is set to open to become Hong Kong’s new heritage destination.
The compound houses one of the oldest buildings on the site, the Barrack Block, was built between 1862 and 1864, when refugees came spilling into Hong Kong from war-torn Mainland China.
Sat, 30 Jun 2018 14:47
Myanmar transit camps sit empty as Rohingya fear return
The transit camp in Myanmar's Rakhine state stands ready to welcome back 150 Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh every day.
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:00
SPECIAL REPORT: No guarantees in Thailand’s ‘SAFE HAVEN’
To mark World Refugee Day today, The Nation’s Jintana Panyaarvudh talks to refugees in Bangkok and examines the Thai situation according to advocacy groups
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 23:00
Getting a glimpse of refugee’s life
Amnesty International Thailand organises an exhibition, “The Past, The Present and The Future: Stories of Hope for Refugees”, to raise the awareness about the situation of refugees in Thailand at Siam Square One from now until this Sunday, from 11.30am to 9pm.