• Fri, 15 Mar 2019 12:53
    Asean gets first glimpse of Rakhine situation
    The Asean Emergency Response and Assessment Team (ERAT) gained access to Myanmar’s strife-torn Rakhine state last week to conduct a preliminary needs assessment for the return of Rohingya refugees aimed at ending a repatriation stalemate, the Thai Foreign Ministry said on Friday.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 13 Mar 2019 01:00
    Inner agonies of urban refugees
    SEA Junction in collaboration with the TIFA Foundation is holding the exhibition “Inside Out: Bodymaps of Bangkok Refugees” from March 19 to 31 on the curved wall of the 4th floor of the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC). The show displays paintings created by urban refugees living in Bangkok.
    lifestyle
  • Sat, 23 Feb 2019 01:00
    Future of Karen refugees remains cloudy
    The near-future of Karen refugees to Thailand seems cloudy as the peace process in Myanmar has failed to deliver their hoped-for rights and land
    national
  • Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:00
    UNHCR helps more Myanmar refugees return home
    THIS WEEK more than 500 refugees are expected to return home as part of a voluntary repatriation process led jointly by the Thai and Myanmar governments.
    national
  • Thu, 14 Feb 2019 01:00
    China’s Uighurs still caught in jaws of Thai Immigration 
    Thailand is a key transit point for foreign refugees, but their treatment here depends on who’s chasing them
    opinion
  • Wed, 13 Feb 2019 01:00
    How many al-Araibis will it take to change Thai policy?
    Another botched case has turned unwanted global spotlight on Thailand’s treatment of political refugees
    opinion
  • Mon, 21 Jan 2019 20:30
    MoU on releasing refugee children
    THE UN Refugee Agency has welcomed the government’s decision to stop detaining young refugees and asylum seekers.
    national
  • Thu, 17 Jan 2019 14:25
    Thailand signals more tolerant refugee policy after Saudi case
    Thailand's immigration chief vowed Wednesday not to force refugees to return home "involuntarily", after a Saudi woman's desperate plea for resettlement drew global attention to a country that does not recognise asylum seekers.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 09 Jan 2019 12:15
    New Myanmar unrest panics Rohingya in border limbo
    Bandarban, Bangladesh - Panic is gripping thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees living in no-man's land on the Myanmar-Bangladesh border, with daily clashes between Myanmar security forces and ethnic Rakhine insurgents.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 08 Jan 2019 01:00
    Saudi teenager’s fate hangs in the balance
    GOVT SHIFTS LINE ON ASYLUM SEEKER AFTER GLOBAL OUTCRY; SAUDI TEENAGER IS ALLOWED TO STAY IN THAILAND FOR FIVE DAYS UNDER THE CARE OF UN
    national
  • Mon, 07 Jan 2019 19:01
    Saudi girl detained in Suvarnabhumi Airport hotel meets with UNHCR
    A UN High Commissioner for Refugees on Monday met Saudi woman who ran away from her family and was detained at Suvarnabhumi Airport on her way to Australia.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 10 Dec 2018 07:23
    Australia accused of torture in refugee court case
    One thousand-plus asylum seekers being held by Australia in offshore detention centres are suing Canberra, alleging they have suffered torture and human rights abuses.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 07 Dec 2018 19:24
    Rohingya sent back to Myanmar camps hungry and in debt
    Fleeing Rohingya Muslims sold ration books to help pay hundreds of dollars to traffickers in order to flee squalid Myanmar camps by boat, only to be stopped at sea and forced back destitute, the refugees told AFP on Friday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 30 Nov 2018 14:45
    Bangladesh arrests 10 Rohingya bound for Malaysia
    Bangladeshi police have arrested 10 Rohingya refugees as they were about to board a boat to travel to Malaysia, an officer said Friday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 23 Nov 2018 14:44
    Fears of boat exodus as smugglers prey on Rohingya desperation
    As desperation swells in the squalid camps that are home to a million Rohingya refugees, long-dormant -- and often deadly -- trafficking networks are being revived, Bangladeshi officials warn.
    Breaking News
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