Seventy-one aid workers, including 32 foreigners, are evacuated to a local police station in Sittwe after a crowd turns on international aid organisations. Reports say an 11-year-old was killed when police fired warning shots to disperse the crowd.
Malaysian officials urge Burma to take stronger actions to prevent the persecution of Muslims and to bring perpetrators to justice. Malaysia’s Foreign Minister, Anifah Aman, made the comments during the[...]
Over 100 Burmese migrants return to Burma from Malaysia, after clashes in Kuala Lumpur’s suburbs in the last month left at least four Burmese dead.
Singaporean foreign minister also calls for end to western sanctions ‘damaging’ ASEAN as 2015 target for economic integration approaches
Four privately-owned banks to open money exchange services in Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore to help flows of remittances
Boatload of 63 refugees destined for Malaysia is brought ashore by Burmese authorities who hand each one and a half year terms
UN refugee agency warns of dangers facing the thousands of Burmese migrants who could be repatriated if the deal goes through
Thousands of asylum seekers and refugees who fled Burma face possibility of being returned if mooted ‘swap deal’ goes ahead
Australian govt defeated in high court over bid to send detained asylum seekers who arrive by boat to Malaysia
Lawyer David Manne has recently taken the Australian government to court over its plan to send detained asylum seekers who arrive by boat in Australia to Malaysia. Burmese nationals comprise[...]
Sayad fled a witch hunt in both Burma and Malaysia and is now being held in indefinite detenton in Australia, a victim of the Gillard administration’s controversial refugee policy
Lawyer brings injunction against deportation of asylum seekers to Malaysia as concern continues over controversial deal