Reuters has uncovered what they say is confirmation that illegal camps are maintained in the southern Thai jungle as holding centres for Rohingya boatpeople who are sold on to human smuggling outfits.
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
[album: https://www.dvb.no/wp-content/plugins/dm-albums/dm-albums.php?currdir=/wp-content/uploads/dm-albums/Lives of others/] As Australia signs off on a controversial deal to send 800 asylum seekers to be processed in Malaysia, Reuters photographer Bazuki Muhammad documents the lives of[...]
Controversial refugee exchange deal goes through despite months of protestations from Australian MPs and the UN
Poll finds that more than 80 percent of Thais and Malaysians believe unauthorised migrants do not deserve workplace rights
Parliament votes against controversial refugee deal with Malaysia in the first loss of the Gillard-led Labour government