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Govt working to reduce statelessness, says Muhyiddin

The home minister says many stateless people have been entering the country although Malaysia is not a signatory to the 1951 Refugee Convention.

UNHCR sambut baik Rahmatan Alamin, mahu kebebasan beragama minoriti dijamin

Pesuruhjaya UNHCR Michelle Bachelet berkata tidak mengetepikan mana-mana individu juga bermakna memastikan hak kebebasan beragama setiap orang dihormati sepenuhnya.

Climate change can be ‘perfect storm’ for conflicts, warns UN human...

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet says climate change can drive people to become extremists and to seek their own solutions.

Provide jobs to refugees, urges UN rights rep

Michelle Bachelet is also hoping Malaysia will ratify the 1951 Refugee Convention.

China didakwa ‘curi’ organ tahanan Uighur

China didakwa mengambil hati, buah pinggang, paru-paru dan kulit dari etnik Islam Uighur dan ahli kumpulan Falun Gong.

Laos activist feared missing in Thailand

Pro-democracy campaigner Od Sayavong was last seen nearly two weeks ago in Bangkok, where he had been living as he sought resettlement to a third country.

Volunteers cook up survival scheme to get around Malaysia’s punitive refugee...

PichaEats is a social enterprise that teams up with refugee families.

Penghantaran pulang warga Turki membimbangkan agensi PBB

UNHCR mengikuti laporan-laporan mengenai Arif Komis dengan rasa bimbang.

UN refugee body concerned over deportation of Turkish teacher

The refugee body says it's wrong to forcibly return asylum seekers, following the move to deport Arif Komis.

Pakistan terus gesa PBB campur tangan isu Kashmir

Pada 4 Ogos, Pejabat Luar Pakistan menulis surat kepada UNHCR berkaitan isu Kashmir bagi mengentikan 'krisis kemanusiaan' yang berlaku di wilayah tersebut.

PBB: China dikecam kerana tahan etnik Uighur

Human Rights Watch mendakwa China melaksanakan 'kempen yang melanggar hak asasi manusia secara sistematik' terhadap umat Islam di Xinjiang.

We can only help genuine refugees, says UNHCR

Deputy representative for Malaysia says only those who are persecuted for nationality, race, religion, political opinion or social standing are eligible for a UNHCR card.

Syrian artist trades war-torn home for gritty streets of Malaysia

Musician fled Damascus nightmare in search of his dreams

UNHCR sees higher number of refugees registering over past year

UNHCR representative for Malaysia Thomas Albrecht says this figure doesn't necessarily indicate an increase in the number of refugees coming into the country.

Murgh Tikka: Pakistan-style BBQ spiced chicken

Tikka means pieces or morsels. Thanks to the spiced yogurt marinade they become succulent flavoured morsels, perfect for gatherings.

A Taste From Home: Tales of courage, perseverance and identity

This narrative cookbook shares the stories and recipes of refugees in Malaysia and their efforts to nourish their families in their new home.

Malaysia deports anti-monarchy Thai woman despite UNHCR refugee status

Praphan Pipithnamporn fled to Malaysia early this year after she was accused of sedition for her republican views.

65 lemas kapal tenggelam di perairan Tunisia

Media melaporkan, 16 orang berjaya diselamatkan dan dibawa ke pantai Zarzis oleh tentera laut Tunisia.

Sabah to consider placing refugees on border island, says CM

Shafie Apdal says this might be done in the case of an influx from neighbouring countries, although the refugees will not be sheltered on the mainland.

UNHCR maintains refugee status for Chin community

The agency says the group still needs international protection given the worsening security situation in Chin state in Myanmar.

Impian pelarian Myanmar berkecai jika Malaysia hantar mereka pulang

Ia selepas UNHCR menarik balik perlindungannya selepas mengisytihar bahawa Myanmar sudah selamat untuk penduduk Chin kembali ke tanah air mereka.

Time for a comprehensive policy for refugees

Once issues relating to documentation, employment, education and healthcare are addressed, refugees can fill a crucial human resources gap for Malaysia.

Young dreams dashed as Malaysia prepares to send back 40,000 Chin...

UNHCR has declared Myanmar safe and will no longer renew Chin refugee cards beginning 2020.

How a 15-year-old set out to change life for refugees

Al-Hasan Volunteer Network founder Hasan Al-Akraa is 19 now and dreams of becoming Syria's education minister one day.