COMMENT | Malaysia still does not officially recognise 'refugees', and routinely harasses them by arresting and detaining them.
Foreign minister says responsibility must be shared equally between home and host countries.
‘This Malaysia cannot be the old Malaysia where we hear stories of torture,’ commissioner says.
COMMENT | Refugees want the right to live in dignity pending repatriation or resettlement.
LETTER | Its manifesto indicates that at least for now, M'sia will improve its human rights record.
LETTER | We, the undersigned, seek the UNHCR to conduct a special session for Rohingya refugees.
Despite their meagre salaries here, most Rohingya send home as much money as they can.
NGO says this amounted to 'new and near-total ban on admission of refugees from 11 nationality groups'.
Deputy home minister fears Rohingya militants will take advantage of Malaysia’s goodwill.
‘If not, we just wait for death,’ claims refugee on atrocities in Arakan.
Meet refugees artisans and traders and learn about projects you can support t aa bazaar this Saturday.
The department says it will not hesitate to take action against officers found to have used violence against detainees in depots.
Deputy minister, however, says the claim that detainees have to resort to drinking toilet water will be probed.
They recount the alleged ordeal endured in Malaysian detention centres.
'Finding Home' app lets users experience being a Rohingya refugee in Malaysia.
Court fixes March 24 for the hearing, upon request by the DPP, to prepare the 'necessary responses'.
US will honour deal to resettle Afghan, Iranian and Iraqi asylum-seekers now held in Australia.
Teheran will enact similar controls against US visitors to Iran.
The president orders his secretary of state to review the US refugee programme.
Most workers at Pasar Borong Selayang are undocumented or refugees, says one trader.
10,000 chanted “free the Rohingya” at Stadium Mini Titiwangsa in Kuala Lumpur.
“In the early 70s, Malaysia had faced the exodus of Vietnamese boat people into the country and finally they were successfully resettled in third countries with the assistance of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).” - Deputy prime minister of Malaysia, High Level Summit on Addressing Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants 2016
This reflects the country’s commitment to fulfill migration obligations, he says.
One objective is to achieve a more equitable sharing of the burden and responsibility.
However, there may be a glimmer of hope for them.
The collaboration is between M'sia and UNHCR.
COMMENT | It is only right to channel more attention and effort into actionable solutions.
Cabinet decided this as the cards are being abused, Shahidan says.
The 17-year-old, who entered Germany alone as a refugee, injured four passengers with a knife and an axe.