Myanmar Chin in M'sia call for UN review on refugee status

Alyaa Alhadjri

Modified 29 Aug 2018, 11:25 am

A group of Myanmar Chin leaders have urged the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) to review its decision to end their refugee status by 2020.

Alliance of Chin Refugees (ACR) coordinator James Bawi Thang Bik said many Chin who are now in Malaysia will be left in limbo if they fail in their attempts to be resettled in the US or a third country.

“I am alone here because all of my family members, including my mom, my brother, and my brother’s wife, are already in the US...

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