Chin refugees protest at UNHCR offices over UN decision on refugee status

  • Nation
  • Friday, 29 Jun 2018

KUALA LUMPUR: Hundreds of Chin refugees demonstrated at The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) office on Friday (June 29) after being told that they would have to go back home by 2020.

The Chin - who are the second largest refugee group in Malaysia - were told by UNHCR on June 13 that the agency decided to begin the process of ending refugee status for them beginning this August.

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