Myanmar welcomes return of ethnic Chin refugees, says UNHCR


  • Nation
  • Thursday, 28 Feb 2019

PETALING JAYA: The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) reported that the Myanmar government recognises and welcomes the return of ethnic Chin refugees, although several Chin community leaders responded by sharing their reservations.

An email statement by the UNHCR regional representative in Bangkok to R.AGE dated Feb 26 announced that UNHCR has communicated with both the Malaysian and Myanmar governments about its review process in regards to the cessation of refugee protection for Chin refugees.

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