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Letters 06 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

Stateless children in limbo

Stateless children are citizens of nowhere. Numbering tens of thousands in Sabah, they can neither claim citizenship nor plead asylum, writes SUHAINI AZNAM.

Nation 29 Jan 2005 | 12:00 AM

3 cops nabbed for extortion

Three policemen who were caught extorting and robbing a foreigner in the city centre have been suspended.

Lifestyle 13 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

Jungle people in hiding in Cambodia

After 25 years of hiding in the jungles, a band of Cambodians finally emerge to find that the Vietnam War is over, EK MADRA reports.

Nation 02 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

Mobile teams a success, says UNHCR

The mobile teams implemented by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) last month to register refugees in the country have been a success.

Nation 25 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

UNHCR urges Government to release refugees

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is appealing to the Government to release 22 Rohingyas and 15 vulnerable refugees who are being held in detention centres so that they can be resettled in other countries.

Nation 31 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

Government stance on DRB-Hicom

Oct 24 to Oct 30: Compiled by WOMG LI ZA

Nation 30 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

Government to recognise UN cards issued to Rohingyas

The Government has decided to recognise the identity cards issued to Myanmar Muslims or Rohingyas by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Mohd Nazri Abdul Aziz said yesterday.

Nation 07 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM

Detainees go on hunger strike

Some 72 inmates of the Semenyih Immigration Detention Centre near here went on a hunger strike yesterday to protest their long detention and alleged poor conditions at the camp.

AseanPlus News 16 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

UNHCR to help out Montagnards

The UN refugee agency said yesterday that its officials were departing for Cambodia's remote border with Vietnam to help Montagnards who fled the April unrest in the neighbouring country.

Lifestyle 20 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Displaced and defenceless

The Vietnamese boat people are long gone on but it doesn't mean that there are no more refugees in our midst. Malaysia, like many other countries, continues to be a reluctant refuge to people forced by conflict and persecution to flee their homeland, report MENG YEW CHOONG inconjuction with World Refugee Day today.