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Nation 28 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

UNHCR: Asylum-seekers not illegals

Asylum-seekers should not be treated as illegal immigrants and be arrested, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) office in Kuala Lumpur said Wednesday.

Nation 22 Mar 2019 | 11:00 PM

Chin community finds hope in new UNHCR decision

PETALING JAYA: A new video by R.AGE shows the emotional reaction of Chin refugees in Malaysia after they learned that UNHCR would not be revoking their refugee status as previously announced.

Nation 29 Jun 2018 | 6:53 AM

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

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.

Nation 06 Nov 2011 | 12:00 AM

Registration of UNHCR refugees and asylum-seekers in January

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will start the registration of asylum-seekers and refugees holding UNHCR documents in January, the UN Refugee Agency said.

Nation 27 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Call first, UNHCR tells asylum seekers

All foreign asylum seekers and refugees are advised to call the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) office in Kuala Lumpur first before turning up because of the continuing police presence there that has resulted in several arrests since last Tuesday.

World 09 Sep 2018 | 5:29 AM

UNHCR says Tripoli facility ready to help refugees caught up in fighting

GENEVA (Reuters) - The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) on Saturday recommended that thousands of refugees who escaped from detention centres amid clashes between militia in Tripoli be directed to a facility in the capital to help them to safety.

Nation 13 May 2017 | 5:53 AM

Nur Jazlan: UNHCR not cooperating with refugee numbers

JOHOR BARU: The Home Ministry is identifying the exact number of refugees holding cards issued by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

Nation 05 Jul 2014 | 12:00 AM

Over 4,200 Lankans on UNHCR list in Malaysia

PETALING JAYA: There are 4,280 Sri Lankan refugees and asylum-seekers registered with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Malaysia.

Nation 03 Mar 2005 | 12:00 AM

Home Ministry upset with UNHCR

The Home Ministry has received information that the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is granting refugee status to too many illegal immigrants in the country and is upset over it.

Nation 06 Sep 2018 | 10:36 AM

UNHCR urged to suspend policy on Chin refugees

PETALING JAYA: A refugee rights group has urged the UNHCR to suspend its policy to end refugee status of Chin Refugees from Myanmar.