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DORI, Burkina Faso (Reuters) - Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie visited on Sunday a refugee camp in Burkina Faso housing refugees fleeing jihadist violence in Mali, and praised the country for welcoming the displaced despite its limited resources and battling its own insurgency.
KUALA LUMPUR: The government must uphold the principles of leaving no one behind, by ensuring refugees are included in the national vaccination programme and provide a safe space to receive it, says Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam).
Busy with his brushes beneath a tarpaulin roof, Rohingya artist Ansar Ullah works on a mural depicting a giant vial of COVID-19 vaccine towering over the ramshackle homes of the world's largest refugee settlement in Bangladesh.
PETALING JAYA: The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) has appealed to Malaysians to understand the unfortunate circumstances faced by refugees forced to flee from their home to our shores.
This World Refugee Day, we look at a programme in Malaysia that is helping young refugees get into higher education despite the challenges.
LONDON (Reuters) - This year's World Refugee Day offers a chance to reflect on the uncertainty faced by those forced to flee their homes, Oscar winner Cate Blanchett says as the world grapples with the unpredictability of the COVID-19 pandemic.
TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada will admit more refugees and their families this year as part of its effort to tackle a global crisis, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Minister Marco Mendicino said on Friday.
From AG KALIDAS, President, Malaysian Bar.
KUALA LUMPUR: The government’s decision to vaccinate all foreigners residing in the country, including students, refugees and undocumented migrants, is a welcomed move, says Syrian refugee Hasan Al-Akraa.