Items filtered by date: July 2016

Malaysia bar UNHCR from issuing card to 'walk-in refugees'

PUTRAJAYA, 20 July 2016 -- Malaysia has ordered the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to stop issuing identity cards to 'walk-in refugees' from their office as the government want to take part in identifying genuine asylum seekers.

Three Burmese killed in Malaysia

PENANG, MALAYSIA, 12 July 2016 - Three Burmese nationals, including a refugee card holder, were killed mercilessly while another heavily injured in an attack in Penang, a northern state in Malaysia.
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