UN High Commissioner for Refugees

IMPERIALIST HYPOCRISY

Given the prominent roles these nations have in reducing the once thriving Middle Eastern country to rubble and displacing millions in the process, it is nothing short of hypocrisy for them to essentially demand refugees to respect their borders when they had no qualms about invading Syria's border.

October 2, 2015
October 2, 2015

Rebuilding the asylum system

The European Union needs to accept responsibility for the lack of a common asylum policy, which has transformed this year's growing influx of refugees from a manageable problem into yet another political crisis.

September 18, 2015
September 18, 2015

IMPERIALIST HYPOCRISY

Given the prominent roles these nations have in reducing the once thriving Middle Eastern country to rubble and displacing millions in the process, it is nothing short of hypocrisy for them to essentially demand refugees to respect their borders when they had no qualms about invading Syria's border.

June 20, 2015
June 20, 2015

Overcoming compassion fatigue

We urge the Bangladesh government to review its Rohingya refugee policy, to robustly engage with the international community to compel Mynamar to create enabling conditions for the refugees to return, to refrain from taking new measures that may further jeopardise the interests of registered Rohingya refugees.

May 29, 2015
May 29, 2015

The sighs of ancestors rock migrant boats

AS many as 8,000 refugees have been adrift in the Andaman Sea lately, some of them stranded for more than two months.

May 15, 2015
May 15, 2015

Pushbacks endanger thousands in Bay: UN rights body chief

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein urges governments in the South East Asia region to take swift action to protect their lives.

April 23, 2015
April 23, 2015

EU to hold emergency migrant summit

EU leaders are due to hold an emergency summit on ways to stem the number of migrants risking the perilous journey across the Mediterranean.