United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

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...

June 8, 2016
June 8, 2016

UNHCR: Release Roghingya refugees from detention

The Rohingya refugees who arrived in Malaysia after being stranded in the Bay of Bengal a year ago must be released from detention, says United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

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...

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 13, 2015
May 13, 2015

First priority is to save lives of migrants: UNHCR

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) expresses grave concern over reports that Indonesia and Malaysia have pushed back boats carrying vulnerable people from Myanmar and Bangladesh.