4 STORIES TAGGED ‘UNHCR’

Refugees Voluntarily Return Rate Drop

November 26, 2018  •  Author: Karen News

A third batch of refugees from camps along the Thai-Burma border who wishes to voluntarily want to return to Burma are being processed by officials from the UN refugee agency and Burma and Thailand. In Mae La camp, the largest camp on the Thai Burma border, fewer people show... Read more ►

UNHCR: Save Lives, Keep Borders Open to Refugees

May 16, 2015  •  Author: Karen News

The United Nations High Commission on Refugees released a media statement on Thursday 13 May, voicing its concerns about the alleged treatment of Rohinhyan refugees by both the Malaysian and Indonesian governments this week. The UNHCR said it was “extremely alarmed at repo... Read more ►

Mae Fah Luang Launches New Round Of Refugee Camp Surveys

February 19, 2014  •  Author: Khar Hsu Nyar

The Mae Fah Luang Foundation has begun conducting surveys at Mae Ra Moe [Mae Rama Luang] and Mae La Oon refugee camps in Mae Hong Song province to gauge resident opinions on where they hope to live in the future. More than 70 MFLF-trained refugees started gathering data on F... Read more ►

UNHCR under fire from community groups on refugee repatriation process

December 18, 2012  •  Author: Nan Thoo Lei (KIC)

The Burma Partnership (BP), a community based advocate organisation called on the United Nation High Commissioner for Refugee to consult and to involve refugees in the process of repatriation. Burma Partnership released a video that shows the lack of consultation and involv... Read more ►

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