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Jan 09, 2019
Australian minister hints that Saudi 18-year-old is likely to get asylum; United Nations says teen is a refugeeThe decision marks a significant victory for the 18-year-old, who is currently in Bangkok where she says Thai authorities attempted to block her from travelling to Australia to claim asylum
Jan 07, 2019
18-year-old Saudi woman, 'held' at Bangkok airport, sends out desperate tweets seeking asylum, protesting deportationPhil Robertson of Human Rights Watch said that Saudi woman Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun should be allowed by Thailand to see the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and apply for asylum.
Aug 10, 2018
UNHCR welcomes Thailand's move to grant citizenship to three boys and coach trapped in Chiang Rai caveUNHCR has welcomed the Thailand government's move to grant citizenship to the three "Stateless "trapped boys and their coach
Jan 22, 2018
Tensions mount in refugee camps in Bangladesh ahead of planned relocation of Rohingya Muslims to MyanmarTensions mounted on Sunday at refugee camps in Bangladesh holding hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims over an operation to send them back to Myanmar, from where they have fled following a military crackdown.
Nov 25, 2017
Myanmar, Bangladesh accept UNHCR's offer for assistance on repatriation of Rohingya Muslim refugeesThe two governments signed a pact settling the terms of the repatriation process, and return of Rohingya Muslims refugees to Myanmar is expected to start in two months
Oct 13, 2017
Supreme Court bars deportation of Rohingya Muslims until case hearing, says govt can't be blind to plight of women, kidsThe Supreme Court on Friday deferred the hearing on the deportation of Rohingya Muslims in India to 21 November.
Sep 30, 2017
Refugees in Delhi Part 4: Somalian migrants enjoy peace but deportation, racial discrimination looms largeOver 1.1 million Somali refugees remained in neighbouring countries and the wider diaspora. As violence intensified in Yemen, Somalis who had fled continued to return home. By the end of the year, over 30,500 Somalis were back
Sep 28, 2017
Refugees in Delhi Part 3: Driven from their land, Afghan migrants find hope in football, yoga and artOn the first day of a sunny autumn in New Delhi, Firstpost met up with some boys from Afghanistan
Jun 19, 2017
65.6 million people displaced worldwide: United Nations report says figure highest ever in historyThe United Nations said devastating conflicts, violence and persecution in places like Syria and South Sudan had left a record 65.6 million people uprooted from their homes by the end of 2016.
Dec 23, 2016
Burmese Christians in India and a possible clue to why Europe's Muslim refugees are converting to ChristianityThough forced to relocate because of religious differences, Burmese Christians in India find solace in religion and community support, and their situation possibly explain why Muslim refugees are converting to Christianity in Europe