The number of migrants applying for refugee status in Canada after crossing the border from the United States has been rising since the beginning of 2017, officials said on 3 March, 2017. "Canada has seen an increase in the number of asylum claims in January ... catchnews.com, 1 month ago
Around 56,000 Rohingya refugees living in Malaysia will be given access to education, training and healthcare using funds contributed by the Qatar government. Refugees, who are holders of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) card, will be ...catchnews.com, 2 months ago Qatar to fund for Rohingyas in Malaysia Business Standard, 2 months ago
In June 2012, communal riots between Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims and Rakhine Buddhists first erupted in the state of Rakhine. After the subsequent government crackdown and “ persecution ” of the area’s Rohingya, state-sponsored violence ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago
The Trump-led administration has launched 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at a Syrian government airbase in response to a suspected chemical weapons attack on a rebel-held town. IN PHOTOS: The 59-missile attack by US on Syria IMAGE: The US launched 59 Tomahawk missiles from the Eastern Mediterranean. Photograph courtesy: US Department of Defense The United States on Friday launched a massive military strike on a Syrian air base in retaliation to a “barbaric” chemical attack on ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
‘Change has to come within Myanmar itself’. ‘I have called upon Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to listen to her ‘inner voice’ and speak directly to the people of Myanmar.’ IMAGE: A Rohingya migrant child, who recently arrived in Indonesia by boat, eats chocolate while queuing up with others for immigration identification purposes inside a temporary compound for refugees in Aceh Timur regency, Indonesia's Aceh Province.According to recent figures, an approximate 90,000 ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
'Having a voice at the table means the other side has to show up to listen. It became clear that wouldn't happen,' says actor Maulik Pancholy, one of the 10 members who resigned this week from the US president's advisory commission on Asian Americans. 'As the son of immigrants, as a person of colour, and as a married gay man,' he tells Rediff.com's Monali Sarkar, 'I feel like so many of the hard won rights that so many people have fought for -- for decades -- are at the risk of being ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
'This is not the country certainly that my parents came to -- right? -- that they have made their home.''Many of the people who were detained for hours on end were people like my family, right?''You would never treat your own mother, never treat your own aunt, the way people were being treated.'Nisha Agarwal, commissioner of the New York mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs and the daughter of Indian immigrants, discusses Donald Trump's executive order on immigration with Rediff.com's Vaihayasi ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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