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Posts Tagged ‘Malaysia’ (42 found)

Southeast Asia: Open Letter: Refugee Crisis

On 29 May 2015, Thailand is scheduled to host a Regional Summit on Irregular Migration in Bangkok to address the current refugee and migrant crisis in South East Asia, which has seen more than 2,000 people arrive by boat in Malaysia and Indonesia in May. According to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), thousands remain stranded at sea […]

May 25, 2015  •  By Amnesty International  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Urgent APRRN Statement On Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand Allowing Migrants Rescued at Sea Temporary Protection

APRRN welcomes the decision of the governments of Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand to provide temporary protection to refugees and migrants rescued at sea as a step in the right direction […]

May 25, 2015  •  By Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

South East Asia: Necessary U-Turn on Refugee Boats Still Leaves Thousands at Risk

The decision by Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand to reverse an appalling policy of turning back boats carrying refugees and vulnerable migrants is a step in the right direction – but falls far short of the measures urgently needed to save thousands of lives still at risk at sea, or to address the root causes of the crisis, Amnesty International said […]

May 20, 2015  •  By Amnesty International  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Joint Statement By UNHCR, OHCHR, IOM And SRSG For Migration and Development: Search and Rescue At Sea, Disembarkation, and Protection of The Human Rights of Refugees and Migrants Now Imperative To Save Lives in The Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea

We, the undersigned*, strongly urge the leaders of Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand, to protect migrants and refugees stranded on vessels in the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea, to facilitate safe disembarkation, and to give priority to saving lives, protecting rights, and respecting human dignity […]

May 19, 2015  •  By UN High Commissioner for Refugees and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and International Organization for Migration  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Rohingya and Bangladeshi Boat People Humanitarian Crisis: Prompt and Concrete Measures Needed

The Malaysian Bar is appalled by the ongoing saga of the fate befalling boatloads of thousands of people heading for our shores […]

May 19, 2015  •  By Malaysian Bar  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement of the Coalition of Young People of Indonesia for ASEAN

Dear ASEAN Community, lately we have been surprised by the news of forced migration of Rohingya people from Myanmar […]

May 18, 2015  •  By Coalition of Young People of Indonesia for ASEAN  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Hammond Urged To Mobilise EU Over Rohingya Refugee Crisis

Burma Campaign UK today called on Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond to ensure that EU Foreign Ministers discuss the Rohingya refugee crisis when they meet on Monday. The European Union should apply pressure on Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia to stop pushing boats of Rohingya refugees and Bangladeshis back out to sea […]

May 15, 2015  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Southeast Asia: End Rohingya Boat Pushbacks

(Bangkok, May 14, 2015) – Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia should end their pushbacks of boats with Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants and asylum seekers, and instead bring them ashore and provide desperately needed aid, Human Rights Watch said today […]

May 14, 2015  •  By Human Rights Watch  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Rohingya Refugee Crisis: ASEAN Should Stop Push-Back and Tackle Root Causes

Burma Campaign UK today called on ASEAN members to stop pushing boats of Rohingya refugees and Bangladeshis back out to sea […]

May 14, 2015  •  By Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

ASEAN: ICJ Condemns Indonesian and Malaysian Push-backs at Sea

Bangkok, Thailand — The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) today condemned the decisions of the governments of Indonesia and Malaysia to turn away and push back boats carrying hundreds of Bangladeshis and Rohingyas, including women and children, out to sea […]

May 13, 2015  •  By International Commission of Jurists  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤