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Migrant passport applications surge - Myanmar Times - Click2Myanmar

Migrant passport applications surge - Myanmar Times - Click2Myanmar | Refugees | Scoop.it
Migrant passport applications surgeMyanmar Times“The Ranong office has issued the highest numbers of passports even though it's only been open.
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Myanmar's president calls for easing tensions | The Associated ...

Myanmar's president calls for easing tensions | The Associated ... | Refugees | Scoop.it
Myanmar's president says his government is trying to ease tensions between political factions and reach out for better relations with the country's numerous ethnic groups. President Thein Sein told Parliament Monday that ...
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Click2Myanmar | Blog | Myanmar's president calls for easing ...

Click2Myanmar | Blog | Myanmar's president calls for easing ... | Refugees | Scoop.it
Sydney Morning HeraldMyanmar's president calls for easing tensionsThe Associated PressNAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's president says.
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Malaysian refugee advocate to attend Climate Change Social Change conference

Malaysian refugee advocate to attend Climate Change Social Change conference | Refugees | Scoop.it
By Peter Boyle Angeline Loh/Shannan.
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Somalia: Bossaso Residents Welcome New Mayor | Thenigeriandaily.com

Somalia: Bossaso Residents Welcome New Mayor | Thenigeriandaily.com | Refugees | Scoop.it
Garowe Online (Garowe) 21 August 2011 Residents in Puntland's most populous port city of Bossaso have welcomed the election of the city's new mayor, Radio Garowe reports. On 14 Aug., the 27-member Bossaso District ...
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UNHCR Calls on All Sides in Libya to Protect Third-Country Nationals

UNHCR Calls on All Sides in Libya to Protect Third-Country Nationals | Refugees | Scoop.it
From UNHCR: “UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres today [22 August] called on all sides of the conflict in Libya to ensure that the thousands of third-country nationals trapped in Tripoli and other areas by the continuing fighting are...
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Italy Hopes to Revive Libyan Friendship Treaty, Including Migration Control Provisions

Italy Hopes to Revive Libyan Friendship Treaty, Including Migration Control Provisions | Refugees | Scoop.it
Italian officials, including Defence Minister Ignazio La Russa, said yesterday that the Italian-Libyan friendship treaty signed in 2008 by Prime Minister Berlusconi and Gaddafi should be revived once a new government takes power in Libya.  The head...
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East Africa famine: How to help

East Africa famine: How to help | Refugees | Scoop.it
Read 'East Africa famine: How to help' from our blog The Newsroom on Yahoo! News.
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UNICEF - Press centre - Education Cluster rapid assessment warns of massive school drop out in Somalia

Education Cluster rapid assessment warns of massive school drop out in Somalia: The findings indicate that schoo...
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Myanmar rebels reject peace call – The portal of free world news!

Myanmar rebels reject peace call – The portal of free world news! | Refugees | Scoop.it
YANGON, Myanmar, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Myanmar's ethnic armed groups have rejected the government's call to enter individual peace talks as a divide-and-rule tactic, an expatriate newspaper reported.
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Vietnam, Myanmar boost agricultural cooperation — Talk Vietnam

Vietnam, Myanmar boost agricultural cooperation — Talk Vietnam | Refugees | Scoop.it
The plan was revealed at talks between Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Cao Duc Phat and Myanmar Agriculture and Irrigation Minister Myint Hlaing, in Hanoi on Aug. 22. The two sides agreed to boost ...
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UN warns famine could spread to southern Somalia – Khaleej Times ...

Ghana News Agency UN warns famine could spread to southern Somalia Khaleej Times DUBAI — The famine in five regions of southern Somalia could spread to the entire area if relief supplies do not reach the starving ...
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Burmese refugees touch down from Malaysia

Burmese refugees touch down from Malaysia | Refugees | Scoop.it
THIRTEEN Burmese refugees have today arrived in Australia from Kuala Lumpur - the first since the Gillard government's refugee swap was signed with Malaysia.   Eight of the Chin minority refugees have gone to Melbourne and five to Adelaide, as the...
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Focus on Australia

Focus on Australia | Refugees | Scoop.it
The Centre for Policy Development (CPD) has just released A New Approach: Breaking the Stalemate on Refugees & Asylum Seekers, a report "which comprehensively critiques Australia's refugee and asylum policies and finds they are inhumane,...
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Tunisia Restricts Border Crossings with Libya

Tunisia Restricts Border Crossings with Libya | Refugees | Scoop.it
The Tunisian side of the main border crossing with Libya at Ras Jedir was reportedly closed to routine crossing on Monday; sick and injured persons were allowed to cross in to Tunisia.  According to media reports, Tunisian authorities are fearful...
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Burma's President turns a deaf ear to the calls for peace

Burma's President turns a deaf ear to the calls for peace | Refugees | Scoop.it
Burma's President turns a deaf ear to (Burma’s President turns a deaf ear to the calls for peace: To carry out the maneuver, Burma Army has been reacti...)...
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Networks Step Up Coverage in Famine Zones

Television networks in the United States are stepping up their coverage from Somalia and Kenya amid what the United Nations calls a worsening humanitarian crisis there.
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Why Western Aid Won't Save Somalia

Why Western Aid Won't Save Somalia | Refugees | Scoop.it
The famine in East Africa must be viewed within the messy political context of regional politics in Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya. Aid organizations and their recipients deserve physical protection rather than rhetorical support.
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