Fintech start-up aims to raise US$600,000 for refugees in Malaysia

Tulus Digital partners with UNHCR to kick-start mobile app crowdfunding campaign.

By Aminah Farid · 4 days ago

Fintech start-up aims to raise US$600,000 for refugees in Malaysia

Pregnant migrant sets herself on fire in Greek camp

Authorities say woman mistakenly believed Germany rejected asylum application.

· 1 month ago

Pregnant migrant sets herself on fire in Greek camp

Refugee women at higher risk of gender-based violence

· 3 months ago

Why are children still in detention centres, asks activist group

Asylum Access Malaysia charts difficulties implementing pilot project of releasing children, mums into community care.

By Hailey Chung Wee Kye · 4 months ago

Why are children still in detention centres, asks activist group

Educating refugees

WOMEN for Refugees, a non-profit, is tackling the problem of illiteracy among the Rohingya by offering English and Bahas...

By Afif Abd Halim · 6 months ago

Educating refugees


High Court throws out Rohingya refugees' caning penalty for illegal entry

Judge rules group of 27 men in need of protection from persecution at home in Myanmar.

By Bede Hong · 8 months ago

High Court throws out Rohingya refugees' caning penalty for illegal entry

1% of humanity displaced, says UN

Total of 68% of world's refugees come from Syria, Venezuela, Afghanistan, South Sudan, Myanmar.

· 9 months ago

1% of humanity displaced, says UN

Arrests make refugees afraid of taking Covid-19 tests, says Suhakam

Commission says government still arresting, detaining people, despite assurances to contrary.

· 11 months ago

Arrests make refugees afraid of taking Covid-19 tests, says Suhakam

Authorities to screen Rohingya refugees for Covid-19

National Disaster Management Agency to make call on where to quarantine people picked up off Langkawi this morning.

By Zaim Ibrahim · 1 year ago · 1 comment

Authorities to screen Rohingya refugees for Covid-19

Signing UN treaty not a must to grant refugees work rights

Advocacy group hopes delay in decision-making due to govt's wish to put in place efficient system.

By Ragananthini Vethasalam · 1 year ago

Signing UN treaty not a must to grant refugees work rights

Cabinet sub-committee to discuss allowing refugees to work

M. Kula Segaran says ministers also to receive feedback from stakeholders, including UNHCR.

By Ragananthini Vethasalam · 1 year ago

Cabinet sub-committee to discuss allowing refugees to work

Malaysians seek refuge in Australia to escape 'failed federation', says activist

Lina Soo slams Putrajaya for not fulfilling its promises to Sabah and Sarawak.

By Desmond Davidson · 1 year ago · 6 comments

Malaysians seek refuge in Australia to escape 'failed federation', says activist

Stranded migrants at sea an ‘unacceptable situation’ says rescuer

Charity says ship kept at sea for 12 days because ports refused docking permission.

· 1 year ago

Stranded migrants at sea an ‘unacceptable situation’ says rescuer

Refugees protest in Indonesia over Australia border policy

Demonstrations take place in  several cities while group of 15 asylum seekers in Jakarta threaten hunger strike.

· 1 year ago

Refugees protest in Indonesia over Australia border policy

Plea against Myanmar’s repatriation programme on refugees, asylum seekers

· 1 month ago