Troubled Waters: Indonesia’s Growing Maritime Disputes
February 19, 2014
Troubled Waters: Indonesia’s Growing Maritime Disputes
Indonesia has become embroiled in maritime disputes with neighbors like Singapore, Australia, and Papua New Guinea.
Troubled Waters: Indonesia’s Growing Maritime Disputes
People Smugglers Feel the Pinch
December 10, 2013
People Smugglers Feel the Pinch
People smugglers find business tougher as the Australian government’s crackdown begins to have an impact.
People Smugglers Feel the Pinch
Afghanistan Remains Epicenter of Refugee Problem
June 21, 2013
Afghanistan Remains Epicenter of Refugee Problem
Despite the unrest in Syria, Afghanistan is the source for 25% of the world’s refugees, with Pakistan and Iran hosting 95% of them.
Afghanistan Remains Epicenter of Refugee Problem
The Rohingya: Unwanted at Home, Unwelcome Abroad
October 09, 2012
The Rohingya: Unwanted at Home, Unwelcome Abroad
If Burma is to embrace democracy, the voices of “the most persecuted people on the planet” must be heard.
The Rohingya: Unwanted at Home, Unwelcome Abroad
A North Korean Refugee Dilemma
March 08, 2012
A North Korean Refugee Dilemma
China says they are migrants, and the U.N. refers to them as detained. Either way, fleeing North Koreans could face forced labor or execution if sent back.
A North Korean Refugee Dilemma
December 29, 2011
No Justice for Hmong Refugees
Successive Thai governments have indicated that they don’t want to deal with Hmong refugees. They should.
No Justice for Hmong Refugees
Court Nixes Refugee Deal
September 01, 2011
Court Nixes Refugee Deal
A ruling by the High Court in Australia puts a spanner in the works of a refugee swap deal with Malaysia.
Court Nixes Refugee Deal
Trading Malaysian Places
August 02, 2011
Trading Malaysian Places
A controversial deal between Australia and Malaysia for dealing with asylum seekers has gone into effect.
Trading Malaysian Places
Burma's 'Nowhere People'
June 07, 2011
Burma's 'Nowhere People'
Persecuted in their Burma homeland, many of the Rohingya people have fled across the border to Bangladesh. But even there, they can’t make a living.
Burma's 'Nowhere People'
Escaping North Korea
May 28, 2011
Escaping North Korea
The hundreds of North Koreans escaping into China each year are facing ever tougher border controls. Those caught face imprisonment and torture.
Escaping North Korea
Indonesia Watch
May 17, 2011
Indonesia Watch
Australia and Thailand are in talks over asylum seeker arrangements. It could be part of a drive toward a regional system.
Indonesia Watch
After Burma Poll, Conflict Looms
October 27, 2010
After Burma Poll, Conflict Looms
Burma’s history is marked by insurgencies and ethnic tension. Next month’s poll could see them bubble over into armed conflict.
After Burma Poll, Conflict Looms
Japan Softens on Refugees
September 29, 2010
Japan Softens on Refugees
After accepting new Burmese exiles, will Japan show more of its humanitarian side?
Japan Softens on Refugees
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