January 17, 2013
China's Myanmar Problem
With conflict raging on China’s borders with Myanmar, Beijing weighs the possible influx of refugees.
September 21, 2012
Burma's Forgotten Dilemma
Will 140,000 refugees in Thailand seeking safety from the world’s longest-running civil war ever be able to go home?
February 09, 2010
‘Does Anyone Remember Us?’
Former Australian Prime Minister John Howard received widespread criticism from human rights groups for his ‘Pacific Solution’ to an influx of refugees. But is Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s ‘Indonesian Solution’ any better? Joe Cochrane meets the refugees of West Java who fear that they are simply being forgotten.
December 26, 2009
Climate Change's First Refugees
Pacific island nations are on the frontline of climate change, yet despite being seen as the first ‘victims,’ many are re-positioning themselves to lead the world in renewable energy infrastructure, writes Ben Bohane.
December 14, 2009
Meet Quetta's 'Untouchable' Christians
They embraced the religion of their invaders to escape the caste system that had condemned them to a miserable existence. But Karlos Zurutuza reports on how, centuries later, Christians in the Taliban stronghold of Quetta are once again becoming ‘untouchables.’
December 03, 2009
We Were All Boat People Once
Two months after docking in Indonesia, a boat full of Sri Lankan refugees still don’t know if they will be allowed to reach their intended destination of Australia. Susan Merrell looks at how the debate has unfolded in Australia and visits a New South Wales town with direct experience of the issue.
November 10, 2009
No Place Like Home?
After decades in exile, some Tibetans are beginning to question whether the breathtaking location in India that has served as their temporary residence might, despite their best hopes, be taking on the trappings of a more permanent home. Saransh Sehgal meets the exiles living in Dharamsala, home of the Dalai Lama.
May 07, 2009
The Bhutan Inssurgencies
The cliff-perched fortresses that dot Bhutan’s mountainous perimeter serve as a testimony to a longstanding effort to keep out foreigners.