Daily Archives: August 29, 2017

Thousands Of Rohingya Flee To Bangladesh Border, Turned Away

On Friday, August 25th, violence erupted as result of a series of coordinated attacks by Rohingya, a Muslim minority, insurgents. The group attacked 30 police stations on Friday and violence continued through Sunday. The death toll has risen to 98, 80 of which are insurgents. Twelve are members of security […]

Cambodian Government Shutdowns Media, Banishes US NGO 1

After Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen’s criticism of media and NGOs this Tuesday, the Cambodian government shut down fifteen radio stations and banished some Western-backed NGOs, including National Democratic Institute (NDI), a US NGO that receives funding from United States government. Mr Yim Sovann, the Spokesperson for Cambodia National Rescue […]

UNHCR Condemns ‘Cash-For-Boat Turn Back’

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNCHR) representative, Thomas Vargas, has called for legal retribution and condemnation of governments that make payments to smugglers. Amnesty International alleges that Australian officials who paid people smugglers to return to Indonesia have committed transnational crimes. The organization has released a report detailing […]