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Caged Ahmedi Refugees Fear Returning to Pakistan

Home » Blog Row, The Water Cooler 19 JULY 2011By Kashif N Chaudhry The plight of minorities: Was the very pretext for Pakistan’s existence not the preservation of religious...

Refugee Agency slams arrests in Thailand

NATIONAL » UNITED NATIONS By SUPALAK GANJANAKHUNDEE, NUNTIDA PUANGTHONG THE NATION Published on June 21, 2011 ‘Deep concern’ over 32 locked up, including children The United Nations refugee agency...

New Refugee Arrests Undermine Recent Progress

Burma Tuesday, June 21, 2011 By SIMON ROUGHNEEN In this photo taken on Feb. 16, 2011, Rohingya boat people wait for medical treatment after being rescued, at a port...

Refugees are ‘still suffering’

News > Local News Published: 21/06/2011 at 12:00 AM Although Thailand has not ratified the Convention on the Status of Refugees, the Thai government still needs to provide basic...

A community marked for death

Opinion » Published on June 20, 2011 Re: “Ahmadiya people are safe in Pakistan” June 18, 2011 As a mainstream Pakistani Muslim I was shocked to read the rebuttal...

Embassy should have remained silent instead of lying

Opinion » Published on June 20, 2011 Re: “Ahmadiya people are safe in Pakistan” June 18, 2011 I understand that it is the job of embassy staff to defend...

Immigration law is always top priority

News > Crime In-transit asylum seekers must still face Thai justice Published: 13/06/2011 at 12:00 AM Police will continue to arrest illegal immigrants who enter the country under the...

Thailand frees 96 Pakistani refugees

World | Pakistan Conditions in the overcrowded detention centre saw 150 people sharing cells for 30-40 people APPublished: 00:00 June 7, 2011 Image Credit: AP Pakistani refugees walk in...

Detained in Thailand: Almost 100 Pakistani refugees released

Pakistan Published: June 7, 2011 The refugees, all members of the Ahmadi community, had been in detention for more than six months. PHOTO: REUTERS BANGKOK: Almost 100 Pakistani refugees...

Pakistani refugees freed on bail from Thai jail

World AP June 06, 2011 A Thai police officer stands next to Pakistani refugees who walk in line to a waiting bus after they were released from the immigration...

Thailand Releases Pakistan Minority Refugees on Bail, Welcomed by Activists

South Asia Daniel Schearf | Bangkok June 06, 2011 Photo: AP Pakistani refugees walk in line to a waiting bus after they were released from the immigration detention center...

Pakistani refugees freed on bail from Thai jail

  SE Asia Home > Breaking News > SE Asia > Story Jun 6, 2011 Almost 100 Pakistani refugees have been freed from Bangkok’s overcrowded immigration prison in an...

Thailand releases Pakistani refugees on bail

Breaking News » 05 June 2011 Thai immigration police Monday released on bail 96 Pakistani refugees of the Ahmadiyya Muslim community who had been detained for nearly six months....

Thailand to free Pakistan refugees

Asia Pacific News Saturday, 04 June 2011 Posted: 04 June 2011 2034 hrs A Thai soldier stands guard close by Government House in Bangkok. BANGKOK: Thailand on Saturday confirmed...

International community must intervene for the release of 85 Ahmadi refugees mistreated in Thailand

Asian Human Rights Commission — Statement PAKISTAN/THAILAND: International community must intervene for the release of 85 Ahmadi refugees mistreated in Thailand FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AHRC-STM-019-2011 January 31, 2011 A...

Rights groups’ concern over Thailand asylum arrests

  Wed, Dec 22, 2010 AFP BANGKOK – An elderly Chinese dissident and more than 30 children are among a host of refugees and asylum seekers arrested and detained...

PAKISTAN: Statement of concern on the detention of refugees and asylum seekers of Pakistani origin in Thailand

Asian Human Rights Commission — Statement ASIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION — URGENT APPEALS PROGRAMME Dear friends, We wish to share with you the following statement from 26 Human Rights...

THAILAND: Officials detain babies, children and pregnant women among asylum seekers

Asian Human Rights Commission — Urgent Appeals THAILAND: Officials detain babies, children and pregnant women among asylum seekers ASIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION — URGENT APPEALS PROGRAMME Urgent Appeal Case:...