Refugees are defined as people who are unable to return to their home countries due to fear of persecution, war or conflict and are entitled under international law to protection and assistance. However our government does not generally recognise refugees but treats them like “illegal” migrants.
14 of her compatriots joined Daw Aung San Suu Kyi in detention on Friday, 19th June 2009. Their crime: gathering in Malaysia to show her support without bringing along their identification papers. Earlier that day, however, the British High Commissioner to Malaysia together with numerous other celebrities took part in the global campaign to show […]