Australia

Australian-Cambodian refugee agreement could set disturbing precedent – UN agency

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) today expressed deep apprehension today over a new refugee agreement between Australia and Cambodia barring Nauru refugees seeking Australia’s protection from settling there, offering them instead settlement in Cambodia.

Concern over forced return of asylum seekers

Concern has been raised by the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) over the increasing number of asylum seekers who are being deported from countries where they are hoping for refuge.

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