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All Posts Tagged With: "Burmese refugees in Malaysia"

Q&A: Detainee tells of squalor, beatings in Malaysian camp

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Q&A: Detainee tells of squalor, beatings in Malaysian camp

Worldfocus speaks with "David," a Burmese refugee who was recently released from a Malaysian detention camp. The camps are severely overcrowded, and conditions are reportedly wretched, with limited or no access to clean water, medical treatment and food.

Posted: August 25, 2009 14:13   Comments: 4
Burmese refugee in Malaysia loses job, girlfriend and hope

Interview (audio)

Burmese refugee in Malaysia loses job, girlfriend and hope

Karen Zusman recently returned from Malaysia, where she reported on the plight of Burmese refugees. In this audio interview, she speaks with one of the refugees about recent developments.

Posted: July 29, 2009 12:29   Comments: 4
A Burmese family’s story of multiple arrests, weekly bribes

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A Burmese family’s story of multiple arrests, weekly bribes

Karen Zusman, an independent journalist, writes about one family caught up in the human trafficking of Burmese refugees on the Thai-Malaysian border.

Posted: July 14, 2009 09:33   Comments: 6
Malaysia refuses to recognize Burmese as refugees

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Malaysia refuses to recognize Burmese as refugees

Karen Zusman, an independent journalist, recently returned from Malaysia, where she reported on the plight of Burmese refugees trapped inside that country. Listen to the full audio documentary and view images from her travels.

Posted: July 13, 2009 12:22   Comments: 8
Burmese refugees rounded up and sold in Malaysia

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Burmese refugees rounded up and sold in Malaysia

In Malaysia, some immigration officials have been accused of involvement in selling refugees from Myanmar, also known as Burma, to gangs in Thailand.

Posted: July 13, 2009 12:21   Comments: 9
Malaysian immigration officials implicated in human trafficking

Interview (video)

Malaysian immigration officials implicated in human trafficking

Elaine Pearson, deputy director of the Asia division of Human Rights Watch, joins Martin Savidge to discuss the status of the Myanmar refugees in Malaysia and the problem of human trafficking in Asia.

Posted: July 13, 2009 12:20   Comments: 5

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