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Refugees & Asylum Seekers

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April 28, 2021

Jakarta Globe - April 28, 2021

Yudha Baskoro, Jakarta – A group of refugees and asylum seekers has been back to live in front of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) offices in Central Jakarta fo

March 31, 2021

Suara Papua - March 31, 2021

Human rights defenders have exposed updated information on the situation of internally displaced persons (IDPs) from the regencies Nduga and Intan Jaya.

March 22, 2021

The New Humanitarian - March 22, 2021

Antonia Timmerman, Jakarta – Trapped in limbo for years, refugees and asylum seekers in Indonesia say they're seeing a rash of suicides in immigration detention centres and donor-funded

March 10, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - March 10, 2021

Jayapura – Citizens including a religious figure demand the Indonesian state to take responsibility for the displaced people who had left their homes due to fear of losing their lives a

February 25, 2021

Radio New Zealand - February 25, 2021

Amnesty International has voiced concern about ongoing deadly conflict in West Papua.

February 2, 2021

Agence France-Presse - February 2, 2021

Lhokseumawe – Scores of Rohingya women missing from a refugee camp in Indonesia have been trafficked into Malaysia to reunite with their husbands, several sources have told AFP.

January 28, 2021

Agence France-Presse - January 28, 2021

Jakarta – Hundreds of Rohingya are missing from a refugee camp in Aceh and are believed to have been trafficked to neighbouring Malaysia, officials and sources said Thursday.

January 25, 2021

January 2, 2021

Asia Pacific Report - January 2, 2021

Benny Mawel, Jayapura – "Merry Christmas, 25 December 2020," says the graffiti displayed in the yard of the Nduga student dormitory in the study city of Jayapura.

October 29, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 29, 2020

News Desk, Jakarta – The Aceh Police have named five suspects for allegedly trafficking Rohingya refugees to Indonesia in June.

October 20, 2020

The Guardian - October 20, 2020

Nicole Curby – From the ferry terminal in Batam, a city on Indonesia's far north-western border, you can look across the narrow strait to Singapore.

September 14, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 14, 2020

Dian Septiari, Jakarta – Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi has expressed the government's concern about the increasing number of Rohingya refugees arriving on Indonesia's shores, calling o

September 12, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 12, 2020

Jakarta – A Rohingya refugee in Aceh died of a respiratory illness on Friday, only a day after two other refugees died of similar causes.

September 7, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 7, 2020

Hidayatullah Tahjuddin and Poppy McPherson Reuters Lhokseumawe, Indonesia/Bangkok, Thailand – Almost 300 Rohingya refugees believed to have been at sea for six months landed in Indonesi

The Guardian - September 7, 2020

Reuters in Lhokseumawe – Almost 300 Rohingya refugees believed to have been at sea for six months landed on a beach in Aceh province, Indonesia, early on Monday, Indonesian authorities

June 29, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 29, 2020

Dian Septiari, Jakarta – Indonesia has garnered praise for its decision to provide humanitarian assistance to the nearly 100 Rohingya migrants stranded off the northern coast of Aceh t

June 28, 2020

Tempo - June 28, 2020

Antara, Jakarta – The Coalition of Civil Society Organizations has praised the local people and Government of North Aceh for their initiative and lead in rescuing Rohingya refugees in

June 27, 2020

ABC News - June 27, 2020

Max Walden – Almost 100 Rohingya people were helped ashore by locals from fishing villages on the northern tip of the Indonesian province of Aceh before officials had decided to allow

June 26, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 26, 2020

Jakarta – Amnesty International has urged the government to show support for Aceh residents after they rescued dozens of Rohingya refugees in Northern Aceh waters.

The Guardian - June 26, 2020

Rebecca Ratcliffe and Febriana Firdaus – On Thursday afternoon, residents of Aceh, Indonesia, waded back and forth in water helping Rohingya refugees clamber to safety.

Al Jazeera - June 26, 2020

Nearly 100 Rohingya people who were stranded off the coast of Indonesia were pulled to shore on Thursday by local people furious at local authorities' refusal to give them shelter beca

June 25, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 25, 2020

Apriza Pinandita, Jakarta – The Indonesian government has said that it has provided emergency assistance to dozens of Rohingya refugees who found themselves stranded in northern Aceh w

Jakarta Post - June 25, 2020

Jakarta – Amnesty International has called on Indonesian authorities to ensure immediate protection for dozens of Rohingya refugees, who were rescued by local fishermen after they beca

June 22, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 22, 2020

Made Anthony Iswara, Jakarta – World Refugee Day, which occurred on June 20, has provided an opportunity for activists to urge the government to do more to uphold the human rights of r

June 20, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 20, 2020

Jakarta – Human rights activists have lambasted the government for its lack of attention given to refugees as a vulnerable group during the COVID-19 outbreak.