Asia Pacific News Round Up October & September

The appointment of António Guterres as the next UN secretary general could be great for the refugee crisis as he vows to continue “being a spokesman for the downtrodden”  

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Rohingya footballers kicking goals and tackling prejudice

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The continuing tensions in PNG is highlighting the need for quick and humane resettlement options. 

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A report released by the Immigration Department showed that there are children in Australia’s onshore detention centers again. 

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IDC member group, Tenaganita, is continuing great work and calling for comprehensive policies in Malaysia. 

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Australian state, Victoria increases funding for refugee support services. 

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Afghanistan facing a humanitarian crisis as thousands flee Pakistan

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Australia proposes ‘refugee swap‘ with the United States

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Malaysia signs the New York Declaration assuring commitment to providing assistance to refugees and asylum seekers 

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How the Asia-Pacific can lead the way on migrants and refugee

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