Regional Roundtable on Judicial Engagement for Southeast Asia

On 6-7 December 2017, the IDC along with UNHCR and APRRN, co-hosted a regional roundtable on judicial engagement in Kuala Lumpur. Attended by lawyers, and representatives from NGO and UNHCR offices…


Migration in Malaysia: Civil Society Consultations

  The IDC, along with UNHCR Malaysia, the National Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (SUHAKAM), and the Malaysian Representative to the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights…


Raising the plight of migrant children in Asia Pacific

Migrant Children in Asia Pacific - Joint side event coordinated by IDC with UNICEF and Save the Children alongside the ESCAP Global Compact preparatory meeting. Speaking: Vivienne Chew, IDC Asia…


Urgent Need for No Child Detention Policy in Thailand

The immigration detention of children continues to be a pressing concern in Thailand. On November 2nd, Fortify Rights reported that a young Rohingya girl named Zainab Bi Bi had died after spending…


Australia Policy Recommendation to End Child Detention

Alliance calls on Australian Government to lead the way in protecting displaced children.   The IDC is one of a coalition of NGOs calling on the Australian Government to lead the way in…


The Plight of Muslim Rohingya

The plight of Muslim Rohingya: What does their future hold?   On August 25th The Myanmar government undertook a horrific crackdown on the minority Muslim Rohingya living in the Rakhine state of…


Malaysia Immigration Raids

Aegile Fernandez, the Director of Tenaganita   Over 6000 individuals  have been arrested and detained this month, as part of a series of mass raids conducted by immigration officers across…


Two Damning UN Expert Reports of Australia’s Detention Regime

Australia has just announced it will take a seat on the powerful United Nations Human Rights Council. Yet two UN Experts have pointed out that significant improvements will need to be made by the…


UN Experts Seek Submissions on the Human Rights of Migrant Children

This is reposted from OHCHR, please find the original post here   CMW-CRC Joint General Comment on the Human Rights of Children in the Context of International Migration   The Committee on the…


Save the Date : IDC Annual Member Meeting June 16

Members at the IDC Annual Member Meeting 2016   Our annual member meeting will be held at the International Conference Centre in Geneva on June 16 from 4.30 - 6.30 pm. The meeting provides an…