Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Press Release: Redress the Rights of Refugees in Malaysia

Date: November 12, 2014

On behalf of the entire Rohingya people both in home and exile, we at the Rohingya Arakanese Refugee Committee (RARC), Malaysia warmly salutes the proactive plan and welcome the recent decision to issue cards for the registered refugees of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Malaysia.

We express our sincere gratitude towards His Excellency Dato’ Seri Dr. Ahmad Zahid Hamid, the Honorable Minister for Home Affairs of Malaysia for taking initiatives towards the betterment of Burmese refugees in Malaysia.

We also appreciate the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), particularly His Excellency Dr. Volker Turk, the Director of the International Protection in Geneva who managed to come through for having this proactive decision.