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Myanmar/Burma refugees in Japan after 25 yrs in Thai camp

Asia’s first refugee resettlement programme underway
Geneva, Switzerland GenevaLunch – Three families who have spent 25 years in the Mae La camp in northern Thailand have landed near Tokyo, Japan, where they are being resettled as refugees, the first in Asia’s new refugee resettlement programme. UNHCR UN High Commissioner for Refugees in Geneva announced that the …