Asia: refuge!: ethnicity and nationality: refugees in Asia

This report focuses on refugee flows connected with human rights abuses suffered by people because of their ethnic or national identity. When governments or armed opposition groups target people for their ethnicity, everyone in the targeted community is threatened – and there is little they can do to protect themselves. Their very identity, often irrespective of their particular political views or activities, is the reason that their lives are at risk. They have no choice but flight The document focuses particularly on Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Butan and East Timor.

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