UN Reports 53,000 Refugees Risked Their Lives on Smugglers Boats in South-East Asia

UN Reports 53,000 Refugees Risked Their Lives on Smugglers Boats in South-East Asia

  GENEVA – A new¬†United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) released on Friday has found that more people are risking their lives on smugglers’ boats in South-East Asia despite the prospect of violence en route. The refugee agency estimates that 54,000 people have undertaken irregular maritime journeys in the region so far this year, […]