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  1. News - Asia - THE ROHINGYA

    Activist fears for thousands of missing Rohingya boatpeople

    Posted Nov 16th 2014, 07:40am by Reuters

    ... the same period, Lewa said. The boatpeople are headed for Malaysia, but most transit through Thailand, where smugglers and traffickers hold them at jungle camps near the Malaysian border until ... 13-year-old son Mubarek on October 18. He then boarded a fishing boat with 62 other Rohingya, among them woman with young children hoping to reunite with husbands in Malaysia. Sajeda, who uses only ...

  2. News - Asia - THE ROHINGYA

    Rohingya refugees being 'held in secret Thai jungle camps and sold to human traffickers'

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 10:42pm by Alan Morison

    ... Rohingya. The brokers then try to sell them to their relatives in Malaysia for up to 60,000 baht, the sources said. One of the escapees, "A", led a reporter through steep jungle to reach ... away. I think they ended up in Malaysia. One of them called back and said … 'Do not believe that Immigration is going to send you back to Myanmar or send you to a third country. ...

  3. News - Asia - THE ROHINGYA

    Thai policeman on Rohingya trafficking charge

    Posted Jun 29th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... of taking the 25-year-old victim along with her daughters, aged 12 and nine, and two other women, away from the shelter in Phang Nga in late May. The woman was told she was being taken to Malaysia ... the most persecuted minority groups in the world, Rohingya have for years trickled abroad to neighbouring Bangladesh and, increasingly, to mainly Muslim Malaysia. Myanmar views its population ...

  4. News - Asia - THE ROHINGYA

    Villagers decry 'slaughter' of Rohingya as Thai PM vows inquiry

    Posted Mar 14th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Morison

    ... from the village where they were being sheltered. They have since telephoned their former protectors in Hinlad to say they are safe and in Malaysia. The village imam, Alit Damchor, said many ...

  5. News - Asia - THE ROHINGYA

    Thai forces accused of shooting fleeing Rohingya refugees off Phuket

    Posted Mar 07th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Morison

    ... of us were hoping to reach Malaysia, but my aim is to go on from there to Australia. We are not sure what will happen to us now." Thailand has been swamped this winter by Rohingya, who ...

  6. News - Asia - THE ROHINGYA

    Rohingya boat raises fears on Myanmar exodus

    Posted Jan 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Alan Morison

    ... only men and boys usually made the risky journey to their preferred destination, Malaysia. But the Rohingya have been subjected to a brutal campaign of ethnic violence over the past seven ... from a sinking vessel was refused permission to dock in Singapore. The group was later taken in by Malaysia. One of those crammed into yesterday's boat load, Mohamad, said 10 were children ...

  7. News - Asia - THE ROHINGYA

    Scores missing after another refugee boat sinks off Bangladesh

    Posted Nov 08th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... of Bengal yesterday as they were heading to Malaysia and about half of them are missing. The boat went down in rough seas off Teknaf, the country's southernmost town, on the Bay of Bengal. ... continuing. "We were heading to Malaysia for jobs but the boat suddenly went upside down and sank," survivor Jamir Hossain said. "I floated for several hours before a fishing boat ...

  8. News - Asia - THE ROHINGYA

    Myanmar's persecuted Rohingya find new escape route to India

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 12:00am by SHAIKH AZIZUR RAHMAN

    ... there is a strong moral and legal argument for India protecting the Rohingyas from persecution in Myanmar. Jacob Zenn, who previously worked with the UN's refugee agency, the UNHCR, in Malaysia, said ...



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