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  1. News - Asia - THE ROHINGYA

    Rohingya boat raises fears on Myanmar exodus

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

    ... Rohingya, including women and children, was intercepted off the Thai holiday island of Phuket yesterday, raising fears they are part of an exodus of Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar. Previously, 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 ...

  2. News - Asia - THE ROHINGYA

    Thai policeman on Rohingya trafficking charge

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

    ... who fled communal violence in Myanmar are housed at the shelter, while hundreds of men from the ethnic group are being held at an immigration detention centre in the same province. Rights ...

  3. News - Asia - THE ROHINGYA

    Scores missing after another refugee boat sinks off Bangladesh

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

    ... in search of work. The stream of Rohingyas trying to leave Myanmar has intensified this year because of violence between the Muslim community in western Myanmar's Rakhine state and Buddhists. ...

  4. News - Asia - THE ROHINGYA

    Myanmar's persecuted Rohingya find new escape route to India

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

    ... to the persecuted Muslims. In the past two months, 1,000 Muslim Rohingya have streamed across the border into India through the northeastern state of Mizoram (see map), following brutal sectarian violence ... by the ongoing ethnic violence. He urged India, which is the world's largest democracy, to play a leadership role in showing humanitarian concern for the Rohingyas' plight and set an example ...

  5. News - Asia - THE ROHINGYA

    Thai forces accused of shooting fleeing Rohingya refugees off Phuket

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

    ... are fleeing persecution and deprivation in their native Myanmar and border areas in Bangladesh. Thousands have set sail to escape a recent outbreak of violence targeting their communities. Because ...



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