The Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Photo: APThe Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Photo: AP
The Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Photo: AP

Malaysia detains 269 Rohingya refugees found in boat off Langkawi island

  • Malaysian marine officials intercepted the vessel Monday off the northern resort island of Langkawi
  • Malaysia, which has a majority Muslim population, has been a common destination of boats arranged by traffickers who promise the refugees a better life abroad
Topic |   Malaysia
The Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Photo: APThe Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Photo: AP
The Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Photo: AP
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