Rohingya refugees stranded on a wooden boat on the water off Bireuen, Aceh province, Indonesia. Photo: EPA
Rohingya refugees stranded on a wooden boat on the water off Bireuen, Aceh province, Indonesia. Photo: EPA
Indonesia

Indonesia says Rohingya refugee boat can stay ‘in the name of humanity’

  • ‘Today, the Indonesian government decided, in the name of humanity, to give refuge to Rohingya refugees currently afloat on a boat near Biereun district’, said an official
  • The refugees had been at sea for 28 days when their boat’s engine broke and the vessel began taking on water

Topic |   Indonesia
Rohingya refugees stranded on a wooden boat on the water off Bireuen, Aceh province, Indonesia. Photo: EPA
Rohingya refugees stranded on a wooden boat on the water off Bireuen, Aceh province, Indonesia. Photo: EPA
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