Villagers look at a wooden boat used by Rohingya people in Pidie, Aceh province on December 27, 2022. Photo: AFP
Villagers look at a wooden boat used by Rohingya people in Pidie, Aceh province on December 27, 2022. Photo: AFP
Myanmar

‘Left to die’: Fates of 5 Rohingya boats across Asia spotlight enduring crisis of stateless Muslim minority

  • Since 2020, more than 3,000 Rohingya Muslims have attempted the journey from Bangladesh by sea, according to the UN
  • Advocates fear that interest in their plight is waning, after regional officials were slow to respond to calls by rights groups to help the vessels

Villagers look at a wooden boat used by Rohingya people in Pidie, Aceh province on December 27, 2022. Photo: AFP
Villagers look at a wooden boat used by Rohingya people in Pidie, Aceh province on December 27, 2022. Photo: AFP
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