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  • Thai authorities spot boat carrying migrants near Malaysia

    A Thai provincial governor says authorities have spotted a boat carrying hundreds of migrants near Malaysian border waters. Satun provincial governor Dejrat Simsiri said navy and fishing boats working for the government were monitoring the boats. He...
  • Malaysia turns away 2 boats with more than 800 migrants

    Thousands of Rohingya Muslims and Bangladeshis abandoned at sea had nowhere to turn Thursday as Malaysia turned away two boats crammed with more than 800 migrants, saying it could not afford to keep being nice. Indonesia and Thailand also appeared...
  • Thailand arrests 4, vows crackdown on human traffickers

    Police arrested three Thai officials and a Myanmar citizen in a crackdown on a long-existing criminal network that smuggles persecuted ethnic Muslims from Myanmar into Thailand and holds them captive in camps where scores have died before they can pay...
  • Thai police dig up 26 bodies at suspected trafficking camp

    Thai police trekked into the mountains and dug up 26 bodies from dozens of shallow graves at an abandoned jungle camp that's been linked to human trafficking networks, which activists say are "out of control" in the Southeast Asian country. A lone...
  • Another boat found at sea as Rohingya refugee crisis deepens

    Another boat found at sea as Rohingya refugee crisis deepens
    Another boat, this one crammed with 500 Rohingya Muslims and Bangladeshis, was found off Malaysia's coast Wednesday, an activist and an official said, as the international community called on Southeast Asian governments to open their borders and step up...
  • Malaysia to push back Rohingya unless boats are sinking

    Abandoned at sea, thousands of Bangladeshis and members of Myanmar's long-persecuted Rohingya Muslim-minority appeared Wednesday to have no place to go after two Southeast Asian nations refused to offer refuge to boatloads of hungry men, women and...
  • Activist: Rohingya at sea without food, water beg for rescue

    A ship carrying hundreds of Rohingya Muslims sent out a distress call asking to be rescued Tuesday, saying they were abandoned by their captain without fuel and have been without food or water for three days. Chris Lewa, director of the nonprofit...
  • Up to 6,000 Rohingya, Bangladeshi migrants stranded at sea

    Hundreds of migrants abandoned at sea by smugglers in Southeast Asia have reached land and relative safety in the past two days. But an estimated 6,000 Bangladeshis and Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar remain trapped in crowded, wooden boats, migrant...
  • 1,600 Rohingya, others land in Indonesia and Malaysia

    About 1,600 Rohingya and Bangladeshi refugees have landed in Malaysia and Indonesia in the past day, apparently after human traffickers abandoned their virtual floating prison ships and left the passengers to fend for themselves, officials said Monday....
  • Boats with 600 Rohingya and Bangladeshis land in Indonesia

    Boats carrying nearly 600 Bangladeshis and long-persecuted Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar washed to shore in western Indonesia, some after captains and smugglers abandoned the ships, leaving passengers to fend for themselves, survivors and migrant...
  • Over 600 persecuted Rohingya from Myanmar wash ashore in Indonesia

    Over 600 persecuted Rohingya from Myanmar wash ashore in Indonesia
    Boats carrying nearly 600 Bangladeshis and long-persecuted Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar landed in western Indonesia on Sunday, with some migrants needing medical care, officials and a nonprofit organization said. Thousands more are believed to be...