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  • US calls for 'regional solution' for Rohingya migrants

    The United States is coming under pressure from human rights groups and some in Congress to help Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants stranded at sea as Southeast Asian nations refuse to let them come to shore. Washington is stepping up its calls for...
  • 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...
  • How Southeast Asia has created its own humanitarian crisis

    The waters off some of Southeast Asia's most pristine beaches are the focal point of a regional humanitarian crisis. Yet nobody is rushing to solve it. More than 1,600 migrants and refugees have landed on the shores of Malaysia and Indonesia in the...
  • First few fishing slaves home in Myanmar; hundreds waiting

    When Kyaw Naing arrived at the tiny thatch-and-bamboo shack in Myanmar, it was empty and the door stood wide open. He was finally home, after five years of being forced to work as a slave on a fishing boat, but there was no one to greet him. His...
  • 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...