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Thai cops detain 27 Rohingya being smuggled into Malaysia

Thai cops detain 27 Rohingya being smuggled into Malaysia

NARATHIWAT: Thai authorities detained 27 ethnic Rohingyas in the Salamai sub-district of Tak Bai early today for allegedly trying to enter Malaysia. Narathiwat Regional Immigration chief Col Noppadol Rakchart said those detained, comprising 22 men, three women and two children,

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Myanmar: Rohingya trafficking victims nabbed in Yangon

Myanmar: Rohingya trafficking victims nabbed in Yangon

Myanmar authorities have arrested 17 Rohingya Muslims who were smuggled from troubled western Arakan (Rakhine) State to the country’s commercial capital Yangon, an official said Sunday. A police officer in Yangon told Anadolu Agency, “we arrested 17 Bengalis from Rakhine

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Malaysia Detects 4 Rohingya boats on sea

Malaysia Detects 4 Rohingya boats on sea

Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian Authorities have detected and received information of 4 small boats carrying persecuted Rohingya heading to Malaysia. They were expected to arrive either on 11 or 12 October 2016. But up till now no information was received about

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Rohingya trafficker sentenced to 35 years

Rohingya trafficker sentenced to 35 years

A man whose trucks were stopped while carrying nearly 100 persecuted Rohingya has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for human trafficking. On Jan. 11, 2015, police intercepted five vehicles at a checkpoint in Hua Sai district of Nakhon

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People smugglers abandon 60 Myanmar nationals on Thai-Malaysia border

People smugglers abandon 60 Myanmar nationals on Thai-Malaysia border

KUALA LUMPUR ― Sixty Myanmar nationals seeking to cross into Malaysian were stranded at the Thai-Malaysia border by human traffickers, an Australian broadcaster reported today. According to ABC News, Thai police found the group at an abandoned house near the

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UN urge stronger action to shield millions from human trafficking

UN urge stronger action to shield millions from human trafficking

UNITED NATIONS New York (Xinhua) — UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged the international community to do more to end the inhumane practice of human trafficking and protect migrants and refugees—particularly young people, women and children—from those who attempt to

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Malaysian NGOs Demand Government Action on Human Trafficking

Malaysian NGOs Demand Government Action on Human Trafficking

Malaysian authorities need to prosecute more human trafficking cases if they are serious about tackling the problem, NGO leaders said Tuesday as a U.S. ambassador at-large who specializes on the issue was visiting the country. Representatives of several local NGOs

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U.S. Will Offer Recognition to the Thai Junta’s Anti-Trafficking Efforts, Reports Say

U.S. Will Offer Recognition to the Thai Junta’s Anti-Trafficking Efforts, Reports Say

U.S. government is reportedly set to remove Thailand from a blacklist of countries that fail to tackle human trafficking. If true, the move would sound a rare positive note in recent relations between the two countries, which cooled after the

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U.S. to downgrade Myanmar in annual human trafficking report

U.S. to downgrade Myanmar in annual human trafficking report

The United States has decided to place Myanmar on its global list of worst offenders in human trafficking, officials said, a move aimed at prodding the country’s new democratically elected government and its still-powerful military to do more to curb

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Malaysia Jails Bangladeshi Man for Human Smuggling

Malaysia Jails Bangladeshi Man for Human Smuggling

A Malaysian court on Thursday sentenced a Bangladeshi man to 10 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to three counts of human smuggling in an area where 106 people’s  graves were discovered in May 2015, local media reported. Nurul

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WATCH: #Rohingya Daily News 19 September 2017

WATCH: #Rohingya Daily News 19 September 2017
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