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Escaping Rohingya Recaptured as Traffickers Tempt Young Teen Girls to Flee

Escaping Rohingya Recaptured as Traffickers Tempt Young Teen Girls to Flee

PHUKET: Seven single Rohingya women were recaptured on 12th July as they waited in a plantation north of Phuket to be picked up by human traffickers and transferred south to Malaysia. The group, among 78 women and children being housed

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Malaysia businessmen are kingpins of human trafficking network:Police

Malaysia businessmen are kingpins of human trafficking network:Police

KUALA LUMPUR – Outwardly, they are exemplary businessmen involved in import and export but beneath the facade, they have been found to be the top three Malaysian kingpins of an international human trafficking ring. An elite police team from Bukit

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Myanmar arrests 93 traffickers, but none from Arakan.

Myanmar arrests 93 traffickers, but none from Arakan.

YANGON: Myanmar police have arrested more than 90 people for human trafficking offences this year, media reported Monday, but no cases have been uncovered in Arakan (Rakhine) state where persecuted Rohingya have fled in droves. Police gave a breakdown of

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Crackdown five years ago allegedly showed senior Army officer how to profit from Rohingya

Crackdown five years ago allegedly showed senior Army officer how to profit from Rohingya

BANGKOK: — IT WAS a crackdown on trafficking of Rohingya and other migrants, starting in Ranong five years ago, that put key suspect Lt-General Manas Khongpaen in charge, and later taught him to know how to make profit from the

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Persecuted Rohingyas raped at Thai-Malaysia border camps

Persecuted Rohingyas raped at Thai-Malaysia border camps

Muslim Rohingya women who were held at human-trafficking camps in Thailand and Malaysia were subjected to gang rapes by their captors, assaults that left at least two of them pregnant, a Malaysian media report said. Malaysia’s state-run Bernama news agency

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Obama calls on Myanmar to end Rohingya discrimination

Obama calls on Myanmar to end Rohingya discrimination

US President Barack Obama has said that Myanmar needed to take seriously the issue of how it treats the Rohingya people, if it wanted to be successful in its transition to a democracy. Obama, speaking to a group of young

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13 human skeletons exhumed from graves at Bukit Wang

13 human skeletons exhumed from graves at Bukit Wang

KUALA LUMPUR: Thirteen skeletons, believed to be the remains of Rohingya human trafficking victims, have so far been exhumed from graves at Bukit Wang Burma in Wang Kelian, Perlis. Inspector-General of Police Secretariat assistant head (Corporate Communications), ACP Datin Asmawati

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Rohingya taken off before Myanmar ‘rescued’ boat

Rohingya taken off before Myanmar ‘rescued’ boat

THEK KAY PYIN, MYANMAR — When the Myanmar navy seized a boat used by people smugglers last week, it announced that the 200 people found aboard were mostly Bangladeshis seeking better economic prospects in Southeast Asia. The message was clear:

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Southeast Asia: Accounts from Rohingya Boat People

Southeast Asia: Accounts from Rohingya Boat People

(Bangkok) – Rohingya and other survivors of dangerous boat voyages from Burma and Bangladesh describe horrific treatment by unscrupulous smugglers and traffickers in Burma, and abuse and neglect aboard ships, Human Rights Watch said today. A regional meeting scheduled on

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US, Japan Offer Help To Solve Rohingya Issue, Says Najib

US, Japan Offer Help To Solve Rohingya Issue, Says Najib

SENDAI (Bernama) – The United States and Japan have indicated their willingness to help Malaysia and ASEAN solve the issue of ethnic Rohingyas. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said the Malaysian government would discuss further on the type

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WATCH: #Rohingya Daily News 19 September 2017

WATCH: #Rohingya Daily News 19 September 2017
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