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Thailand Sees Fresh Surge of Refugees, Migrants from Myanmar: Report
June 22, 2022

Thailand Sees Fresh Surge of Refugees, Migrants from Myanmar: Report

By Sebastian Strangio
A Thailand-based NGO claims that Thai police have detained nearly 20,000 people trying to cross the border in the last five months alone.

At Least 17 Perish as Refugee Boat Capsizes Off Myanmar Coast
May 24, 2022

At Least 17 Perish as Refugee Boat Capsizes Off Myanmar Coast

By Sebastian Strangio
The tragedy is a reminder of the unresolved Rohingya refugee crisis that has been largely eclipsed by the country's post-coup conflict.
Myanmar Refugee Numbers Swell in India’s Mizoram State
January 25, 2022

Myanmar Refugee Numbers Swell in India’s Mizoram State

By Sebastian Strangio
The exodus follows a series of brutal military reprisal killings in Chin State's Matupi Township.

Bangladesh Sends Hundreds More Rohingya Refugees to Island
November 25, 2021

Bangladesh Sends Hundreds More Rohingya Refugees to Island

By Julhas Alam
Dhaka says that the relocation of refugees to the low-lying island is a temporary arrangement; they will eventually have to return to Myanmar.

After Killing, Bangladesh Launches Crackdown in Rohingya Camps
October 14, 2021

After Killing, Bangladesh Launches Crackdown in Rohingya Camps

By Sebastian Strangio
Bangladeshi police have made nearly 40 arrests, including five in connection with last month's murder of a prominent Rohingya advocate.

UN Strikes Deal for Access to Bangladeshi Refugee Island
October 11, 2021

UN Strikes Deal for Access to Bangladeshi Refugee Island

By Sebastian Strangio
The arrangement will grant UNHCR an official presence on Bhasan Char, which has been criticized for its remoteness and vulnerability to extreme weather.

Myanmar Nationals Fleeing Coup Find a Home Away From Home in India’s Northeast
July 09, 2021

Myanmar Nationals Fleeing Coup Find a Home Away From Home in India’s Northeast

By Rajeev Bhattacharya
Local NGOs and residents are providing the refugees support.
Over 6,000 Myanmar Nationals in India’s Northeast
May 26, 2021

Over 6,000 Myanmar Nationals in India’s Northeast

By Rajeev Bhattacharya
Local reports from Mizoram and Manipur put the number of refugees at close to 7,000.

Myanmar’s Crisis Is Starting to Spill Beyond its Borders
March 19, 2021

Myanmar’s Crisis Is Starting to Spill Beyond its Borders

By Sebastian Strangio
The country's political crisis is well on the way to becoming a crisis for the region as a whole.

Defying Court Order, Malaysia Deports Asylum Seekers to Myanmar
February 24, 2021

Defying Court Order, Malaysia Deports Asylum Seekers to Myanmar

By Sebastian Strangio
The U.N. refugee agency claims that the group included registered asylum seekers.

Rights Groups Attack Malaysia’s ‘Abhorrent’ Deportation Plan
February 19, 2021

Rights Groups Attack Malaysia’s ‘Abhorrent’ Deportation Plan

By Sebastian Strangio
Shortly after its coup d'etat, Myanmar's military junta offered to help Malaysian authorities deport some 1,200 people.
The Long Wait: Chin Refugees in India
May 15, 2019

The Long Wait: Chin Refugees in India

By Sania Ashraf
A Christian minority community from Myanmar faces an uncertain future in India. Many are putting their hopes in third countries.

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