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Rohingya refugees

Why the Rohingya Are Being Treated the Way They Are

Why the Rohingya Are Being Treated the Way They Are

By Nasreen Chowdhory
Leading precarious lives in camps in Bangladesh and India, stateless Rohingya face an uncertain future.

Indonesia Rescues Dozens of Rohingya Refugees From Capsized Boat

Indonesia Rescues Dozens of Rohingya Refugees From Capsized Boat

By Sebastian Strangio
The rescue off the coast of Aceh underscores the extreme dangers that many refugees are exposing themselves to in order to find sanctuary abroad.
How Aceh’s About-face on Rohingya Refugees Echoes in India

How Aceh’s About-face on Rohingya Refugees Echoes in India

By Angshuman Choudhury
Right-wing disinformation networks in India are using events in Indonesia to revive fake news and hate speech campaigns targeting the Muslim minority group.

Rohingya Refugees and the Shifting Tide in Indonesia

Rohingya Refugees and the Shifting Tide in Indonesia

By HuiYin Chuah and Jennifer Vallentine 
Aceh’s growing hostility toward Rohingya arrivals proves that international, regional, and federal support is essential for sustainable community-driven responses. 

The Local and International Dimensions of Aceh’s Rohingya Crisis

The Local and International Dimensions of Aceh’s Rohingya Crisis

By Virdika Rizky Utama
There are signs that the region's ongoing anti-refugee backlash is being whipped up by domestic actors' quest for political gain.

Residents in Western Indonesia Protest Mounting Rohingya Refugee Arrivals

Residents in Western Indonesia Protest Mounting Rohingya Refugee Arrivals

By Sebastian Strangio
The protest in Aceh follows the arrival of more than 1,500 refugees, mostly women and children, since last month.

Indonesia’s Refugees Are Just in Transit. What Happens If the Boats Keep Coming?

Indonesia’s Refugees Are Just in Transit. What Happens If the Boats Keep Coming?

By Aisyah Llewellyn
The past week has seen a new wave of Rohingya arrivals from the refugee camps of southeastern Bangladesh.
Hundreds of Rohingya Refugees Disembark in Indonesia’s Aceh Region

Hundreds of Rohingya Refugees Disembark in Indonesia’s Aceh Region

By Sebastian Strangio
Five boats carrying nearly 900 people have reached western Indonesia over the past week, UNHCR officials say.

Justice More Important Than Ever as Rohingya Mark Bleak Anniversary

Justice More Important Than Ever as Rohingya Mark Bleak Anniversary

By Tun Khin
“It is high time that the world takes action to end the genocide against the Rohingya, starting with supporting the international justice efforts.”

6 Years Without Books: A Lost Generation of Rohingya Youth

6 Years Without Books: A Lost Generation of Rohingya Youth

By Lucky Karim
In the sprawling, poorly-provisioned refugee camps of Cox's Bazar, it is nearly impossible for Rohingya children to get a proper education.

Malaysia Charges Four Men Over Mass Graves and Trafficking Camps

Malaysia Charges Four Men Over Mass Graves and Trafficking Camps

By Sebastian Strangio
The charges relate to the discovery of more than 100 bodies in mass graves in the Thailand-Malaysia border region in 2015.
A Missing Boat of 180 Rohingya Refugees Symbolizes the World’s Apathy

A Missing Boat of 180 Rohingya Refugees Symbolizes the World’s Apathy

By Kristen Gelineau
Human rights advocates say what happened to those on board is the latest example of political inaction and global apathy: Governments ignore the Rohingya because they can.

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