Amnesty International Indonesia’s executive director Usman Hamid urged authorities to treat the latest arrivals humanely
Nearly 100 Rohingya from Myanmar, including 30 children, have been rescued from a rickety wooden boat off the coast of Indonesia’s Sumatra island, a maritime official said Wednesday.
Images shot from Indonesian rescue boats showed dozens of children and adults, many weeping, after they had been plucked from their vessel by local fishermen.
“The boat with Rohingya onboard was broken and floating in the middle of the sea when the fishermen found them,” said Muhammad Nasir, head of the maritime authority in Sumatra’s northernmost Aceh province.
Sep 14, 2020Staff Reporter Abul kalam of Camp 16 told to our correspondence that Rohingya Community Members actually want to go back to Myanmar, not to a island which is in the middle of bay of Bengal. It is really very dangerous during monsoon season. Recently, some leaders from different camps went to see the location whether […]
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