Bangladesh arrests 10 Rohingya bound for Malaysia


Police in Bangladesh have arrested 10 Rohingya refugees as they were about to board a boat to travel to Malaysia. Current calmer weather could entice many more to try to reach other more prosperous countries by boat by paying traffickers. – EPA pic, November 30, 2018.

BANGLADESHI police have arrested 10 Rohingya refugees as they were about to board a boat to travel to Malaysia, an officer said today.

Southeast Bangladesh is home to around a million Rohingya, most of whom fled Myanmar last year following a military crackdown and are now in vast camps.


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