Myanmar’s Suu Kyi slams ‘iceberg of ‘misinformation’ over Rohingya

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi slams ‘iceberg of ‘misinformation’ over Rohingya

Global outrage over Myanmar’s treatment of its Rohingya Muslims is being fuelled by “a huge iceberg of misinformation”, Aung San Suu Kyi said Wednesday, after the UN led calls for her government to end violence that has forced 146,000 to flee to Bangladesh. Rohingya refugees have poured into Bangladesh, fleeing a massive security sweep in […]

The world’s other refugee crisis is about to begin, again

The world’s other refugee crisis is about to begin, again

BANGKOK, Thailand — Southeast Asia is bracing for a new “sailing season.” It’s a benign-sounding expression for one of the region’s most perilous annual events. Starting late in the year, when monsoons recede and seas grow calmer, tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar make a grim decision. They choose to sail eastward on […]