Indonesia

Indonesian police kill 2 suspected terrorists in shootout

By Mon, May 25, 2015 8:11PM UTC

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police say they have killed two suspects and arrested seven others in raids on a jihadist organization with possible links to the Islamic State group. National Police spokesman Brig. Gen. Agus Rianto said Monday that police fatally shot two men late Sunday in the Central

No professor, the Rohingya really are homeless and stateless

By Sun, May 24, 2015 7:03AM UTC

The sophistry of politicians in the face of the Rohingya crisis is astounding. It mainly consists of reality-denial, blame-shifting and creative word play. Now, one Singapore academic has joined in the fray with a supposedly insightful commentary that is really a tragic failure in discursive analysis and a veiled attempt to justify half-hearted responses to the crisis.

Rohingya crisis: The myth of Australia’s ‘front door’

By Fri, May 22, 2015 11:23AM UTC

How should asylum seekers, fleeing persecution, aided and abetted by their own government, escape their plight? How may the Rohingya, who suffer mass internment, destitution, malnutrition, starvation and widespread discrimination, find refuge?

Malaysia PM orders Rohingya migrant boat rescues

By Thu, May 21, 2015 3:30PM UTC

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says he has ordered the navy and the coast guard to conduct search and rescue operations for boats carrying Rohingya migrants stranded at sea.

Will Aung San Suu Kyi break her silence on Burma’s Rohingya crisis?

By Thu, May 21, 2015 1:00PM UTC

Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) party appears to have finally shown some support for the nation’s persecuted Rohingya Muslims after years of ignoring their plight.