Malaysia

Thailand criticized over failure to offer refuge to Rohingya migrants

By Wed, May 20, 2015 7:11PM UTC

While Indonesia and Malaysia have agreed to take in the Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants stranded at sea, Thailand has not committed to providing them with refuge.

Rohingya migrant: ‘We went on the boat to look for a Muslim country’

By Wed, May 20, 2015 4:44PM UTC

Migrants from Burma and Bangladesh who were rescued by Indonesian fishermen after being stranded at sea for months say all they wanted was to go to a Muslim country.

Over 370 migrants taken to Indonesia after months at sea

By Wed, May 20, 2015 11:17AM UTC

LANGSA, Indonesia (AP) — More than 370 migrants stranded at sea for months have been rescued and taken to Indonesia, the latest in a stream of Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants to reach shore in a growing problem for Southeast Asia.

In Southeast Asia, Facebook becomes a hotbed of anti-migrant sentiment

By Tue, May 19, 2015 12:49PM UTC

Authorities in the countries directly affected by the Southeast Asian migrant crisis are becoming increasingly concerned about anti-migrant sentiment on social media.

Pressure mounts on ASEAN nations to deal with Rohingya migrant crisis

By Mon, May 18, 2015 3:00PM UTC

Southeast Asian nations faced increasing pressure to deal with the growing migrant crisis Monday, as the countries involved continued to blame their neighbors for the issue.