More than half of Rohingya Muslim girls who fled violence in western Burma ended up becoming child brides, according to a United Nations survey that also showed widespread domestic abuse.
Thailand’s Criminal Court has set 19 July for handing down a verdict on the alleged trafficking of Rohingya migrants in a case that involves 103 suspects including a senior Thai…
A group of Muslim youths detained in Rangoon last month could spend two years in prison for leaving Arakan State without national registration cards.
Only a coordinated effort among the region’s countries will have a lasting impact on human trafficking in Southeast Asia.
Burma now ranks with Uzbekistan, Sudan and Haiti at the bottom of a list of nations criticised by the US government for failing to do enough to end human trafficking.
The man was shot while trying to escape an immigration detention centre in southern Thailand, according to Thai officials.