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Myanmar population law raises fears for Rohingya minority

Myanmar has enacted a population law that rights groups said Sunday targets persecuted Rohingya Muslims, a minority group at the centre of a migration crisis that has seen thousands flee…

Indonesia begins search for migrant boats

Indonesia has begun search and rescue operations for stranded migrant boats carrying Bangladeshis and ethnic Rohingya from Myanmar, an official said Sunday, after it dropped a hardline policy of refusing…

Mass graves of suspected migrants found in Malaysia

Malaysia said Sunday it had found mass graves feared to contain the bodies of Bangladeshi and Rohingya migrants at the centre of a regional human-trafficking crisis.

Migrant workers: victims of govt’s euphemistic policy

Amid the increasing problems and misery many migrant workers have endured in recent weeks, the Indonesian government proudly announced that remittances sent by migrant workers earned the country Rp 105…

Women, LGBT raise awareness over online violence

Ayu, a 26-year-old activist in an institution representing the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, never thought that breaking up with her boyfriend after a six-year relationship would prove…

Jokowi’s eldest son gets ready to tie knot

Surakarta is gearing up to host what could be the most anticipated wedding of the year, between President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s eldest son Gibran Rakabuming Raka and the 2009 Miss…

 

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