Rohingyas

Nowhere people

Print edition : June 26, 2015

A fishing boat carrying Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants being pulled to shore by fishermen off the coast of Julok, in Aceh province, Indonesia, on May 20. Photo: ANTARA FOTO/REUTERS

Rohingya migrants queue up for food at a shelter in Bayeun, Aceh province, Indonesia, on May 25. The Indonesian and Malaysian governments agreed to take in the refugees after a high-level meeting in Bangkok in the third week of May. Photo: Binsar Bakkara/AP

An Indonesian Muslim holds a poster of the Buddhist monk Ashin Wirathu. Dubbed by the regional media as the "Buddhist bin Laden", he heads a radical Buddhist group which has been responsible for much of the communal violence in Myanmar in recent years. Photo: BEAWIHARTA/REUTERS

The humanitarian crisis involving Rohingya refugees grabs global attention as hundreds of them are found abandoned in rickety boats in the waters off the coasts of Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia.
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