Bangladesh trafficking victims tell of torture

Victims say they were lured to Thailand and Malaysia by promises of better jobs, then tortured.

Human Rights

Monks join hundreds in Myanmar anti-Rohingya rally

Yangon protesters decry international "bullying" as persecuted Rohingya migrants flee for other Southeast Asian nations

Humanitarian crises


More than 2,000 migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh have landed in Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia in recent weeks.

Humanitarian crises

Malaysia detains hundreds of migrants arriving on boats

At least 1,000 migrants, including many Rohingya Muslims, sent to detention centres after landing on island of Langkawi.

Human Rights

Police aim to subdue Myanmar violence

Police deployed and curfew imposed in the city of Mandalay after Buddhist-Muslim clashes left two dead.