20 more remains found at human trafficking site in Padang Besar

Source: The Malay Mail Online

A Malaysian policeman leaves the site of the place where human remains were found, near an abandoned human trafficking camp, in the jungle close to the Thailand border at Bukit Wang Burma in northern Malaysia, May 29, 2015. — Reuters pic

A Malaysian policeman leaves the site of the place where human remains were found, near an abandoned human trafficking camp, in the jungle close to the Thailand border at Bukit Wang Burma in northern Malaysia, May 29, 2015. — Reuters pic

PADANG BESAR, June 6 — Twenty more skeletal remains, believed to be of human trafficking victims, were removed from the Mata Air Forest Reserve, Felcra Lubuk Sireh, here, this evening.

This brings to 34, the number of skeletal remains brought out from this forest, after 14 were removed yesterday. Read more

Unwanted Rohingya migrants trapped in tussle between two nations

Source: The Malay Mail Online

Migrants, who were found at sea on a boat, collect rainwater during a heavy rain fall at a temporary refugee camp near Kanyin Chaung jetty, outside Maungdaw township, northern Rakhine state, Myanmar June 4, 2015. — Reuters pic

Migrants, who were found at sea on a boat, collect rainwater during a heavy rain fall at a temporary refugee camp near Kanyin Chaung jetty, outside Maungdaw township, northern Rakhine state, Myanmar June 4, 2015. — Reuters pic

MAUNGDAW, Myanmar, June 6 — Unwanted by Bangladesh and unwelcome in Myanmar, hundreds of stick-thin migrants found adrift at sea as a transnational trafficking route collapsed are now living in tents on a frontier scrubland.

After weeks crammed together on a boat bound for Malaysia — a treacherous journey many braved to flee persecution or poverty — they are back near to where they began. Read more