Thailand: Investigate Departure of Rohingya ‘Boat People’

(New York) – The Thai government should investigate reports that authorities forcibly pushed back to sea 91 ethnic Rohingyas seeking asylum, Human Rights Watch said today. The Rohingyas subsequently washed up in India’s Andaman and Nicobar islands, more than 700 kilometers away, in a boat that the BBC reported did not have a motor.

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