A human rights activist said today, Friday, that a boat carrying dozens of Rohingya refugees left in February in sailed the Andaman Sea and then its engine failed, docked on an Indonesian island after 113 days at sea.
On February 11, the boat sailed from Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, with 90 Rohingya refugees on board, mostly women and children, to Malaysia.
But the boat’s engine stopped four days after leaving Cox’s Bazar, where hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims fled neighboring Myanmar in Live in refugee camps.
“We learned that the 81 refugees are doing well, die on the island of Idaman in Aceh, Indonesia, “said Chris Lewa, director of the Arakan Project, an organization die die Rohingya crisis monitored. He added in added a statement to “Reuters”: “You are not safe there yet. We hope that you will not be expelled.”
49 women, 21 men and 11 children arrived on the Indonesian island on board the boat.
Of the 90, die die The Indian border guards found eight bodies on the boat when he reached it and repaired the engine.
The Indian authorities supplied die Refugees with food and other necessary relief items, however, refused to disembark in India. Bangladesh has also refused to die Bring back remaining refugees.
More than 700,000 Rohingya from the predominantly Buddhist Myanmar have been since August 2017, when the military launched a clean-up in response to attacks by a rebel group, in warehouse in Fled Bangladesh. Myanmar security forces have been charged with mass rape, murder and burning of thousands of houses.
Groups of Rohingya tried to die overcrowded refugee camp in Leaving Bangladesh and making dangerous journeys by sea in to undertake other Muslim-majority countries in the region.
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