The May 2015 boat crisis: the Rohingya in Aceh

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Graham Thom;
(2016)
  • Publisher: UTS ePRESS, University of Technology Sydney
  • Journal: Cosmopolitan Civil Societies: An Interdisciplinary Journal (issn: 1837-5391, eissn: 1837-5391)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5130/ccs.v8i2.4816
  • Subject: Rohingya | Refugees | Sociology (General) | HM401-1281 | Aceh | Boat Crisis | Indonesia | human trafficking

The 2015 discovery of mass graves in Thailand’s Sadao district, on the border with Malaysia, led to a crack-down on people smugglers by the Thai and Malaysian authorities. Thousands of Rohingya (as well as Bangladeshi migrants) were left stranded in the Andaman Sea as s... View more
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