Myanmar sends nearly 200 Rohingya captured at sea to Rakhine camps

Nearly 200 Rohingya Muslims arrested at sea last month by Myanmar's navy were sent back to Rakhine state. Seasonal calmer waters see an increase in the number of Rohingya risking lives in the hands of traffickers in a desperate bid to reach...

Myanmar sends nearly 200 Rohingya captured at sea to Rakhine camps
Nearly 200 Rohingya Muslims arrested at sea last month by Myanmar's navy were sent back to Rakhine state. Seasonal calmer waters see an increase in the number of Rohingya risking lives in the hands of traffickers in a desperate bid to reach Malaysia or Indonesia by boat. But few make it as far as Kawthaung, Myanmar's southern-most tip, where 173 were captured.