According to the UN refugee agency, around 25,000 Rohingya Muslims in Arakan State have returned to their communities in the past year.
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The U.S. has decided to keep Thailand on its list of worst human trafficking centres for another year, despite government efforts to stop the trade.
Six smugglers at the centre of a “pay and turn back” row between Indonesia and Australia were being questioned by Indonesian police on Tuesday.
The United States said on Friday that thousands of migrants adrift in Southeast Asian seas needed urgent rescue, as countries gathered in Bangkok to discuss the regional crisis.