Indonesia’s foreign minister on Saturday demanded answers from Canberra after Tony Abbott refused to deny allegations of paying traffickers to turn back.
Deep in southern Bangladesh in a sweltering camp of mud houses where Rohingya Muslims from Burma are sheltered, there is fear rising that they have to move again, 22 years after they crossed the river or sped through the forests.
On this special episode of DVB Debate, the panel discusses Burma’s role in the regional migrant crisis.
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.
In this week’s episode of DVB Debate, the panel questions the government’s motives for annulling white cards, and ponders what is next for former holders within the persecuted Rohingya minority.