Rohingya women, men and children attempting to flee persecution in Myanmar by boat earlier this year were killed or severely beaten by human traffickers, according to a report published by Amnesty International.
According to the report, “Deadly journeys: The refugee and trafficking crisis in Southeast Asia,” the traffickers were torturing the refugees in case their families failed to pay ransoms. Amnesty, stressed that with the monsoon over and a new “sailing season” already underway, thousan...
This story is part of New Europe's Premium content.
|To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In from the ↑ Top of the Page ↑|