By Dr Habib Siddiqui
In recent weeks, Rohingyas stranded in rickety boats in the seas of Southeast Asia has caused international alarm. There are several thousand of these migrants in boats off the coasts of Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia with dwindling supplies of food and water. Nicholas Kristof of the New York Times calls it ‘a scene of a mass atrocity.’ If the seas will not kill them, starvation will.
Continue reading “Can We Allow Fate of those in the SS St. Louis to Repeat?”
Chittagong, Bangladesh: Bangladesh has been invited to join a regional meeting on human trafficking and people smuggling issues to begin in Thailand on May 29, according to May 15, Financial Express of Bangladesh. Continue reading “Bangladesh to join special meeting on human trafficking”
By Aman Ullah
“The Andaman Sea is about to become a floating mass grave, and it’s because of the failure of governments, including our own, to do what is necessary.”
Nick Kristof in the New York Times
Continue reading “Maritime ping-pong game with the human life in the sea”