Rohingya refugees are continuing to take deadly sea journeys to seek safety. The international community must respond.
An alarming number of Rohingya refugees have been marooned at sea in recent weeks. Urgent action is needed to address the drivers behind these dangerous voyages and to save those still adrift.
84 organizations urge the government of Malaysia to act immediately to address the recent proliferation of ‘hate speech’ and violent threats against the Rohingya community and to ensure that incendiary rhetoric does not trigger discriminatory acts or physical attacks.
Senior Advocate for Human Rights Daniel Sullivan responds to the news that hundreds of Rohingya refugees remain stranded at sea in dire conditions.
Refugees International’s Daniel P. Sullivan testified at a Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission hearing on “Victims’ Rights in Burma.”
In a statement for the record before the Lantos Human Rights Commission, Refugees International outlined the plight of the Rohingya people of Myanmar.
Governments and international agencies have fulfilled few promises to better protect Rohingya.
The absence of a regional plan for the Rohingya crisis is leaving the Rohingya people vulnerable.
This week, in a stifling hot room in Malaysia filled with more than 50 Rohingya refugees, my own work with the community came full circle. I was sitting among dozens of people who had fled the very same displacement camps in Sittwe, Myanmar that I had visited twice before in 2012 and 2014. When I…
Earlier this year, the world watched in both horror and sadness as thousands of desperate Rohingya who had fled persecution in Myanmar were abandoned on boats without food or water. As countless numbers died of dehydration and starvation each day, neighboring countries quarreled over who should take them in and how limited their assistance would…