A Burmese refugee and his child at a temporary camp set up on the border town of Mae Sot, Thailand, on November 9, 2010.
International organization Human Rights
Watch has called for the Thai authorities to investigate the reported
shooting of two Rohingya refugees in a bungled 'push back' operation
north of Phuket. Photo: Gazette file
Many ethnic Rohingya who make the journey over to Malaysia are young men [Reuters]
Muslim residents look out from a temporary relief camp after their
evacuation from riot-hit Meiktila, central Myanmar on March 22, 2013.
(Soe Than Win/AFP/Getty Images)
In this March 22, 2013 photo, carrying belongings Muslim refugees ride
cars to move a rescue camp in Meikhtila where ethnic unrest between
Buddhists and Muslims, about 550 kilometers (340 miles) north of Yangon,
Myanmar. Myanmar President Thein Sein has declared a state of emergency
in a central town where at least 20 people have been killed in violence
between Buddhists and Muslims.The president made the announcement in a
statement broadcast on state television on Friday.AP