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  1. Rohingya Migrants Stranded on Boats

    Somebody has to take them in. Officials are warning of “boats full of corpses” as thousands of Muslim migrants fleeing persecution in Myanmar  attempt to escape to neighboring countries like Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia, but find themselves refused at every port. In the Andaman Sea, a wooden boat filled with about 350 people who have been abandoned by their crew say that 10 of their fellow passengers have died — and more may follow, if the refugees aren’t supplied with food and water.  

    NYT, BBC

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