Muslims and Buddhists in Indonesia have joined hands to help resolve the conflict over the Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar and plan to send a team to Rakhine State to talk with Buddhist monks, according to the Jakarta Post.
Chittagong, Bangladesh - Eighty-two Rohingya from the 600 refugees who were rescued on November 17 while being trafficked to Malaysia, were bought before the Chittagong Chief Magistrate’s court for illegal entry into Bangladesh on November 19, said Kazi Shahabuddin, the Officer-in-Charge of Patenga Police Station, reports Kaladan Press November 21.
Bangkok (AFP) - Thailand’s military ruler said on November 21 he was unfazed by people using a three-fingered protest salute inspired by the blockbuster Hollywood franchise "The Hunger Games" to express opposition to the country's junta.
The Koh Tao murder suspects, who have just been remanded for a fifth period of detention, made an appeal for justice to the families of the two murdered British tourists, according to media reports and a migrant rights group following the case.
Thai officials returning to Chiang Mai from last week’s security meeting at the Pitsanulok, headquarters of the Thai Third Regional Army that oversees security along the Thai-Myanmar border, have demanded to be notified of all seminars and workshops being planned by Myanmar ethnic armed organizations or EAOs so that they can send army observers to attend, reports the Shan Herald Agency for News.
Indian media reports the arrest by the Indian police of a suspected Myanmar national, who was allegedly trained by Pakistan-based militant group Tehrik-i-Taliban, in connection with an explosion at an alleged bomb-making factory in Hyderabad.