After my two-week stay, I leave, but they will still be there. They will still have nothing more to do everyday except wait for the day to end by roaming around the camp.
How about just taking the simple step of signing the 1951 Refugee Convention and accept refugees into the country and treat them well?
It was just last year when the Malaysian government showed their support for the Rohingya.
The point is the fact that so many Malaysians only pay attention to social issues when it is popular and trendy. Then they forget.
Malaysia has never really taken any official stand for the Rohingya or against the Burmese government, despite it being such a big problem that affects the country and the region.
First hand accounts of Rohingya human traffickers and survivors in Mahi Ramakrishnan’s documentary.
The NLD government in Burma (Myanmar) is only a year old. Let’s hope that the illusion that is Suu Kyi does not fade. Or maybe it already has.
Much has been said about Aung San Suu Kyi recently, and none of it has been positive. This is probably something the Nobel Peace Prize laureate isn’t used to.
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