June 4, 2021, 11.46 PM
A number of Rohingya ethnic immigrants are in the coastal area of Kuala Simpang Ulim, Simpang Ulim, East Aceh, Aceh, Friday, June 4.  A total of 81 ethnic Rohingya immigrants were stranded in the Kuala Simpang Ulim area at 7 am local time. Hayaturrahmah/Lmo/hpA number of Rohingya ethnic immigrants are in the coastal area of Kuala Simpang Ulim, Simpang Ulim, East Aceh, Aceh, Friday, June 4. A total of 81 ethnic Rohingya immigrants were stranded in the Kuala Simpang Ulim area at 7 am local time.

Indian authorities provided food and essential supplies to survivors but refused to let them set foot on their shores. Bangladesh, too, denied re-entry to 81 survivors.

The Rohingya are a minority group, most of whom are denied citizenship by Buddhist-majority Myanmar, which considers them illegal immigrants from Bangladesh.

More than 1 million Rohingya refugees from Myanmar are living in teeming camps in Bangladesh, including tens of thousands who fled after Myanmar's military conducted a deadly crackdown in 2017.

Human traffickers often lure Rohingya refugees, persuading them to travel on rickety vessels with the promise of work in Southeast Asian countries like Malaysia.

(Writer: Lhokseumawe Contributor, Masriadi, PIzaro Gozali Idrus | Editor : Abba Gabrillin)

Sources:

https://regional.kompas.com/read/2021/06/04/132747078/81-warga-rohingya-terdampar-di-perairan-aceh-timur 

https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/rohingya-refugee-boat-lands-indonesia-after-113-day-voyage-2021-06-04/   

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