KUALA LUMPUR: The displaced Rohingya refugees are vulnerable to being recruited by terrorist groups such as Islamic State, says Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu.
The powerful minister responsible for Bangladesh’s interior security tells the ABC he believes an influx of Rohingya refugees represents a threat to his country, and wants more international help
Declaring that the Rohingyas are illegal migrants in India and then offering humanitarian assistance to Bangladesh to deal with the Rohingya refugees is the right thing to do, says former Foreign
KUALA LUMPUR — Four Rohingya refugees were recruited by Islamic State (IS) cells in Malaysia to wage war against the Myanmar government, revealed the Malaysian police’s Special Branch
“When people are marginalized and people are as demoralized as the Rohingya, for example, are in West Burma, then they fall prey to the offer of community that [ISIS] is reaching out with.” The people group has no country to call home. There is no government protecting them. They’re easy targets for …
The communication — marked ‘secret’ — listed 14 trains that Rohingya refugees reportedly boarded to reach Kerala and Tamil Nadu. The RPF was asked to keep a tight vigil and report any such movement to the state police. ‘HuJI recruiting Rohingyas’
He revealed that there were four such cases which involved recruiting Rohingyas back in 2015. “One we arrested was in the Islamic State trying to recruit the Rohingya. But you must remember, Arsa (Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army, a Rohingya insurgent group), also has its elements….
Up to 100,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled from Myanmar over the past few years and there are increasing concerns that the persecuted community may be easy targets for Isis, particularly if they are