A Rohingya boy's escape story
- Published: 15 Jan 2013 at 21.08
- Online news:
NARATHIWAT _ He was 10 years old, but Rohingya Nu Rahasim decided to set a journey to the sea for a better life after his parents were killed by Myanmar soldiers.
The migrant, his fate now in the hands of Thai officials and international diplomats, was one of 139 Rohingya rounded up in Songkhla's Sadao district on Sunday, the third group arrested in the district in less than a week.
On Tuesday, he and 17 other Rohingya aged 9-12 were sent to a children and family emergency home in Narathiwat's Muang district for temporary stay, pending police investigation.
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