Nearly 1,000 Rohingya Muslims sailed to request shelter in Beiran district. in Aceh province after leaving an overcrowded camp in Bangladesh and was refused by the villagers to go ashore in many cities in Indonesia.
On November 20, 2023, the AP news agency reported that there were nearly 1,000 Rohingya Muslims gradually arriving on boats to the coast of Beiran District. in Aceh province in northern Indonesia over the past six days, including five groups of women and children who had been floating at sea for days waiting for permission to come ashore.
Faisal Rahman, UN refugee agency liaison officer, said a group of more than 240 Rohingya had previously taken a boat to North Aceh district. But he was pushed out by the villagers and refused permission to go ashore. This has raised concerns about Indonesia’s human rights situation. Until this group of refugees floated on a boat and went ashore in the district of Beireen. last Sunday
Mr. Rahman expressed his gratitude to the Bereen District authorities. and the villagers there in humanity Because this group of people encountered difficulties in traveling by boat. to escape violence in Myanmar
News reports indicate that Most of these Rohingya refugees come from Bangladesh. It has been home to more than 700,000 refugees fleeing violence in Myanmar since August 2017, and refugee camps in Bangladesh are now overcrowded. causing some refugees to flee and find a new place to live again
Meanwhile, fighting in Myanmar’s Rakhine State continues. Myanmar security forces have been accused of mass rape, murder and burning of thousands of Rohingya homes. Most refugees struggle to reach Malaysia. But many ended up in Indonesia.