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Myanmar Announces Rescue of More Migrants From Indonesian Slavery

Myanmar says more of its citizens have been rescued after allegedly being enslaved on the remote Indonesian fishing island of Benjina. Lwin Oo, an official with the Myanmar embassy in Jakarta, told VOA Monday that 174 Myanmar nationals were found in recent days. He added that 455 are being sent to a nearby island for processing. “We’re examining them at the moment, and once the delegation arrives, we will discuss further. Myanmar delegation has been invited to arrange for their return. The...

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