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UN: Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia Shouldn't Turn Away Migrants

The United Nations is intensifying pressure on Southeast Asian governments that have been reluctant to come to the rescue of refugees and migrants stranded at sea following a crackdown on human traffickers. A joint statement Tuesday by a coalition of U.N. agencies directly appealed to the leaders of Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand to reverse their policies of pushing back the boats full of desperate refugees. "We are deeply concerned at reports that boats full of vulnerable...

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