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The millionaire couple saving Rohingya refugees in the sea

Latest update : 2018-05-28

By Camille COURCY , Philomène REMY , Paul PEYTOUREAU

After spending three years saving thousands of migrants in the Mediterranean, the millionaire couple Regina and Christopher Catrambone now want to help Rohingyas. Their boat, the Phoenix, is sailing off the coast of Thailand and Malaysia in order to rescue Rohingya refugees fleeing Myanmar by sea. Here, our correspondents report.

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