Western governments that backed Suu Kyi’s campaign against military rule still see her as the best hope for Myanmar’s political and economic transition.
Two refugees said their family members were detained by fishermen or brokers in Bangladesh when they could not pay for the journey.
Among the most pressing issues expected to be discussed during the annual meeting is the humanitarian crisis and escalation of violence in Myanmar.
Enforcing the laws in the case of illegal migrants should not be mistaken for lack of compassion, India’s envoy said.
Human Rights Watch interviewed over 50 Rohingya refugees who had fled to Bangladesh, who recounted harrowing tales of fleeing violence.