Cisarua, Indonesia_(dpa) _ Indonesia
is steadily developing into a way-station for refugees from the Middle
East waiting to migrate to a third country.
Afghan refugee Bashir Bahtiari, 45, has
been stranded here just like his countrymen Habibullah, 29, and Ismail,
17, as well as Duraid, 44, and Dina, 32, from Iraq.
But all of them want to leave as soon
as possible. "We would go anywhere," they all said.
They came to Indonesia directly or via
Malaysia because these Muslim countries are among the very few that issue