Rohingya refugees refuse to return to Myanmar without rights guarantee  
Occurred in Myanmar on August 21, 2019, at 10:15 AM
Reported by komin via Internet on August 22, 2019, at 10:25 AM in Myanmar

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Plans to begin repatriating the thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled ethnic cleansing in Rahkine state in 2017 look likely to fail once again, with the refugees refusing to go back to Myanmar voluntarily.

Over 3,000 Rohingya were placed on a list of refugees and approved for repatriation as part of a fresh attempt by the governments of Bangladesh and Myanmar to start sending back some of the more than one million refugees living in squalid camps in Cox’s Bazar.

Bangladesh’s refugee relief and repatriation commissioner, Abul Kalam, said on Wednesday that transportation and logistical assistance was on standby for any refugees who wanted to cross the border on 22 August, the given date for repatriations to begin.


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Myanmar komin Internet 22-Aug-2019 @ 10:25 AM

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