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    Bangladesh says Rohingya return to Myanmar is delayed

    Bangladesh says that the repatriation of Muslim Rohingya refugees to Myanmar will not happen on Tuesday as planned because arrangements are incomplete.

  • Rohingya Refugees: Repatriation faces a hitch

    The return of Rohingyas is scheduled to begin tomorrow, but some of the major tasks including finalisation of the list of families and setting up of repatriation camps remain incomplete. This makes the start of repatriation on the announced date uncertain.

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    Diplomats for safe and dignified Rohingya return

    Diplomats stationed in Dhaka lay emphasis on "safe, voluntary and dignified" return of Rohingyas from Bangladesh to Myanmar to make their return sustainable.

  • The Predicament of Rohingya Women and Girls

    Rohingya orgs demand security, rights before repatriation

    Rohingya organisations from across the globe demands that the Rohingya refugees need guarantee ensuring their life and property security and peaceful coexistence with rest of the population in Myanmar before they are repatriated.

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    Rohingya Refugees: Clouds still hang heavy over repatriation deal

    Bangladesh and Myanmar have agreed on a two-year timeline for the repatriation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya amid international community's concern over the repatriation climate and the safety of the returnees.

  • Diplomatic challenges in contemporary times

    One question merits attention: How was Bangladesh able to handle the flow of nearly 700,000 refugees in just three months' time, and now helping 1.2 million of them?

  • Rohingya Repatriation: Myanmar building a camp for 30,000

    Myanmar is building a camp to temporarily house 30,000 repatriated Rohingyas who fled violence in Rakhine, Myanmar's state media reported as the Joint Working Group held its first meeting in Naypyitaw to discuss ways of implementing a repatriation deal yesterday.

  • Rohingya Repatriation Details: Everyone here in the dark

    The 450 Hindus who would be taken back by Myanmar in the first batch on January 22 know little about their repatriation, and officials concerned here are also in the dark.

  • Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader

    ‘Govt to hand list of 1 lakh Rohingya for repatriation’

    The government of Bangladesh will hand Myanmar a list of 100,000 Rohingyas for immediate repatriation, ruling Awami League’s General Secretary Obaidul Quader says.

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    Rohingya Repatriation: 450 to return in first batch

    Myanmar plans to begin the repatriation of its nationals from Bangladesh on January 22 with a group of 450 Hindu refugees. A refugee camp has been set up at Taungpyoleiwei in northwestern Rakhine State for those returning overland from Bangladesh, and a second one at Ngakhuya in Maungdaw Township for those returning by sea or waterways.

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    Rohingya Repatriation: India for systematic verification process

    India has said Bangladesh and Myanmar should implement a systematic process of verification to facilitate the repatriation of Rohingyas.

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    Rohingya Repatriation: A pipe dream?

    The latest agreement on repatriation of the Rohingyas may not be as effective as the two previous deals signed between Bangladesh and Myanmar in 1978 and 1992 respectively.

  • Continue the diplomatic pressure on Myanmar

    We welcome the call by the delegates at the 13th Asia Europe Meeting (ASEM) to implement the Kofi Annan Commission recommendations and finalise the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Bangladesh and Myanmar that would put

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    Myanmar hits back at UN statement

    Myanmar yesterday hit back at a UN Security Council statement critical of its handling of the Rohingya refugee crisis, saying it could "seriously harm" efforts to repatriate the Muslim minority from Bangladesh, reports AFP.

  • Myanmar needs to engage with UN, Bangladesh

    The UN Security Council has called upon Myanmar and Bangladesh to invite the UN refugee agency and other relevant international

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    Rohingya Crisis: US assures help in repatriation

    The United States has assured Bangladesh “both financial and diplomatic” support for the safe, sustainable and dignified repatriation of the forcibly displaced Myanmar nationals.

  • Rohingya repatriation depends on term of reference: Home minister

    Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan says the repatriation of Rohingya people, who took refuge in Bangladesh, would depend on the term of reference (TR) as the Joint Working Group would be constituted by Bangladesh and Myanmar before November 30.

  •  Aung San Suu Kyi and Asaduzzaman Khan

    Myanmar working on Rohingya repatriation: Suu Kyi

    Amid worldwide criticism and backlash, State Counsellor of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi says her government has started working to repatriate those who have entered Bangladesh to flee violence in the country.

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    World leaders must engage in political process

    UN Migration Agency IOM has urged world leaders to engage in a political process that will allow the Rohingya refugees to return home voluntarily, while appealing for additional funds for emergency life-saving assistance.

  • Repatriation Talks: Home boss to travel to Myanmar

    As Bangladesh and Myanmar have agreed to draw up a plan for the return of Rohingyas, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal is expected to visit the neighbouring country this month to discuss the refugee repatriation, among other issues of bilateral interest.

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    Home minister to visit Myanmar this month

    Home Minister Asadzzaman Khan Kamal says that he would visit Myanmar this month to discuss the smooth and immediate repatriation of the Rohingyas, who have fled to Bangladesh for persecution in Rakhine state.

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    No Rohingya repatriation amid risk of human rights violations: Amnesty

    The international community must help ensure that no Rohingya refugees are forced back to Myanmar as long as they remain at risk of serious human rights violations following the army’s vicious campaign of ethnic cleansing, Amnesty International says.

  • Bangladesh seeks UN support for Rohingya repatriation

    Bangladesh solicits support from the UN to ensure the return of the forcibly displaced Myanmar nationals to their homeland in Myanmar.