Rohingyas stage demo demanding safe, dignified repatriation | The Daily Star
09:30 PM, June 16, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 09:53 PM, June 16, 2018

Rohingyas stage demo demanding safe, dignified repatriation

Rohingya Muslim refugees at Kutupalong camp in Cox’s Bazar today staged a demonstration demanding safe and dignified repatriation to Myanmar.

Mohammed Abul Kalam Azad, commissioner of the Rohingya, Relief and Repatriation Commission (RRRC), told The Daily Star that some 100-150 Rohingya people staged a demonstration at Camp 1 in Kutupalong area demanding safe return to their motherland, citizenship of Myanmar, return of their properties and trial of those who were responsible for atrocities against the religious minorities since August last year.

Rohingya leader Md Elias said, “We are here for our rights and dignity. We are raising our voice to get citizenship of our homeland. This is the only way.”

They, however, left the place without making any untoward incident. 

Cox's Bazar Deputy Commissioner Md Kamal Hossain confirmed the incident to The Daily Star.

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