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  • Be more active, aggressive

    Bangladesh has urged the global community to be more aggressive to help thrash out a sustainable solution to the Rohingya crisis. “Global leadership and international organisations have to be more active to compel Myanmar to make arrangements for the Rohingya return,” Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen said yesterday.

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    NGOs working in Rohingya camps to face action if violate terms: FM

    Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen says action will be taken against the NGOs operating in Rohingya camps if evidence is found about their activities that go beyond the terms and references.

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    Dhaka to brief diplomats over Rohingya issue tomorrow

    Bangladesh will brief the diplomats stationed in Dhaka about the latest situation over the Rohingya issue tomorrow as two consecutive efforts to begin the repatriation of the displaced people failed amid their unwillingness and trust-deficit among them.

  • Curbing Rohingya Crimes: New police unit on cards

    A brand new 800-member police battalion may soon be formed to deal with the rise in crimes committed by refugees from Myanmar in the 30 Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar. It would be the second such special unit in district, as one had already been approved at the end of last year.

  • Repatriation Bids: Designed to fail

    Myanmar, which stands accused of Rohingya genocide, has done little to create conditions that would encourage the refugees to return to their homeland, analysts say.

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    Pressure should be squarely on Myanmar for Rohingya repatriation: US

    US Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl R Miller says they will continue to put pressure on Myanmar to create conditions on the ground for the “voluntary, safe, dignified and sustainable” return of all Rohingyas to Myanmar’s Rakhine State.

  • Distrust holds them back

    The failure of the second attempt to begin repatriating the Rohingyas has once again exposed Myanmar’s lack of sincerity, experts said. Rohingyas say Myanmar has not taken into consideration any of their core demands -- guarantee of citizenship, recognition as an

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    Bangladesh still optimistic about Rohingya repatriation

    The government of Bangladesh still expresses expectation of Rohingya repatriation though no refugees here showed “willingness” to return to their own country, Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen says.

  • Rohingyas don't want to go back

    They don't want to go back, says Rohingya relief official

    No Rohingya refugees were repatriated till this noon as none of them showed “willingness” to return to Myanmar, says a relief official. In a fresh attempt, 3,450 Rohingya people are scheduled to be repatriated to Myanmar.

  • Bangladesh seeks world engagement for Rohingya repatriation

    Bangladesh has sought comprehensive engagement of the international community, particularly Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), in creating a conducive environment in northern Rakhine state and help repatriation and reintegration of the Rohingya refugees.

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