We are alarmed to learn that more than 200 Bangladeshi children are in public correctional centres in West Bengal, India, some of them staying there for years. One is surprised to learn the reasons or circumstances of these children and adolescents finding themselves in India, but be that as it may, it's undesirable that so many of them should have to spend such a long time alone in a foreign land.
Myanmar government has said it will repatriate Rohingya refugees willing to return from Bangladesh after verification in accordance to Joint Statement of April 1992.
A number of 48 Bangladeshi human trafficking victims, who were rescued by Myanmar authorities from the Bay of Bengal, return home following a flag meeting between Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and Myanmar border guards.
A total of 31 Bangladeshis, who survived the boat capsize off Libyan coast on August 24, will be repatriated home by next week.
The Bangladeshis rescued off the Indonesian coast yesterday are taken in for questioning by Malaysian authorities, local authorities say.