Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says Myanmar should take the displaced Rohingyas back as they have emerged as a big burden for Bangladesh.
Solution to the Rohingya crisis lies in the refugees returning voluntarily to Myanmar from Bangladesh in a safe and dignified manner, said United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi.
As Rohingyas have continued to flee into Bangladesh, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi warned of humanitarian disaster.
7:00pm As the last relief truck departs, Shafiuallah Kata Pahar, a group of hillocks, reverts back to a strange sense of calm. People, carrying sacks of rice and packs of food, begin to return to their tents. Suddenly, the hills seem to be dotted with fireflies. Lamps and candles masquerade as shining stars in the sky on a dark night, lighting up one by one.
Amid an international outcry over the military persecution of Rohingyas in Rakhine, Russia yesterday called on other countries to refrain from interfering in Myanmar's internal affairs.