Rohingya repatriation deal

August 19, 2019
August 19, 2019

Repatriation: Bangladesh, UNHCR to survey Rohingyas

Bangladesh will work with the United Nations refugee agency to determine if more than 3,000 Rohingya refugees will accept Myanmar’s offer to return home, an official says.

October 30, 2018
October 30, 2018

Rohingya Repatriation: Dhaka, Naypyidaw to hold talks today

Bangladesh and Myanmar will hold their third Joint Working Group (JWG) meeting on the repatriation of Rohingyas today.

June 30, 2018
June 30, 2018

UK calls for stepping up support for Rohingyas

UK along with its international partners will continue to put “maximum pressure” on Myanmar to ensure justice for the Rohingya victims of the persecutions by military in Rakhine State as well as their safe and dignified return from Bangladesh.

June 30, 2018
June 30, 2018

China pledges help in Rohingya return

China yesterday assured Bangladesh of full support for expediting the repatriation of the Rohingya refugees to Myanmar after Dhaka sought Beijing's help to this end.

June 26, 2018
June 26, 2018

UN official praises Bangladesh's role

UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix has highly appreciated Bangladeshi soldiers for their contribution to peacekeeping and serving in some of the most challenging conditions.

May 29, 2018
May 29, 2018

Rohingya Repatriation: Myanmar's claim raises eyebrows

Dhaka again refuted the Myanmar government's claim of “receiving” 62 Rohingya refugees, among the 700,000 who fled to Bangladesh due to a brutal military crackdown in Rakhine State.

May 18, 2018
May 18, 2018

No date for repatriation

The Joint Working Group has failed to fix any date to start repatriation of around 700,000 Rohingyas even three months after Bangladesh handed over a list of 8,032 refugees to Myanmar.

April 7, 2018
April 7, 2018

More time needed to verify Rohingyas: Myanmar minister

Win Myat Aye, Myanmar's social welfare, relief and resettlement minister, says the Rohingya repatriation process has delayed as they need more time to verify the identities of the refugees.

March 7, 2018
March 7, 2018

'Some progress' in UN role

Myanmar and the United Nations have made “some progress” in terms of UN's engagement in repatriation of the

January 29, 2018
January 29, 2018

Rohingya presence creating massive socio-economic pressure: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says Bangladesh is facing massive socio-economic and demographic pressure due to the presence of a huge number of Rohingyas.