Rohingya repatriation deal

Bangladesh, UNHCR to survey Rohingyas regarding return to Myanmar

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

'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 23, 2018
January 23, 2018

Rohingya Return: Preparation needs more time: UNHCR

More time is needed to prepare the return of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh to northern Rakhine State in Myanmar, the UN refugee chief said yesterday, after a Bangladeshi official said the plan to begin it today had been delayed.

January 17, 2018
January 17, 2018

Rohingya Refugees: Clouds still hang heavy over repatriation deal

Bangladesh and Myanmar have agreed on a two-year timeline for the repatriation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya amid international community's concern over the repatriation climate and the safety of the returnees.

January 16, 2018
January 16, 2018

Diplomatic challenges in contemporary times

One question merits attention: How was Bangladesh able to handle the flow of nearly 700,000 refugees in just three months' time, and now helping 1.2 million of them?

November 25, 2017
November 25, 2017

What will be fate of Rohingyas entered before Oct 9, 2016: Fakhrul

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir raises a question over the fate of the Rohingyas, who entered Bangladesh before October 9, 2016 in the face of persecution in Myanmar.

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