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Nov 13, 2018
Rohingya repatriation: Refugees should return to Myanmar only at their 'freely expressed wish', says UNHCRUN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said in a statement Sunday that repatriation of refugees "is premised upon the free and informed decision by refugees... to return". Since late August 2017, widespread and systematic violence against Myanmar's mainly-Muslim minority Rohingya community has forced hundreds of thousands to flee their homes in Rakhine State and seek refuge across the country's border in Bangladesh.
Nov 12, 2018
Rohingya refugees repatriation to start on 15 November; Myanmar agrees to return of 5,000 refugees in first phaseMyanmar has received a list of Rohingya families who are supposed to return to the country, however, many Rohingyas of Ukhiya and Teknaf camps of Cox's Bazar are not yet ready to return due to safety concerns. The concerned authority asserted that the repartition process would start soon if everything goes well, reported Dhaka Tribune. As many as 22,000 names were put on the list and after scrutiny, Naypyidaw has agreed to the return of 5,000 Rohingyas in the first phase.
Jun 30, 2018
Myanmar transit camp for returning Rohingya refugees in Rakhine state remains empty amid fears of violenceThe transit camp in Myanmar's Rakhine state stands ready to welcome 150 Rohingya refugees back from Bangladesh every day.