Bangladesh sees failure in Rohingya repatriation


A senior Bangladesh cabinet minister has accused Myanmar of obstructing efforts to repatriate roughly 750,000 Rohingya refugees, saying it was unlikely the displaced Muslims would ever return to their homeland.

  • DHAKA – Agence France-Presse
  • Hurriyet

Finance minister A.M.A Muhith said the repatriation deal signed between Myanmar and Bangladesh in November would likely fail despite his government’s official stance that the refugees must eventually go back.

Dak 6f“I do not believe the Rohingya can be sent back,” Muhith, an outspoken minister from the ruling party, told reporters late March 6 in Dhaka after meeting with a…

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