Setback for Rohingya refugees as Bangladeshi repatriation plan stalls

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Cox’s Bazar: Bangladesh’s plans to tackle the Rohingya refugee crisis are set to be stalled until the new year with repatriation and relocation programmes only likely be revisited after year-end general elections, a…

  • Zeba Siddiqui
  • Brisbane Times

More than 720,000 Rohingya fled a sweeping army crackdown in Myanmar’s Rakhine state in 2017, according to UN agencies.

The crackdown was launched in response to insurgent Rohingya attacks on…

Rohingya refugees say soldiers and Buddhist civilians killed families, burned many villages and carried out gang rapes. UN-mandated investigators have accused Myanmar’s army of “genocidal intent” and…

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