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What awaits any Rohingya refugees who return to Myanmar?

Since late 2017, more than 700,000 Rohingya refugees have fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh, following a military crackdown on the Muslim minority people. Under a deal between the two countries, thousands of them were due to be moved back to Myanmar. But this was halted when ...

Deal on Rohingya repatriation inches forward, but hurdles remain

Myanmar and Bangladesh said Thursday that they had moved one step closer to the possible repatriation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya who have fled Myanmar for Bangladesh over the past three months.More than 620,000 Rohingya, a mainly Muslim ethnic minority in Myanmar, have flooded ...

Hannah Beech

Echoes of an eco crisis in Bangladesh and Myanmar

When Pope Francis visits Myanmar and Bangladesh he will have a chance to see firsthand the huge environmental challenges that threaten the wellbeing of tens of millions of people. Here we look at how frequent natural disasters and environmental abuses have made both Bangladesh and ...

Herald Malaysia Reporter

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