Global & Disaster Medicine

Today, about 2,200 of the more than 720,000 Rohingya who fled slaughter, rape and village burnings in their homeland last year are due to be repatriated to Myanmar from Bangladesh.

NYT

“…..On Tuesday, the United Nations high commissioner for human rights, Michelle Bachelet, warned that forcing the first batch of about 2,200 Rohingya living in refugee camps in Bangladesh to return to ground zero of mass violence against the minority Muslim group would be a “clear violation” of core international legal principles…..”

“……A coalition of 42 humanitarian and civil society groups has deemed the repatriation process “dangerous and premature.”……..”

 


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