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.theguardian - 27 days ago

Bangladesh army arrives in Rohingya refugee camps as repatriations loom

Presence of army, police and paramilitary is latest sign that repatriations to Myanmar may not be voluntaryPlans to send Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar on Thursday have gathered momentum, with reports of Bangladesh armed forces gathering in the Cox’s Bazar camps and allegations that refugees have been assaulted by the authorities for refusing to cooperate.The army, police and paramilitary troops have moved into several of the camps, where over 700,000 Rohingya are living after fleeing a campaign of violence, described as genocide by a UN fact-finding mission, carried out by the Myanmar military in August 2017. Continue reading...

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