Rohingya crisis: Myanmar says first refugee family returns

Rohingya crisis: Myanmar says first refugee family returns
 

Myanmar says it has repatriated the first family of Rohingya refugees who fled to Bangladesh, despite a UN warning that it is not safe to return.
Some 700,000 Rohingya fled Rakhine state to escape a brutal military campaign that began last August.
The UN has accused Myanmar of "ethnic cleansing" - a charge it denies.
Myanmar says five members of a family arrived at a "repatriation camp" on Saturday, and were provided with supplies and ID cards.
The government says it has been engaged in a justified campaign against Rohingya militants in Rakhine.
Earlier this month, it... read more

 
15 April 2018 in World News, Views: 59
Source: BBC
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