Rohingya refugee repatriation starts again
Cox’sbazar, 21 May 03: Repatriation of Rohingya refugees resumed Monday after over a couple of years with the return of 123 refugees from 20 families to their homeland Burma, According to today the “Daily Star.”
Another 150 refugees are expected to return today.
The repatriation process began following an agreement between
The Rohingyas refugees have been in
They will be repatriated twice a week -- on Mondays and Wednesdays. Officials said 21,658 refugees are still waiting for repatriation.
According to official estimates, 250,877 Rohingyas crossed border and took refuge in
After 1992, many more entered
The birth rate in the refugee camps surpassed the repatriation rate, which increased the number of Rohingyas sheltered in