Maungdaw, 6th June 03: According to Refugee Commission sources 124 Rohingya refugees of 20 families have been repatriated to their homes in
The refugees were sheltered in camps in Ukhiya and Teknaf refugee camps in the southern part of
The total number of Rohingya refugees from Burma awaiting in camps in Bangladesh at present stands at about 21,000, according to a Burmese immigration official. He also said that according to the ‘list of refugees’ agreed upon by both sides, 3,814 refugees of 1,195 families will be ‘received’ as they have the necessary formal clearance of the Burmese side. As to the fate of the rest he declined to make any comments.
The Refugee Commission sources in
On inquiry we found a number of Rohingya refugees in the camp who were disinclined to go back to
A total of 250,000 Burmese refugees came to