Bangladesh moves ahead with Rohingya refugee relocation
20 December 2020 | 4:49 pm
Officials say none of them are being moved against their will, and that it would ease overcrowding in camps that are home to more than 1 million Rohingya who have fled neighbouring Myanmar.
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