Rohingya reject relocation to Bangladesh’s island ‘prison camp’
30 March 2019 | 2:53 pm
Bangladeshi authorities say they are ready to move some 100,000 Rohingya refugees to houses on a remote island in the Bay of Bengal.
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Despite tougher measures on both sides of the English Channel, asylum-seekers are still trying to make the dangerous crossing from France to the United Kingdom, in an attempt to find a better future.
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Indonesian police disperse a protest by hundreds of Afghan refugees in Jakarta on Tuesday. The refugees express fear over safety of their relatives in Afghanistan and urge the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to speed up the resettlement process so they can reunite with their family members in third countries. "The Taliban is the same as the Taliban 20 years ago. It's the same Taliban. Because their action are the same. We don't care their speech" says an Afghan refugee living in Jakarta.
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Vietnamese American refugee Phat Bui, who fled Saigon in 1975 following the US evacuation and the city's fall, says that watching the chaotic scenes out of Kabul "brings back a lot of memories," as emergency evacuations continue following the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan. "I feel very sad, very depressed as well," he adds.
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The world should expect more suffering, instability and displacement in Afghanistan if additional support is not provided to the country, the head of the UN agency for refugees has said.
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