Efforts are underway to resume tripartite talks among Bangladesh, China and Myanmar on Rohingya repatriation even though the negotiation with Myanmar remains halted for a long time.
Dhaka for regional, multilateral Rohingya repatriation moves
Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has said they should now seriously consider regional or multilateral initiatives for the repatriation of Rohingyas to Myanmar as it remains a compelling priority for Bangladesh.
Rohingya Repatriation: Dhaka seeks Delhi’s strong role in UNSC
Dhaka, Mar 28: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has requested India, as a member of the United Nations Security Council, to play a “strong role” in the early repatriation of the displaced Rohingyas to Myanmar.
Dhaka seeks global community’s constructive role in early Rohingya repatriation
Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has said the UN Human Right Council and the international community need to constructively engage with Myanmar for the early start of repatriation of Rohingyas to their homeland.
UNSC for creating conditions for Rohingya repatriation
Dhaka, Feb 5 – UN Security Council members have reiterated the need for addressing the root causes of the crisis in Rakhine State and creating conditions necessary for the safe, voluntary, sustainable and dignified return of Rohingyas.
Dhaka-Nay Pyi Taw talks on Rohingya repatriation deferred
Dhaka, Feb 4 – The long-awaited working committee meeting on Rohingya repatriation between Bangladesh and Myanmar has been deferred due to the changed situation in Myanmar.
Bangladesh hopeful of continuing Rohingya repatriation talks
Dhaka, Feb 3 (UNB) : Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Wednesday said Bangladesh is hopeful of proceeding as per the plan to repatriate Rohingyas to Myanmar as history tells that Rohingyas had been repatriated twice in 1978 and…
Dhaka expects to continue repatriation process with Myanmar
Bangladesh has expressed the hope that the democratic process and constitutional arrangements will be upheld in Myanmar and the Rohingya repatriation process will continue. “We’ve been persistent in developing mutually beneficial relations with Myanmar and have been working with Myanmar…
Myanmar responds positively to begin Rohingya repatriation: FM
Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Sunday said Myanmar responded positively to begin Rohingya repatriation with the next round of talks scheduled for the first week of February. “We got some positive responses. We told them it’s an opportunity…
Japan wants Rohingya repatriation start next year: Envoy
Dhaka, Dec 24 – Japanese Ambassador to Bangladesh Ito Naoki on Thursday said they want to see the start of repatriation process next year as Japan supports repatriation of Rohingyas to their homes in Rakhine State.
China’s Xi discuses Rohingya repatriation issue with Myanmar
Dhaka, Jan 19 – China has reaffirmed its willingness to provide further support, within its capacity, to Myanmar in the Rohingya repatriation process and resettlement of the displaced people from Rakhine State.
Hasina greets Boris Johnson; seeks support for Rohingya repatriation
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina congratulated British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on the impressive victory of his Conservative Party in the national election of the United Kingdom.
Create conditions in Rakhine for Rohingya repatriation: NAM
‘Comprehensive, durable solution sought addressing root causes’ Dhaka, Oct 27 – The heads of state or government of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) have underscored the importance of creating “conducive conditions” in Rakhine State for the voluntary return of Rohingyas to…
Rohingya repatriation delay: Tension among locals feared
Dhaka, Aug 26 – Law enforcers are alert in maintaining peaceful situation in the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar as tension may rise due to the delay of repatriation of these displaced persons who have been staying here for over…
Assurances don’t satisfy Rohingyas: Repatriation uncertain
Dhaka, Aug 21 – Though the authorities are ready to start the Rohingya repatriation process today but the matter is still uncertain as they could not get any solid statement from the displaced people during their interview for their voluntary…
Rohingya repatriation to start any time, says BD FS
Dhaka, Aug 18 – Foreign secretary Shahidul Haque on Sunday said the repatriation process of the Rohingya people to Myanmar is always on the table and it may start at any time.
China wants execution of Rohingya repatriation deal: Envoy
Dhaka, July 18 – China wants implementation of the agreement signed between Bangladesh and Myanmar over the Rohingya repatriation, said its outgoing Ambassador to Bangladesh Zhang Zuo on Thursday.
Dhaka seeks clear Rohingya repatriation roadmap from Yangon
Dhaka, May 7 (UNB) – Bangladesh has asked Myanmar to come up with a ‘clear roadmap’ for the repatriation of Rohingyas living in Cox’s Bazar and identify all the issues that are hindering and obstructing the repatriation process. “We’ve also…
BD-Burma talks Friday on Rohingya repatriation
Dhaka – Bangladesh and Myanmar are going to sit in Naypyidaw on Friday to discuss the Rohingya repatriation issue as the current crisis steps into almost two years with “zero progress” on Myanmar side that can help Rohingyas return to…
Dhaka wants safe zone in Rakhine for Rohingya repatriation
Dhaka, Feb 10 – Bangladesh has urged the world leaders to make an arrangement of safe zone in Rakhine state of Myanmar for the repatriation of the displaced Rohingya people as soon as possible. Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen yesterday…
Uniform mortal remains repatriation cost for expats urged
Migrant Forum of Asia A call has gone out for unified rates across the GCC to repatriate the mortal remains of Indian expatriates. This comes as India’s national carrier, Air India (AI), introduced new levies, after its earlier method of calculating freight…
‘New arrivals’ cloud Rohingya repatriation prospect
The worsening situation in Rakhine brings worries Dhaka, Jan 13 – Despite Bangladesh’s “serious efforts” to resume the halted repatriation process, the recent deteriorating condition in the Rakhine State of Myanmar has brought “much worries” among all concerned, clouding the…
Create conditions for safe Rohingya return: UNHCR
UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, has appealed to Myanmar to exert all efforts to create conditions for safe return of Rohingyas and address the root causes of the their displacement.
Halt Rohingya repatriation plan: HRW
The Bangladesh government should follow the recommendations of senior United Nations refugee and human rights officials and immediately halt the proposed repatriation of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar, advocacy group Human Rights Watch said Thursday.
With poor human rights record, repatriation not possible
Policies that allow for impunity, genocide, and apartheid are “intolerable” and make repatriation of Rohingya refugees impossible, say United Nations investigators.