Rohingya refugee returns must meet international standards

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Adrian Edwards – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today’s press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. UNHCR takes note of reports that the governments of Bangladesh and Myanmar have...
Desperate Rohingyas flee to Bangladesh on flimsy rafts

Desperate Rohingyas flee to Bangladesh on flimsy rafts

UNHCR is concerned at the growing number of people resorting to desperate means to flee Myanmar. More than 30 makeshift rafts carrying over 1,000 Rohingya refugees have arrived in Bangladesh in the past 10 days and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, says it is concerned at...

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