Hindu Rohingya Refugees Urge to Return Myanmar from Bangladesh

The Rohingya refugees that are originally from the Rakhine state of Myanmar had sought refuge in Bangladesh. However now they want to return back to Myanmar but are not being permitted by the Bangladeshi authorities.
According to a report from the Kutupalong Refugee Camp in Bangladesh, 105 Hindu refugee families had agreed and were ready to leave for Myanmar when the United Nations had made a deal last year for the refugees of Myanmar’s Rakhine state. Later the UN decided that it was not safe for these citizens to go back to Myanmar.
In Bangladesh, there are about 400 Hindu refugees who have been given shelter and housed in a separate Hindu facility camp. This camp is twenty hours under security check. It has also been known that the Hindu refugees also approached the Indian Embassy for help but until now have not received enough help except for getting humanitarian aids.
Just like the 700,000 Muslim Rohingya refugees, the Hindu refugees also have Myanmar citizenship. In the report, it was also said that the Bangladeshi Refugee, Relief and Repatriation Commission has opted out from sending the Hindu refugees back at home only and not the Muslim refugees because their return to Myanmar was told unsafe. However, Shamimul Huq Pavel, the Commission’s official said that they treated the refugees from both the religion the same way and would not prioritize the repatriation of Hindu families over the Muslims.
The migration of the Rohingya refugees to Bangladesh began from August 2017 during the security posts attacks in Myanmar by ARSA. Reports say that there has been a loss of at least 99 lives including children, women and Men regarding the migration of the Rohingya refugees. This is also an incident that is taking place for a prolonged period of time.

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