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UN: Myanmar Not Safe for Rohingya Refugees to Return

The U.N. refugee agency warns it is premature for hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, to return to Myanmar because their safety cannot be guaranteed. More than 650,000 Rohingya refugees have fled to Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh since the end of August to escape violence and persecution in Myanmar. The U.N. refugee agency reports refugees from northern Rakhine State continue to arrive in Bangladesh, though at a slower rate. Two months ago, the governments...

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