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Rights Activists: Rohingya in Bangladesh Vulnerable to Exploitation

Rohingya refugees, who escaped violence in Myanmar and settled in refugee camps in neighboring Bangladesh, are vulnerable to forced labor, human trafficking, and in some case to sexual exploitation, rights groups and activists warn. “Restrictions on movement and the right to earn livelihoods have left many Rohingya refugees in very desperate straits,” Phil Robertson, the deputy director of Human Rights Watch’s Asia division, told VOA. “Some refugees are now taking risks to earn income...

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