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Bangladesh: Move Rohingya from Dangerous Silt Island

Click to expand Image People stand by the banks of Bhasan Char, or floating island, in the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh, December 2019.   © 2019 AP Photo/Saleh Noman (New York) – Bangladesh authorities should immediately move over 300 Rohingya refugees, including at least 33 children, from the silt island of Bhasan Char to the Cox’s Bazar refugee camps to be with their families, Human Rights Watch said today. Despite pledges, the Bangladesh government has yet to allow United Nations officials to provide protection services and aid to the refugees detained on Bhasan Char, who had been stranded…

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