Rohingyas stage demo demanding safe, dignified repatriation

09:30 PM, June 16, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 09:53 PM, June 16, 2018                                

  Rohingyas stage demo demanding safe, dignified repatriation 

Some 100-150 Rohingya Muslim refugees at Kutupalong camp in Cox’s Bazar staged demonstration demanding safe and dignified repatriation to Myanmar on Saturday, June 16, 2018. Photo: Collected

Star Online Report

Rohingya Muslim refugees at Kutupalong camp in Cox’s Bazar today staged a demonstration demanding safe and dignified repatriation to Myanmar.

 Mohammed Abul Kalam Azad, commissioner of the Rohingya, Relief and Repatriation Commission (RRRC), told The Daily Star that some 100-150 Rohingya people staged a demonstration at Camp 1 in Kutupalong area demanding safe return to their motherland, citizenship of Myanmar, return of their properties and trial of those who were responsible for atrocities against the religious minorities since August last year.

The Rohingya people staged the demonstration at Camp 1 in Kutupalong area demanding safe return to their motherland, citizenship of Myanmar, return of their properties and trial of those who were responsible for atrocities against the religious minorities since August 2017. Photo: Collected

The Rohingya people staged the demonstration at Camp 1 in Kutupalong area demanding safe return to their motherland, citizenship of Myanmar.

Rohingya leader Md Elias said, “We are here for our rights and dignity. We are raising our voice to get citizenship of our homeland. This is the only way.” They, however, left the place without making any untoward incident.

A banner showing the demands pressed by the Rohingya refugees during a demonstration at Kutupalong camp in Cox’s Bazar on Saturday, June 16, 2018. Photo: Collected Cox’s Bazar Deputy Commissioner Md Kamal Hossain confirmed the incident to The Daily Star.

Related Topics: Myanmar Rohingya refugee crisis, Rohingya Refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar, Rohingya repatriation

Source: https://www.thedailystar.net/rohingya-crisis/rohingyas-kutupalong-refugee-camp-coxs-bazar-bangladesh-bd-stage-demo-demanding-safe-dignified-repatriation-myanmar-1591648

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