DISCUSSION: No Rohingya turn up for repatriation

Top of FormSeraz Arakani is with Shabnam Mayet.  –  August 23 , 2019 at 4:14 AM

DISCUSSION: No Rohingya turn up for repatriation

Published on 22 Aug 2019
An attempt to begin repatriating thousands of Rohingya Muslims living in camps in Bangladesh has stalled. This, after nearly 300 refugee families refused to go back to Myanmar, almost a year after a similar effort failed amid protests. Last week, the neighbours said they had agreed August 22 as the start date for the return of more than 3-thousand people cleared by Myanmar.



For more on this story we are now joined via Skype by Advocate Shabnam Mayet, a South African Advocate, based at the Johannesburg Bar. She specialises in Human Rights work and is one of the co-founders of Protect the Rohingya, a South African based awareness organisation established in 2012.

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