Bangladesh: Reject Rohingya Refugee Relocation Plan

Rohingya refugees look on inside their house at Balukhali Makeshift Refugee Camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, February 8, 2017.  © Reuters/Mohammad Ponir Hossain Provide Protection, Not Isolation on Flooded Island The Bangladeshi government should immediately drop its plan to transfer Rohingya refugees to an uninhabited, undeveloped coastal island, Human Rights Watch said today. Relocating the refugees from the Cox’s Bazar […]

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Burma: Protect Civilians in Northern Fighting

(New York) – The Burmese military and ethnic armed groups in northern Burma should commit to protecting civilians and expediting aid in the face of escalating rights abuses and civilian displacement, Human Rights Watch said today. On December 17, 2016, Burmese army forces captured a key stronghold of the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) on Gidon mountain in Kachin State. Government […]

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