U.S., U.N. Express Concern Over Myanmar’s Plan To Begin Resettlement Of Rohingya Refugees
CNN: U.S., U.N. warn against Rohingya repatriation plan
“The United States and United Nations’ top human rights official have expressed concern at a plan to repatriate thousands of Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh to Myanmar beginning this week, warning that such a move is premature. … The UNHCR — the U.N.’s refugee agency — has repeatedly warned of the risk of resettling the refugees. … The U.S. State Department affirmed its support for the UNHCR’s position that conditions are not conducive for the Rohingya to return…” (Hansler, 11/13).