Yanghee Lee, a United Nations special rapporteur on human rights, visited an island off Bangladesh this week where Dhaka aims to move Rohingya refugees despite worries it will be vulnerable to extreme weather. Photo: AFP

UN expert urges caution on Bangladesh’s Rohingya island ‘relocation’ plan

  • Proposed location is considered vulnerable to monsoons and other natural disasters
  • The island is one hour by boat from the nearest land
Topic |   Rohingya Muslims

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Yanghee Lee, a United Nations special rapporteur on human rights, visited an island off Bangladesh this week where Dhaka aims to move Rohingya refugees despite worries it will be vulnerable to extreme weather. Photo: AFP
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