A Myanmar border guard stands near a fence where Rohingya refugees are crowded in the border zone between the Bangladesh and Myanmar. The UN has urged Bangladesh not to repatriate the refugees for rear of further persecution. Photo: EPA

‘It’s the humanitarian thing to do’: Bangladesh urged to accept Canada’s offer to take Rohingya refugees

  • The offer was made in May when Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland visited the South Asian country
  • UN human rights investigators urge Bangladesh not to start repatriating refugees back to Myanmar
Topic |   Rohingya Muslims

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A Myanmar border guard stands near a fence where Rohingya refugees are crowded in the border zone between the Bangladesh and Myanmar. The UN has urged Bangladesh not to repatriate the refugees for rear of further persecution. Photo: EPA
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