Myanmar prepares for first Rohingya Muslims to return, but UN warns against rushing

Officials said on Sunday the country was ready to receive more than 2,000 Rohingya Muslims sheltering in Bangladesh

Myanmar prepares for first Rohingya returnees, but UN warns against rushing

The countries agreed on mid-November for the start of repatriating some of more than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims who fled a sweeping army crackdown in Myanmar last year.

Bangladesh to blame if Rohingya returns delayed: Myanmar govt

Myanmar said delays to the repatriation of Rohingya refugees would be the fault of Bangladesh, four days ahead of the planned start date.

Myanmar: Bangladesh set to start repatriating Rohingya on Thursday | world news | Hindustan Times Myanmar: Bangladesh set to start repatriating Rohingya on Thursday

Bangladesh had informed Myanmar authorities that repatriation, agreed upon in principle months ago, would begin on Thursday

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Suu Kyi seeks support over Rakhine crisis

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi is attending the Asean meetings in Singapore this week, in which she will seek support from her Asian allies in dealing with the country's Rakhine crisis. She especially wants the members of the regional bloc to back her government's efforts to resettle the returning Muslim refugees -- who have fled the violence in the country's strife-torn Western region -- and to be involved in the country's future reconciliation efforts.

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Myanmar's Minister of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Win Myat Aye said Bangladesh will start repatriating hundreds of thousands of Rohingya back to Myanmar on Thursday.

Myanmar: Bangladesh to start repatriating Rohingya Thursday

Transit camp ready for Rohingya repatriation

After the military crackdown in Myanmar’s Rakhine state on August 25 last year, more than 700,000 Rohingyas, mostly children and women, crossed into Bangladesh

Myanmar denies border shooting as Rohingya repatriation date nears

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China Ready to Help Bangladesh in Rohingya Repatriation – Foreign Minister

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – China is ready to assist Bangladesh in the repatriation of Rohingya refugees, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Friday.

US, aid groups warn against forced return of Rohingya refugees

China is "happy" that Bangladesh and Myanmar have reached a deal to start repatriating hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees to Rakhine, its government's top diplomat said on Friday.

‘May as well throw us into the sea’: Rohingya refugees fear Myanmar repatriation

Though officials say no-one will be forced to return against their will, all say they have been terrified since learning this month their names were on the list prepared by Bangladeshi officials and vetted by Myanmar