Bangladesh plans to move Rohingya refugees to remote island that floods every year - The Straits Times
More than 300,000 Rohingya have poured into Bangladesh since the latest flare-up in violence on Aug 25, adding to around 300,000 refugees already living in overflowing UN-run camps in Cox's Bazar district, close to the border with Myanmar. The surge has overwhelmed the Bangladesh authorities, who are scrambling to find land to build more camps, including on the inhospitable and uninhabited Thengar Char island - recently renamed Bhasan Char - despite reluctance on the part of Rohingya. Source: www.straitstimes.com
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