Red Cross warns of ‘serious problems’ with remote Bangladesh island housing Rohingya refugees

Since last December, Bangladesh has moved about 19,000 Rohingya refugees, members of a persecuted mostly Muslim minority from Myanmar, to the island of Bhasan Char from mainland border camps. Rights groups have likened it to an island jail and said some relocations were involuntary. Alexander Matheou, Asia-Pacific director for the International Federation of Red Cross… Continue reading Red Cross warns of ‘serious problems’ with remote Bangladesh island housing Rohingya refugees