Myanmar makes 'proposal' to take back Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh

New York City Muslims and Jews March to Support the Rohingya

The diplomats' statement confronted Suu Kyi's ban head-on, saying: "We also urge [Myanmar authorities] to allow the UN Fact-Finding Mission to visit Rakhine".

For potentially tens of thousands of Rohingya who don't want to return to Myanmar but also don't want to stay in squalid Bangladeshi border camps, another migration could be on the cards soon.

The process of repatriation of Rohingyas has started on Monday, albeit the entire exercise is in its very initial stage.

Bangladesh and Myanmar agreed on Monday to set up a working group to plan the repatriation of more than half a million Rohingya Muslim refugees who have fled to Bangladesh to escape an army crackdown, the Bangladeshi foreign minister said.

More than 2,000 Rohingya have massed along Myanmar's coast this week after trekking from inland villages in Rakhine state to join the refugee exodus to Bangladesh, state media reported Saturday.

"Talks were held in a peaceful manner", Minister AH Mahmood Ali said after the meeting at state guest house Padma.

"The verification of refugees will be based on the 1993 agreement between the Myanmar and Bangladesh governments", Aye said. However, Myanmar government refuse to allow United Nations investigators into the country to conduct an investigation into the situation.




Khan and senior Bangladesh officials joined the meeting, which came after the overnight arrival of Kyaw Tint Swe.

The crisis over Myanmar's treatment of the Rohingya is the biggest problem leader Aung San Suu Kyi has had to face since forming a government previous year after winning a landmark election in late 2015.

The government of the Buddhist-majority country has accused the monks of behaving like "animals" during Tuesday's attack on a centre housing Rohingya Muslims including children on the outskirts of Colombo.

Up to 60 percent of the Rohingya who have fled Myanmar since August 25 are estimated to be children, he said.

Myanmar denies the Rohingya minority citizenship even though many have lived there for generations.

"The said Convention /Protocol is, therefore, not binding upon India and no other Declaration/ Resolution/Convention/ global treaty or instrument of any kind is in force which prohibits India, as a sovereign nation, to exercise its right of deporting illegal immigrants in accordance with laws of India and thereby protecting the fundamental rights of its own citizens more particularly in the interest of national security", the Centre said.

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