23 august 2019

It Takes Two to Tango


Myanmar and Bangladesh have signed ‘arrangements’ for the return of displaced persons from Rakhine State that set out detailed procedures for a smooth repatriation; despite these signed arrangements, repatriation has yet to take place. Myanmar officials say they’ve undertaken necessary arrangements, including setting up two reception centers and a transit center that can accommodate some 30,000 people, and that village plans were systematically made and housing for the first batch of returnees [...]