Country Representative Stina Ljungdell has praised Bangladesh for sheltering
Myanmar refugees for long.
Moni, she on Thursday said Bangladesh hosted Rohingya refugees for last 30
years with “a highly satisfactory protection regime compared to many places in
Bangladesh’s “good work and best practices” went unappreciated “when in fact it
should be praised for maintaining peaceful refugee camps”.
Bangladesh does not have the capacity to accept more refugees, most of whom
flee Myanmar due to sectarian clashes.
and institutional support” for the maintenance of two refugee camps at
Kutupalong and Noyaparha in Cox’s Bazar.
practices” including free education up to class VI, vocational skill training,
computer training, and healthcare made available for the refugees.
refugees and undocumented nationals from Myanmar lies in their “voluntary
repatriation” back to Myanmar and establishing their rights in their own
entered Bangladesh in two phases of mass migration – in 1978-79 and 1991-92.