Problems Related to Refuge Provided in Bangladesh to Forcibly Displaced Myanmar Nationals (Rohingya): An Assessment of Governance Challenges - Executive Summary (English)
Rohingya issue is a historical one that can be traced back to colonial period (The Wall Street Journal, 2016). Since the recent influx starting on 25 August 2017, more than 5,09,000 new arrivals are reported as of 03 October (Inter Sector Coordination Group, October 2017) those are residing in 0 registered camps, 3 makeshift camps and in 7 spontaneous locations in Ukhia, Teknaf and Bandarbans along with the existing Rohingyas in Bangladesh who came since 1991(ISCG, October 2017). The United Nations has called the Rohingyas the world’s most persecuted minority group and described the atrocities by Myanmar’s authorities as “ethnic cleansing” (The Conversation, September 2017). Amnesty International has described it as ‘crime against humanity’.