Fortify Rights has said the regional governments in South and Southeast Asia should support safe disembarkation and humanitarian assistance for scores of Rohingya refugees on a boat reportedly adrift at sea.
The Maldives will recruit workers from Bangladesh by creating a solid framework under an agreement, said visiting Foreign Minister of the Maldives Abdulla Shahid.
Rohingya refugees from Myanmar living in camps in Bangladesh condemned the military coup in their homeland and said it makes them more fearful to return.
As part of the government’s initiative to relocate Rohingyas to Bhasan Char, 1,778 more Rohingyas started their journey to the island in the third batch in one ship on Friday.
Bangladesh has sought an effective and proactive support from the international community to find a solution to Rohingya crisis apart from management of huge displacement.
Myanmar has said they are committed to beginning the repatriation of Rohingyas as per the bilateral agreement signed with Bangladesh in 2017.
A virtual tripartite meeting among Bangladesh, Myanmar and China began on Tuesday afternoon to discuss ways to expedite the Rohingya repatriation process.
China and Russia have once again stood beside Myanmar while India and Japan refrained from standing against them as a draft resolution on the situation of human rights of Rohingya Muslims and other minorities in Myanmar was adopted 130-9 by the UN General Assembly.