Bangladesh resumes moving Rohingya refugees to flood-prone island


A housing complex on Bhashan Char island. Bangladesh resumes moving Rohingya refugees to the remote and flood-prone island, despite criticism from aid groups and claims some are being relocated against their will. – AFP pic, November 24, 2021.

BANGLADESH has resumed moving Rohingya refugees to a remote and flood-prone island, authorities said today, despite criticism from aid groups and claims some are being relocated against their will.

Nearly 20,000 members of the stateless minority, who fled neighbouring Myanmar in 2017 after a brutal military crackdown, have already been sent to Bhashan Char island.


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