Burma’s Minister for Labour, Immigration and Population Thein Swe has denied an assertion made by one of his cabinet colleagues last week of plans to relax travel restrictions for holders…
The presence of suspected insurgents in the camps just across their shared border could further strain relations between Burma and Bangladesh.
“It’s important to work on granting citizenship to the Muslim community, which has been deprived of citizenship for many years,” Grandi told reporters in Bangkok.
The group’s secretary said their aim is to assist and represent anyone – regardless of their religion – in connection with incidents or alleged crimes which may have religious pretexts.
A programme targeting displaced Rohingya communities in Arakan has been launched.
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