Myanmar offers to 'take back' Rohingyas

Bangladesh Myanmar agree to draw up plan for refugee repatriation

Rohingya issue: SC says refugees are suffering, Govt should see to their safety

But refugees and rights groups say the verification process relies on documents most Rohingya do not have. Myanmar seemed to have forgotten those agreements.

Under worldwide pressure, Aung San Suu Kyi, in her speech last month, had spoken of taking back the Rohingyas, but had said Myanmar would conduct a process of verification.

Under global pressure, Aung San Suu Kyi, in a speech last month, spoke of taking back the Rohingyas, but said Myanmar would conduct a process of verification.

He, however, did not face the media before leaving Dhaka, rather Bangladeshi Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali briefed the reporters after almost two-hours meeting.

India has stated that the Rohingya are "illegal immigrants" and not refugees. It was not clear if or how they would complete the journey to Bangladesh, where the unprecedented influx of refugees has unfurled a separate humanitarian crisis as aid groups struggle to meet their vast needs. "The majority are mostly poor who are leaving and have nothing to eat", said Lewa.

Speaking in English, Miss Eain Si said ARSA, branded a terrorist organisation by Myanmar authorities, was "acting as if they are the oppressed" and said its recent attacks were "out of proportion". The Muslim homes were burnt down, they alleged.

Asked whether the UN officials have seen any devastation in northern Rakhine State, Haq said the United Nations is waiting for a report.

"There has been a fruitful discussion over border and security issues", he said, adding that some instruments on better border management are ready to get final shape during the visit. No timeframe has been set.

For potentially tens of thousands of Rohingya who don't want to return to Myanmar but also don't want to stay in squalid Bangladeshi border camps, another migration could be on the cards soon. It's been called the fastest-developing refugee emergency in the world.

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said in a news release that it was alarmed by the attack. Having been in the region since Thursday, 29 September, he saw a WFP food distribution in an area adjacent to Kutupalong refugee camp, where hundreds of thousands of people have settled in makeshift shelters over the past month. Let the discussion start...

"If we go there, we'll just have to come back here", she said.

"We have referred implementation of the recommendation of the Kofi Annan Commission", said the foreign minister.

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