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Envoys emphasis safe, dignified return of Rohingyas

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Diplomats stationed in Dhaka on Sunday laid emphasis on "safe, voluntary and dignified" return of Rohingyas from Bangladesh to Myanmar to make their return sustainable.
They also laid emphasis on creating environment with necessary development in Rakhine State so that Rohin-gyas feel safe and confident to return to Myanmar.
The diplomats also assured of continuing support to Bangladesh to facilitate the repatriation process.
Talking to reporters, Indian High Commissioner in...
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CHT people to enjoy land ownership: PM

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday assured the inhabitants of the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) that they will be able to enjoy the ownership of land there, as people in other regions of the country do.
"The land ownership won't be determined by British-era laws," she said.
The...
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Rohingya repatriation to take more time

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Cox's Bazar: Rohingya repatriation will take more time to start as preparatory works are yet to finish though Myanmar side says repatriation begins on Tuesday.
"Rohingya repatriation will take place. It's possible to start at any time once urgent works related to repatriation are...
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Teachers observe strike in 37,000 schools, colleges

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Classes in the MPO-listed academic institutions across the country were suspended on Sunday due to a strike by its agitating teachers asking for nationalizations of their schools and colleges.
There are 37,000 MPO-listed schools and colleges in the country where teachers get a part...
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UN envoy listens tale of horrific torture on Rohingyas in Myanmar

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Cox's Bazar: Visiting UN Special Rapporteur on human rights situation in Myanmar Yanghee Lee on Saturday met Rohingays in camps and listened to their horrific experiences of torture in Myanmar.
She visited Damdamia Rohingya camp in Teknaf early morning and talked to 20 Rohingyas -...
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