NGOs warn of worsening crisis in Myanmar
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Dhaka, Aug. 21 -- Rohingyas, forced to flee to Bangladesh from their homeland, are still struggling for their rights, security and dignity.
In a joint statement on Wednesday, local, national and international non-government organisations (NGOs) expressed their concerns over the possibility of worsening crisis in Myanmar.
The 61 NGOs also called on Bangladesh and Myanmar for the refugees' engagement on safe, voluntary returns.
The call was made following the news of repatriating 3,450 Rohingya refugees to Myanmar this week.
A brutal military offensive by Myanmar forced more than 740,000 Rohingyas to flee to Bangladesh. They are yet to receive justice, the joint statement said.
The refugees said they are fearful and anxious following r...
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