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Bangladesh scraps plan to start repatriating Rohingya

COX S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — The head of Bangladesh s refugee commission said plans to begin a voluntary repatriation of Rohingya Muslim refugees to their native Myanmar on Thursday were scrapped after officials were unable to find anyone who wanted to return. The refugees are not willing to go back now, Refugee Commissioner Abul Kalam told The Associated Press, adding that officials can t force them to go but will continue to try to motivate them so it happens. The announcement came after about 1,000 Rohingya demonstrated at a...

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