Where are Rohingyas now?
More than 900,000 Rohingya are now living in camps south of Cox’s Bazar in southeast Bangladesh in the world’s largest refugee settlement, with no sign of a return in the near future to the country where they were refused citizenship and had limited access to education and healthcare.
How many Rohingyas are deported?
According to him, in 2019, close to 15 Rohingya were deported from India. The Rohingya do not want to go back to Myanmar. “We will be killed if we return,” says Sabber, who had escaped Myanmar through a rough route to finally reach India in 2008.
How long have the Rohingya lived in Myanmar?
For decades the Rohingya ethnic group have been persecuted and denied citizenship by neighbouring Myanmar, which considers them foreigners, but where they say they’ve lived since the 15th century.