The Bangladeshi government has begun to transfer Rohingya, a minority of Muslims fleeing neighboring Myanmar, to uninhabited islands.
It has been pointed out that the island may be flooded with cyclones, and the United Nations has expressed concern that the transfer must be based on the free will of refugees.
More than 700,000 Rohingya people who fled Myanmar three years ago live in the refugee camps in Bangladesh, and the Bangladesh government has built houses on an uninhabited island off the coast of the Bay of Bengal and built 100,000 people. I plan to transfer people.
On the 4th, the Bangladeshi government decided to gradually transfer Rohingya people who are living in refugee camps in the southern Cox's Bazar to uninhabited islands, and first revealed that it had transferred more than 1,600 people.
The United Nations and others have been concerned that the island could be flooded with a cyclone, so the transfer has been postponed, but the government has emphasized the safety of the island and eliminated the extreme congestion of the camp. It explains that it was transferred to do so.
The government also said that refugees had voluntarily moved to the island, but a Rohingya man told Reuters that he said, "I missed hearing that my family was on the list three days ago, but I was caught and brought. The United Nations has reiterated its concern about the autonomy of the transfer.