Ter­ror risk of refuge camp ‘ex­trem­ists’

Irish Sunday Mirror - - NEWS - BY DAN WAR­BUR­TON in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

Beigbeder HALF a mil­lion refugees flee­ing eth­nic cleans­ing in Myan­mar could be “tainted by ex­trem­ism” in Bangladesh refugee camps if the world fails to act.

Unicef ’s Edouard Beigbeder said: “For peo­ple to go back we need to give them hope for the fu­ture.

“But there is a risk that this pop­u­la­tion will be tainted by ex­trem­ism.

“De­cid­ing early where to set­tle them and give them an ed­u­ca­tion is im­por­tant.”

More than 800,000 Ro­hingya Mus­lims have left af­ter claims of mur­der, tor­ture and rape by troops.

Leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been crit­i­cised for not de­nounc­ing it.

Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar re­gion now has the world’s big­gest refugee camp.

Unicef.org.uk/ro­hingya Creamy korma



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