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“An Island Jail in the Middle of the Sea” Bangladesh’s Relocation of Rohingya Refugees to Bhasan Char

 Category: Reports  Publisher: Human Rights Watch  Published: 7 June 2021  Tags: BangladeshBhasan CharRohingyaRohingya Refugees |  Download


“Based on interviews with 167 refugees as well as with humanitarian experts, “An island jail in the middle of the sea” finds that many refugees were brought to the island without full informed consent and with no ability to leave. Regugees report dangerously inadequate health care, onerous restrictions on movement, food shortages, few education and livelihood opportunities, and abuses by security forces.”