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The Worst Refugee Crisis in the World

Published by the National Post, 10 March 2009 Heidi Kingstone reports on the impossible circumstances faced by thousands of Muslim refugees – the Rohingyas – in Bangladesh. Download this article as a PDF. Visit Heidi Kingstone’s archive on Scribd.

Tension here was palpable

The streets have been unusually quiet over the last few days as Bangladesh’s capital saw the greatest disturbances in decades when the border guards mutinied. Paramilitary Bangladesh Rifles soldiers staged a dramatic and bloody armed uprising   just two months after the new democratically-elected government was returned to power by a huge majority.  To read the…
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