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Nepal failing to recognise Rohingya as refugees

A small number of Rohingya refugees who fled Myanmar's military crackdown have managed to reach Nepal’s capital Kathmandu.

by Subina Shrestha

A small number of Rohingya Muslim refugees who fled Myanmar's military crackdown has managed to reach Nepal’s capital Kathmandu.

But despite their claims for asylum and the reports of atrocities by Myanmar's forces, Nepal does not recognise them as refugees.

 

Al Jazeera's Subina Shrestha reports from Kathmandu.


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