Rohingya crisis: Cracks in repatriation process

After decades of shifting levels of recognition by the Myanmar government, Rohingya refugees are being issued yet another form of identification by the government of Bangladesh before they are allowed to return home and many Rohingya are wary.

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    The Bangladesh and Myanmar governments say they have agreed on a deal aimed at repatriating hundreds of thousands of Rohingya who have fled a crackdown by the Myanmar military.

    But the identification process of who may be allowed to return shows how vulnerable the Rohingya are.

    A look at the various Identity cards issued to the Rohingya gives an idea how vulnerable they are to further violence and discrimination.

    Al Jazeera's Charles Stratford reports from Cox’s Bazar.


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