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Bhashan Char

Bangladesh plans to move reluctant Rohingya to remote island

DHAKA: Thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees who fled violence in Myanmar in search of refuge could be forced to make their new homes on a barren Bangladeshi island that floods every year. The Bangladesh government has appealed for international support to move the Rohingya to the island as the impoverished country confronts a growing crisis over where to house an influx that has mounted following a military crackdown in Buddhist-dominated Myanmar's Rakhine state. More than 300,000 Rohingya have poured into Bangladesh…