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The fact finding report of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh and Thailand

The fact finding report of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh and Thailand

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1/2011
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Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh and Thailand
Fact finding mission to Bangladesh and Thailand
 
4 to 17 February 2011
Copenhagen, May 2011
 
Danish Immigration Service 
Ryesgade 53 2100 Copenhagen Ø Phone: 00 45 35 36 66 00 Web: www.newtodenmark.dk E-mail: us@us.d 
 
 
Overview of fact finding reports published in 2010 and 2011
Honour Crimes against Men in Kurdistan Region of 
Iraq (KRI)
and the Availability of Protection,
Report from Danish Immigration Service’s fact
-finding mission to Erbil, Sulemaniyah and Dahuk, KRI,6 to 20 January 20102010: 1Entry Procedures and Residence in Kurdistan Region of 
Iraq (KRI)
for Iraqi Nationals, Report from
Danish Immigration Service’s fact
-finding mission to Erbil, Sulemaniyah, Dahuk, KRI and Amman,Jordan, 6 to 20 January and 25 February to 15 March 20102010: 2Human rights issues concerning
Kurds in Syria
, Report of a joint fact finding mission by the DanishImmigration Service (DIS) and ACCORD/Austrian Red Cross to Damascus, Syria, Beirut, Lebanon,and Erbil and Dohuk, Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI), 21 January to 8 February 20102010: 3Allegations against the National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Persons (
NAPTIP
) andwarnings against return to
Nigeria
,
Report from Danish Immigration Service’s fact
-finding mission toAbuja, Nigeria, 9 to 17 June 20102010: 4Security and Human Rights in
South/Central Iraq
,
Report from Danish Immigration Service’s fact
-finding mission to Amman, Jordan and Baghdad, Iraq, 25 February to 9 March and 6 to 16 April 20102010:
5
Human Rights and Security Issues concerning Tamils in
Sri Lanka
, Report from Danish Immigration
Service’s fact
-finding mission to Colombo, Sri Lanka, 19 June to 3 July 20102010: 6
Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh and Thailand, Fact finding mission to
Bangladesh andThailand
, 4 to 17 February 20112011: 1
 
Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh and Thailand2
CONTENTS
ABBREVIATIONS ............................................................................................................................................. 4
 
INTRODUCTION AND METHODOLOGY ......................................................................................................... 5
 
HISTORICAL BACKGROUND ......................................................................................................................... 7
 
I
NFLUX OF REFUGEES FROM
A
RAKAN
/NRS
TO
B
ANGLADESH
(
UP TO
1992) ................................................................................... 7
 
M
AJOR DEVELOPMENTS IN THE SITUATION FOR THE
R
OHINGYA IN
B
ANGLADESH SINCE
1992............................................................. 8
 
C
URRENT SITUATION IN
N
ORTH
R
AKHINE
S
TATE IN
B
URMA
......................................................................................................... 9
 
I. DISTINCTIVE CULTURAL FEATURES OF THE ROHINGYA ................................................................... 10
 
I.1.
 
L
ANGUAGE ISSUES
....................................................................................................................................................... 10
 
I.2
 
C
ULTURAL AND RELIGIOUS PRACTICES
............................................................................................................................... 12
 
I.3
 
E
CONOMIC AND SOCIAL SITUATION
,
INCLUDING ACCESS TO EMPLOYMENT AND MOBILITY
............................................................ 13
 
I.3.1 Child labour ..................................................................................................................................................... 16
 
I.4
 
F
AMILY ORGANIZATION AND SOCIAL RELATIONS BETWEEN THE
R
OHINGYA REFUGEES
................................................................. 17
 
I.5.
 
M
IXED MARRIAGES BETWEEN
R
OHINGYA AND
B
ANGLADESHIS
............................................................................................. 18
 
I.6
 
E
XISTENCE OF LOCAL AND
/
OR INTERNATIONAL NETWORKS
.................................................................................................... 19
 
II. SITUATION FOR ROHINGYA REGISTERED IN REFUGEE CAMPS IN BANGLADESH ....................... 20
 
II.1
 
O
RGANISATION OF THE CAMPS
....................................................................................................................................... 21
 
II.2.
 
R
ELATION BETWEEN CAMP REFUGEES AND
R
OHINGYA LIVING OUTSIDE THE CAMPS
.................................................................. 22
 
II.3.
 
P
OSSESSION OF
ID
DOCUMENTS FROM
B
URMA
................................................................................................................ 22
 
II.4.
 
ID
DOCUMENTS FOR CAMP RESIDENTS
............................................................................................................................ 22
 
II.4.1 1991-
1992 ‘The Pink Form’ 
............................................................................................................................. 22
 
II.4.2 1992 Family Book (FB) .................................................................................................................................... 22
 
II.4.3 2007 Non Food Item (NFI) distribution sheet, Yellow Sheet ........................................................................... 24
 
II.4.4 2007 Medical Data Sheet ............................................................................................................................... 24
 
II.4.5 2008 Refugee ID Cards ................................................................................................................................... 24
 
II.4.7 UNHCR Updating of registers ......................................................................................................................... 25
 
II.5.
 
P
ROCEDURE FOR VERIFYING REGISTRATION IN THE CAMPS
.................................................................................................. 25
 
II.6
 
R
ESETTLEMENT OF
R
EFUGEES FROM
B
ANGLADESH
............................................................................................................. 26
 
III. SITUATION FOR UNREGISTERED/ ILLEGAL ROHINGYA IN BANGLADESH ..................................... 26
 
III.1
 
U
NREGISTERED
R
OHINGYA OUTSIDE THE CAMPS
............................................................................................................... 26
 
III.2.
 
S
ITUATION IN THE MAKESHIFT CAMPS
............................................................................................................................ 29
 
III.3.
 
A
TTITUDE OF LOCAL AUTHORITIES TOWARDS THE UNREGISTERED
R
OHINGYA GROUP
............................................................... 31
 
III.3.1 Push backs/deportations ............................................................................................................................... 34
 
III.4
 
P
OSSIBILITY TO CROSS THE BORDER BETWEEN
B
ANGLADESH AND
B
URMA
.............................................................................. 35
 
III.5
 
R
OHINGYA
S POSSIBILITY TO GO TO THEIR PLACE OF ORIGIN IN
B
URMA AND COME BACK TO
B
ANGLADESH
.................................... 37
 
III.6
 
P
OSSIBILITY TO CROSS THE BORDER AND COME BACK IN ONE DAY
......................................................................................... 37
 
IV. ID DOCUMENTS ........................................................................................................................................ 38
 
IV.1
 
B
URMESE
R
OHINGYA
S
ID
DOCUMENTS
.......................................................................................................................... 38
 
IV.1.1 NRC/TRC ........................................................................................................................................................ 38
 
IV.1.2 Birth certificates ............................................................................................................................................ 38
 
IV.1.3 Other documents........................................................................................................................................... 38
 
IV.
 
2
 
R
OHINGYA
S POSSIBILITY TO OBTAIN
B
ANGLADESHI
ID
DOCUMENTS AND PASSPORTS
.............................................................. 39
 
IV.3
 
L
OCAL
B
ANGLADESHI PEOPLE
S POSSIBILITY TO OBTAIN
R
OHINGYA DOCUMENTS
..................................................................... 41
 
IV.4
 
R
EGISTRATION AND CHANGES IN FAMILY BOOKS
............................................................................................................... 42
 

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