BangladeshJune 2012 | Risk Summary
The ongoing crisis in Myanmar's western state of Rakhine has inadvertently strained relations between Dhaka and the international community, as the former is denying fleeing Rohingyas access from its eastern neighbour. The international community is placing pressure on Dhaka to open its borders, claiming that it must do so under international obligations. However, in addition to citing that the country is not party to the 1951 Refugee Convention or its 1967 Protocol, the Bangladeshi government has argued that the international pressure should focus on Myanmar instead, as it's the root cause of the problem.
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