(FILES) This file photo taken on November 22, 2017 shows Rohingya refugees are reflected on a pond as they walk back to their homes at Balukhali refugee camp in the Bangladeshi district of Ukhia. AFP / Munir UZ ZAMAN
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The U.N. refugee agency and other groups have urged a rethink of the plan to send Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar amid fears of forced repatriations and the inability of aid agencies to ensure the safety of hundreds of thousands who fled bloodshed at home.Myanmar and Bangladesh agreed earlier this month to complete a voluntary repatriation of the refugees in two years.He said Myanmar was "prepared to receive 300 people a day" to begin with. He said the repatriation would take place five days a week, and then be reviewed after three months to see if it can be accelerated.
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