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Opinion

Rohingya refugees face no easy choices

Offer by Bangladesh to house them on remote island is best of poor range of options

| Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos

Prospects for the return of nearly one million Rohingya refugees to Myanmar look bleak. But with monsoon rains approaching, time is running out for the vast makeshift settlements inside Bangladesh's border with Myanmar.

With no viable long-term solution in sight for the refugees, does the offer of being relocated to an uninhabited remote island, Bhasan Char, in the Bay of Bengal represent their only hope of building a secure future?

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