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Bangladesh: Refugees

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN HL1304, tabled on 4 February 2020

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will make representations to the government of Bangladesh and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to ensure the safety of non-Muslim refugees in the refugee camps in Bangladesh, and in particular, the Kutupalong Camp.

Answered on

11 February 2020

We are aware of reports of attacks on Christian Rohingya refugee families in Kutupalong, Bangladesh, and are monitoring the situation closely. The British Government is committed to improving the safety of all the Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. We will continue to engage with the Government of Bangladesh and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees on the safety and well-being of all the Rohingya refugees, including those at risk of religious persecution.