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Verification Card: Myanmar and Government Statement

verification card: The statement said authorities determined whether they had lived in Myanmar and provided them with a national verification card, according to The Chronicle Herald. The card is a form of ID, but does not mean citizenship something Rohingya have been denied in Buddhist-majority Myanmar, where they've faced persecution for decades. A government statement said Saturday that five members of a family returned to western Rakhine state from the border area. It said that the family was staying temporarily with relatives in Maungdaw town, the administrative centre close to the border. Bangladesh has given Myanmar a list of more than 8,000 refugees to begin the repatriation, but it has been further delayed by a complicated verification process. The statement did not say if any more repatriations are being planned. ( As reported in the news.