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Thousands: Rohingya Refugees and Army-Led Violence

thousands: Frightened and angry Rohingya refugees on Nov. 15 forced Bangladesh to call off efforts to start sending back some of the hundreds of thousands of the stateless Muslims to Myanmar, casting fresh doubt on a disputed repatriation program, according to Toronto Star. DIBYANGSHU SARKAR / AFP/GETTY IMAGES The announcement came after about 1,000 Rohingya demonstrated against returning to Burma, from where hundreds of thousands fled army-led violence last year. The refugees are not willing to go back now, Refugee Commissioner Abul Kalam told The Associated Press, adding that officials can't force them to go but will continue to try to motivate them so it happens. At the Unchiprang camp, one of the sprawling refugee settlements near the city of Cox's Bazar, another Bangladeshi refugee official implored the Rohingya to return to their country over a loudspeaker. We want to offer everything to you. We have arranged everything for you, we have six buses here, we have trucks, we have food. ( As reported in the news.