Thousands of Rohingya protest at Bhashan Char

Topics Covered: India and its neighbourhood- relations. Thousands of Rohingya protest at Bhashan Char: Context: Several thousand Rohingya recently staged “unruly” protests against living conditions on Bhashan Char- a cyclone-prone island off Bangladesh. What’s the issue? Since December, Bangladesh has shifted 18,000 refugees to the low-lying silt island of Bhashan Char from the mainland Bangladesh, …