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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — International Development – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 21st November 2018.

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Photo of Kate Osamor Kate Osamor Shadow Secretary of State for International Development 12:00 am, 21st November 2018

The chair of the UN fact-finding mission in Myanmar has told the Security Council that the situation today is “an ongoing genocide”. Meanwhile, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees says that the conditions in the country are

“not yet conducive for returns”.

Non-governmental organisations on the ground echo these grave concerns about the pending repatriations of refugees back to Myanmar. Will the Secretary of State tell us what the Government are doing to ensure that no refugee is forcibly returned to Myanmar?