Bangladesh scraps plans to repatriate Rohingya after hundreds hold protest refusing to return

A voluntary repatriation of Rohingya Muslim refugees to their native Myanmar was scrapped by Bangladesh on Thursday, after officials were unable to find anyone who wanted to return. The refugees “are not willing to go back now,” said Refugee Commissioner Abul Kalam, adding that officials “can’t force them to go” but will continue to try to “motivate them so it happens.” The announcement came after about 1,000 Rohingya demonstrated at a camp in…