Citing concerns of safety and the possible risk of forced returns, Bangladesh says it needs more time to prepare for the monumental logistics of repatriation of the Rohingya refugees. The number of Rohingya refugees pouring into Bangladesh from Myanmar has soared to over 800,000 as the two neighboring countries try to smooth a repatriation agreement that was set to take effect on January... Continue Reading
Swathi Gokulan is a graduate student at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, where her research focuses on forced migration and minority rights. She serves as senior editor of The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs. She has worked as journalist in India for Reuters and Scroll.in, where she covered international politics, urban development and culture. She holds a BA in Journalism from Sophia College for Women, Mumbai and a diploma in human rights law from the National Law School of India University, Bangalore.