Bangladesh Transnational Issues 2018, CIA World Factbook
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Bangladesh Transnational Issues 2018

SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Bangladesh Transnational Issues 2018
SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 28, 2018

Disputes - international:
Bangladesh referred its maritime boundary claims with Burma and India to the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea; Indian Prime Minister Singh's September 2011 visit to Bangladesh resulted in the signing of a Protocol to the 1974 Land Boundary Agreement between India and Bangladesh, which had called for the settlement of longstanding boundary disputes over undemarcated areas and the exchange of territorial enclaves, but which had never been implemented; Bangladesh struggles to accommodate 32,000 Rohingya, Burmese Muslim minority from Arakan State, living as refugees in Cox's Bazar; Burmese border authorities are constructing a 200 km (124 mi) wire fence designed to deter illegal cross-border transit and tensions from the military build-up along border

Refugees and internally displaced persons:
refugees (country of origin): 900,500 (Burma) (2018) (includes an estimated 688,000 Rohingya refugees who have fled conflict since 25 August 2017)
IDPs: 426,000 (conflict, development, human rights violations, religious persecution, natural disasters) (2016)

Illicit drugs:
transit country for illegal drugs produced in neighboring countries


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