Title Bangladesh: 1. Is relocation to Dhaka an option for people who fear harassment or violence in their local community? What social or other impediments might there be to relocating from rural to urban areas? 2. Is relocating from one rural area to another rural area an option? What social or other impediments might there be to such a move? 3. Under the current emergency situation, have there been restrictions or otherwise on freedom of movement within Bangladesh? Is this likely to change in the near future?
Publisher Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal
Publication Date 11 May 2007
Country Bangladesh
Topics Freedom of movement | Internally displaced persons (IDPs) | State of emergency
Citation / Document Symbol BGD31606
Cite as Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal, Bangladesh: 1. Is relocation to Dhaka an option for people who fear harassment or violence in their local community? What social or other impediments might there be to relocating from rural to urban areas? 2. Is relocating from one rural area to another rural area an option? What social or other impediments might there be to such a move? 3. Under the current emergency situation, have there been restrictions or otherwise on freedom of movement within Bangladesh? Is this likely to change in the near future?, 11 May 2007, BGD31606, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4b6fe12af.html [accessed 21 September 2014]
Comments This response was prepared by the Country Research Section of the Refugee Review Tribunal (RRT) after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the RRT within time constraints. This response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum.
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