Pope Francis wraps up his Asia tour

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Pope Francis has wrapped up his Asian tour and is on his way back to the Vatican.

The international community hoped he would address the 620,000 Rohingya who have fled violence in Rakhine State.

But he did not mention the ethnic minority until day five of his tour.

A plan by Bangladesh and Myanmar is being sketched out to repatriate hundreds of thousands of refugees.

The repatriation will be reportedly voluntary but only after identification of each refugee has been verified by the Myanmar authorities.

The Myanmar government does not recognise the Rohinga as an ethnic group and it withdrew their citizenship in 1982.


Al Jazeera’s Charles Stratford reports from Kutupalong refugee camp, Bangladesh.

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