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Clare Baldwin

Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Aug 12 2018

Arrested and killed: inside the Bangladesh prime minister's war on drugs

DHAKA Bangladesh police arrested Riazul Islam as he was walking home from his in-laws' house. At 3:15 a.m., he was shot dead in a sandy field beside a set of railroad tracks north of Dhaka. | Video

Jul 05 2018

Physicians say Rohingya scars 'highly consistent' with Myanmar atrocity reports

HONG KONG Rohingya Muslims' accounts of being shot, hacked and wounded by explosives are supported by forensic evidence, according to a report by physicians who examined them in refugee camps in Bangladesh.

Jun 27 2018

The shock troops who expelled the Rohingya from Myanmar

By Simon Lewis, Zeba Siddiqui, Clare Baldwin and Andrew R.C. Marshall

Apr 11 2018

Myanmar minister assures Rohingya in Bangladesh repatriation is a priority

KUTUPALONG REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh A Myanmar minister told Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh on Wednesday their repatriation was a priority during the first visit by a top Myanmar official to victims of what the United Nations says was "ethnic cleansing" by the Myanmar army.

Apr 11 2018

Myanmar minister assures Rohingya in Bangladesh repatriation is a priority

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh A Myanmar minister told Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh on Wednesday their repatriation was a priority, during the first visit by a top Myanmar official to victims of what the United Nations says was "ethnic cleansing" by the Myanmar army.

Mar 12 2018

Monsoon floods and landslides threaten 100,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

CHAKMAKUL REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh The Rohingya refugees who live in shacks clinging to these steep, denuded hills in southern Bangladesh pray that the sandbags fortifying the slopes will survive the upcoming monsoon. | Video

Mar 12 2018

Monsoon floods and landslides threaten 100,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

CHAKMAKUL REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh The Rohingya refugees who live in shacks clinging to these steep, denuded hills in southern Bangladesh pray that the sandbags fortifying the slopes will survive the upcoming monsoon. | Video

Feb 28 2018

Rohingya refugees test Bangladeshi welcome as prices rise and repatriation stalls

KUTUPALONG REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh The first Rohingya refugees who arrived on Jorina Katun's farmland in Bangladesh last year were worn out and traumatized after fleeing violence in neighboring Myanmar. They wept and begged to stay, and Katun, moved by their plight, said yes. | Video

Feb 22 2018

Floating Island: New home for Rohingya refugees emerges in Bay of Bengal

DHAKA/BHASAN CHAR/COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh Bangladesh is racing to turn an uninhabited and muddy Bay of Bengal island into home for 100,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled a military crackdown in Myanmar, amid conflicting signals from top Bangladeshi officials about whether the refugees would end up being stranded there. | Video

Feb 21 2018

Floating Island: New home for Rohingya refugees emerges in Bay of Bengal

DHAKA/BHASAN CHAR/COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh, Feb 22 (Reuters) - B angladesh is racing to turn an uninhabited and muddy Bay of Bengal island into home for 100,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled a military crackdown in Myanmar, amid conflicting signals from top Bangladeshi officials about whether the refugees would end up being stranded there.

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