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Mohammad Ponir Hossain

'Pray floods don't kill us': A day on Rohingya's remote Bangladesh island

Dec 29 2020

BHASAN CHAR, Bangladesh As a Bangladeshi naval ship anchored off a remote Bay of Bengal island, some of the Rohingya Muslim refugees aboard clapped in anticipation of starting a new life on a piece of land that did not even exist two decades ago.

Bangladesh ships Rohingya refugees to remote island despite outcry

Dec 04 2020

CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh Bangladesh naval vessels carried about 1,600 Rohingya refugees to a remote island in the Bay of Bengal on Friday despite complaints by refugees and rights groups that some were being coerced. | Video

Rohingya grieve after baby dies in border crossing

Sep 15 2017

SHAH PORIR DWIP, Bangladesh A crying Rohingya mother in a yellow headscarf cradling her five-week-old infant son who died after their boat capsized is one of the most powerful Reuters images of Muslim refugees fleeing violence in Myanmar.

Rohingya grieve after baby dies in border crossing

Sep 15 2017

SHAH PORIR DWIP, Bangladesh A crying Rohingya mother in a yellow headscarf cradling her five-week-old infant son who died after their boat capsized is one of the most powerful Reuters images of Muslim refugees fleeing violence in Myanmar.

Rohingya newborns offer frail hope in face of Myanmar violence

Mar 20 2017

BALUKHALI, Bangladesh Scared, hungry and badly beaten, Rohingya women fleeing an army crackdown in Myanmar recount harrowing tales of destruction and death: a father burned alive, an uncle slaughtered with a machete, a brother arrested and not heard from again.But huddled in makeshift refugee camps, dependent on food rations and the mercy of fellow refugees, they also carry something else: hope inspired by their newborn children, for whom Bangladesh is now home.

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