Category: refugees

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Rohingya refugees: ‘I plan not hope to approach lend a hand’

Kutupalong Refugee Camp, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh – Rohingya refugees tuned in on handheld, nine-band radios to news that the governments of Bangladesh and Myanmar had signed a preliminary deal for their return.  The news slowly made its way throughout the labyrinthine alleyways of tarpaulin and bamboo shelters that more than 800,000 stateless Rohingya now call…