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Alarm over Rohingya refugee testing COVID-19 positive in Bangladesh

Video Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO - Duration: 02:02s - Published
Alarm over Rohingya refugee testing COVID-19 positive in Bangladesh

Alarm over Rohingya refugee testing COVID-19 positive in Bangladesh

The refugee is among the first two confirmed cases in the world's biggest and most densely populated camps.


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Rohingya people Rohingya people Ethnic minority in Myanmar

Rohingya crisis: Relocation plan meets opposition [Video]

Rohingya crisis: Relocation plan meets opposition

As well as being stateless and homeless, the coronavirus pandemic is worsening the plight of Rohingya.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:43Published
Soldiers Confess To Rohingya Genocide Campaign: 'Shoot All That You See And That You Hear' [Video]

Soldiers Confess To Rohingya Genocide Campaign: 'Shoot All That You See And That You Hear'

Human rights NGO Fortify Rights has released what they say is credible footage featuring confessions from two Myanmar military deserters. The pair say in video confessions that they were ordered to participate in the indiscriminate raping and killing of Rohingya Muslims in 2017. The minority ethnic group lived in Myanmar's western Rakhine State, but 740,000 were driven out into neighboring Bangladesh.

Credit: Wochit News    Duration: 00:43Published
Nearly 300 Rohingya come ashore in Aceh after months at sea [Video]

Nearly 300 Rohingya come ashore in Aceh after months at sea

The group included women and children and are thought to have spent months at sea as traffickers demanded payment.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:15Published
Three years on, Rohingya trapped in camps as they await justice [Video]

Three years on, Rohingya trapped in camps as they await justice

About a million refugees live in Bangladesh refugee camps since they fled Myanmar military operation on August 25, 2017.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:55Published
Rohingya politicians excluded from Myanmar election [Video]

Rohingya politicians excluded from Myanmar election

Rohingya politician Abdul Rasheed was born in Myanmar and is one of the very few from the Muslim minority to have Myanmar citizenship. But when the country goes to the polls in November, he will not be able to stand. Libby Hogan reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio    Duration: 02:24Published

Bangladesh Bangladesh Country in South Asia

UN must intervene to protect minorities from persecution in Pakistan, asks woman activist [Video]

UN must intervene to protect minorities from persecution in Pakistan, asks woman activist

A rights activist from Pakistan, Anila Gulzar has requested the United Nations to intervene and protect minority rights in Pakistan as they have been facing persecution foe the past seven decades. While making an intervention during the 45th Session of UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Gulzar said, "Minorities are suffering for the past 73 years in Pakistan. I would like the world to know that a lot of Christians have left Pakistan due to fear of being persecuted by Blasphemy law. They are languishing in Malaysia, Thailand, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka."She said, "Every year 1000 minor Christian Hindu and Sikh girls are kidnapped and forcefully converted and married to their kidnappers". A 37 year old Christian man Asif Pervez refused to accept Islam and was arrested in 2013 under Blasphemy law has now sentenced to death. A 14 year old Hindu girl named Mehek Kumari was abducted on her way to school in Jacobabad and forcefully converted to Islam and married to her abductor. Gulzar added, "I request the United Nations Human Rights Council to intervene in this situation. Thousands of Pakistani minority refugees are languishing all over the world. At least they should be settled in Europe and Canada so that their nightmare can be over."

Credit: ANI    Duration: 01:20Published
Bangladesh approves export of popular hilsa fish to India ahead of Durga Puja [Video]

Bangladesh approves export of popular hilsa fish to India ahead of Durga Puja

Government of Bangladesh has approved export of nearly 1,450 tonnes of hilsa fish to India. The neighbouring country has given special permission to its traders for the export ahead of Durga Puja, a piece of good news for Bengalis amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Hilsa fish from river Padma in Bangladesh is believed to be of very good quality in taste.

Credit: ANI    Duration: 02:07Published

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