Rohingya “Lifeline” radio - Wednesday, October 07, 2020
MC & News: Sami Ahmed & Mohammed Hussain
ROH Lifeline 10072020 1130 UTC
Today: Wednesday, October 07, 2020
7:30 a.m. (Washington, D.C., USA)
Duration: 6 minutes
· Some Civilians Killed and Injured including 5 Rohingyas in Rakhine Armed Clashes
· Rohingya: The people with no land
· Trump says looking forward to scheduled debate with Biden on Oct. 15
· Pompeo uses Tokyo visit to slam China, seek Asian allies' support
· The Corona Crisis is now an unimaginable risk to the protection of refugees
Shortwave: 31-meter band, 9350 kHz; 25-meter band, 11700 kHz and 12030 kHz Medium wave (AM): 1575 kHz
Report: VOA News
Related item code: 9-P
Duration: 5:15 minutes
Translator: Sabera Begum (Cox’s Bazar)
Topic: Heated Rohingya camp clashes repeatedly, killings, abductions: Rumors.
Summary: Killings, abductions and rumors have increased in the refugee camps in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. Four Rohingyas have been killed in a clash between two rival groups at Kutupalong camp under Ukhia upazila of Cox's Bazar. At least 50 Rohingyas were injured in the incident.
The incident took place on Tuesday evening. Mohammad Samsuddauja, Additional Refugee Relief and Repatriation Commissioner confirmed the matter. Rohingya related researcher Mohammad Nurul Islam thinks Myanmar has been trying to resort to new tactics since the confession of genocide was published in the speech of Myanmar's military. The army deployed on the border and the unsettled situations in the Refugee Camps are part of that strategy.
Report: Mohammed Rukon Uddin (Cox’s Bazar)
Related item code: 9-P
Duration: 6:01 minutes
Topic: Interview with a Rohingya whether if they are maintaining safety measures to prevent Coronavirus in the camp and their main loss during this pandemic
Translation Summary: Restrictions sees to have been eased in every places including Bangladesh refugee camp where more than a million Rohingya are currently living. NGOs INGOs and Government have given various messages on safety measures going door to door and through loudspeakers.
39 years old Azim Ullah, a resident of Kutuplaong Rohingya camp said,”Rohingyas have been following the instructions and maintaining them. Therefore COVID 19 is not spreading largely. But now the movement of people have increased and weaken the restrictions. The good thing is people took this pandemic seriously. People around the world manages other ways to continue education. I urge upon government to allow us online or other medium of education so that the children are benefited.
Duration: 4:00 minutes
Program Closing Announcement: Sami Ahmed
Production: Selim Hossain /Sanjana Feroz