Rohingya “Lifeline” radio - Monday, November 09, 2020
MC & News: Sami Ahmed & Mohammed Hussain
ROH Lifeline 11092020 1130 UTC
Today: Monday, November 09, 2020
7:30 a.m. (Washington, D.C., USA)
Duration: 6 minutes
· It's time to forget the bitterness and build a country together - Biden
· The foreign minister expects the Biden administration to play a strong role in the Rohingya issue
· Suu Kyi forecast to triumph in virus-hit Myanmar election
· UN chief hopes Myanmar election will allow refugees to return in 'dignity'
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Report: VOA News
Related item code: 9-P
Duration: 7:08 minutes
Translator: Sabera Begum (Cox’s Bazar)
Topic: In addition to treatment during pregnancy, NGOs and INGOs are teaching mother's and newborn's care & how to prepare yourselves for the upcoming delivery.
Translation Summary: Mrs. Yeasmin (25) lives in Camp # 27, Block # B, Jadimura, Teknaf, Cox’s Bazar. She was a resident of Shidhapara, Maungdaw Township, Myanmar. Yeasmin told the VOA; she has three children and is still 7 months pregnant. From the beginning of her pregnancy, she went to the camp's Food for the Hungry Hospital (FH) for a checkup. She says she is getting good treatment there, but she has to wait for hours for serial which is very painful for her. She added that the third of her three children were born in the camp hospital and then she got a lot of care so she wants to give birth to this baby in the camp hospital.
Formin (single name) is a Community Health Volunteer of Food For The Hungry (FH) (25 years old). She is lives in Thaingkhali, Rohingya camp # 12, Block # G4. She was a resident of Foiazi Para, Maungdaw Township, Myanmar.. Formin said to VOA; she is counseling pregnant women to follow hygiene rules, especially to survive the outbreak of the coronavirus because pregnant women are at higher risk at this time. She also said that she visits from home to home and if she sees any pregnant woman at risk or has any problem, takes her to the hospital immediately.
Report: (Cox’s Bazar)
Related item code: 9-P
Duration: 6:50 minutes
Topic: Reaction of the Rohingya Regarding the On-Going Myanmar General Election of 2020.
Translation Summary: Mohammed Shalam said that he is form Mingazi village tract of Buthidaung township and has been teaching at Government Primary School of Mingazy village as a World Food Program Assistant Teacher (WAT). He said that he voted in the Myanmar General Election of 2010 that’s why he hoped that the Rohingya would have the facilities to participate in the Myanmar General Election of 2020 by the cooperation of International community. But that none of the Rohingya from inside and outside the countries is allowed to participate in General Election of Myanmar of 2020 .Shalam has hoped that the International Community would help the Rohingya on every problem including votes in the General Election of Myanmar’s 2020 but nothing has improved he says and Rohingya are suffering in the Rohingya migrant camp of Bangladesh since 2017.
Mohammed Ilias said that he is from Tombazar village tract of Buthidung township. 44- years old Ilias said that he lives at Kutupalong Camp No.1W with his family where he works for the welfare Rohingya community as a Secretary of the Rohingya camp base organization “Arakan Rohingya National Union.
It is known well to International community that the Rohingya are born citizens of Arakan, Myanmar and that’s why either the Rohingya from in the Arakan Myanmar or Rohingya Refugee Camp, Bangladesh and abroad would be allowed to participate in the Myanmar General Election of 2020 by the support of the International country, said Ilias. Ilias also said that the Rohingya have been participating in the General Election of Myanmar after the ind