Rohingya “Lifeline” radio - Thursday, November 19, 2020
MC & News: Sami Ahmed & Mohammed Hussain
ROH Lifeline 11192020 1130 UTC
Today: Thursday, November 19, 2020
7:30 a.m. (Washington, D.C., USA)
Duration: 7 minutes
· Talks essential for viable solution: Japanese envoy says about Rohingya crisis
· ‘Despair, conflict growing in communities hosting Rohingyas’
· Myanmar's lack of sincerity delays Rohingya repatriation: Foreign Minister Dr. AK Abdul Momen
· U.S. medical leaders rebuke Trump, urge COVID-19 cooperation with Biden team
· Trump fires top U.S. election cybersecurity official who defended vote
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: 6:06 minutes
Translator: Mohammed Idris Abdullah (Cox’s Bazar)
Topic: Rohingya Football Players Seek to Have Enough Playground and Playing Materials.
Summary: Mujibur Rahman said that he lives with his parents at Kutupalong camp-1W where he plays football match with different teams of different camps. 19-years old Rahman said that there are so many teams in the Camp1W and Camp1E that they play football regularly but there is not enough football field that’s why the NGO namely Technical Assistance Inc. (TAI) has allowed them to play football in a field but it is under the control of International Organization for Migration and the players are not allowed to play right now said Rahman. Rahman also said that playing football is a great hobby and a key for the Rohingya to live healthy and free from tension that’s why he seeks for the enough Playground, jersey, football and other playing material for their cheerful life until their return to their ancestral motherland.
Nur Hasan said that he has been playing football since living in his village tract Taman-Tha of Maungdaw township as the playing football make him happy and health and also played football match here in the Rohingya Refugee camp with different teams of different camp to refresh his mind but they due to Covid 19 the game with different teams of different camps have been halted that’s why they play football only with the players of their own team and block of the camp1E. Besides, Hasan said that winter season is knocking in which season they used to enjoy basketball, volley ball, badminton and other sports in his ancestral motherland. Now despite the outbreak of COVID-19 they wish to play football and other sports while maintaining the instruction of World Health Organization(WHO) but they do not have enough football field and playing materials that’s why he wants to request for it on behalf of the Rohingya sports players of the Rohingya Refugee migrant camp of Cox’s Bazar.
Report: Mohammed Rukon Uddin (Cox’s Bazar)
Related item code: 9-P
Duration: 9:22 minutes
Topic: Comments on Myanmar election 2020 in the lights of Rohingya crisis by Rohingya historian and researcher Mr. Aman Ullah.
Translation Summary: Only National League for Democracy (NLD) and Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) had the privilege to utilize all the facility and election campaign as they are the current ruling party. There should have been ceasefire in their civil wars during this election time for the people to participate in voting. Election commission denied the request of changing the election date few months ahead by other participating parties. NLD won majority seats and is ready to form the Government. This election could have an impact of Rohingya crisis which is why they removed Rohingyas from it. Rohingyas have been participating in election since long ago and from 2015 election and now their voting rights have been revoked. They are denying Rohingyas from every platform. This election won’t bring any sorts of changes for the Rohingya crisis. The new government of US 2020 el