Rohingya “Lifeline” radio - Tuesday, November 24, 2020
MC & News: Sami Ahmed & Mohammed Hussain
ROH Lifeline 11242020 1130 UTC
Today: Tuesday, November 24, 2020
7:30 a.m. (Washington, D.C., USA)
Duration: 6 minutes
· Boris raises UK’s concerns over Rohingya crisis with Suu Kyi
· Myanmar is still committing genocide against Rohingya, says rights group
· Netanyahu met Saudi crown prince, Pompeo in Saudi Arabia: Israeli minister
· Yemeni Houthis say they fired missile at Saudi Aramco site in Jeddah
· US election 2020: Trump ally Chris Christie urges him to accept defeat
· FACTBOX-The Biden Cabinet: President-elect builds his foreign policy team
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Report: VOA News
Related item code: 9-P
Duration: 6:17 minutes
Translator: Mohammed Rokunuddin (Cox’s Bazar)
Topic: COVID-19 vaccine, Help is on the way.
Summary: American drug-maker Pfizer said Friday it has requested emergency use authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (or FDA) for its COVID-19 vaccine.
Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech noted they have also started a similar process with regulatory agencies in Europe. They are also doing so in other countries, including Japan, Canada and Australia. The action came just two days after the drug-makers announced final results of their large vaccine study. Dr. Albert Bourla is Pfizer Chairman and chief executive. He said in a statement, “Our work to deliver a safe and effective vaccine has never been more urgent.” He noted that the company is looking “to secure authorization of our vaccine candidate as quickly as possible.”
Report: Mohammed Idris Abdullah (Cox’s Bazar)
Related item code: 9-P
Duration: 7:47 minutes
Topic: UNICEF Plan to Start Myanmar Curriculum Pilot (MCP) Project in the Rohingya Refugee Migrant Camp.
Translation summary: A Rohingya student, 14 years old Sayed Ullah said he hopes and expects that the government of Bangladesh permit him to continue his study in the Rohingya Refugee migrant camp of Bangladesh but he did get any opportunity to study due to lack of educational facility for the students like him who have already completed studies up to high school level. Ullah also said that UNICEF had tried to run a project namely Myanmar Curriculum Pilot (MCP) for the above 14 years Rohingya students is from class-6 to class 09 but it has halted due to COVID-19 Pandemic. Anyways, the activities of MCP-Project are on- going process and it is going to start too in the Rohingya migrant that’s why he is very much glad as can continue his study as well.
Mohammed Faruk 27-faces similar problem. UNICEF has selected school and collecting the Curriculum Vitae (C.V) of Rohingya well qualified teacher to start the Myanmar Curriculum Pilot (MCP) Project in the Rohingya Refugee migrant camp of Cox's Bazar said Faruk. So, Faruk hopes that the hopeless and hapless Rohingya students can study and reach their goals through study under MCP-Project he says. Also, Faruk said this MCP-Project will be very much effective to the Rohingya students to free from day labors, hardworking, involving crimes against humanity and making their darkness future.
Aziz 35-years old said the Myanmar Curriculum Pilot (MCP) Project of UNICEF is ongoing process in the Rohingya camp of Cox's Bazar which makes the persecuted Rohingya verily pleased. But it will be effective if teaching to the Rohingya children under the different learning centers and Myanmar Curriculum Pilot ( MCP) Project are done in the same way as in Myanmar schools teaching systems and needed qualified teachers to teach such as Matriculation Passed teachers for Primary Level and the Degree Holder teachers for the MCP-P