Rohingya “Lifeline” radio - Tuesday, January 12, 2021
MC & News: Sami Ahmed & Mohammed Hussain
ROH Lifeline 01122021 1130 UTC
Today: Tuesday, January 12, 2021
7:30 a.m. (Washington, D.C., USA)
Duration: 6 minutes
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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi meets Myanmar Leaders
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China warns of "appropriate response" to US sanctions
VOA will highlight freedom, democracy and the uniqueness of America - Mike Pompeo
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: 6:00 minutes
Translator: (Sabera Begum Cox’s Bazar)
Topic: The helpless life of impoverished parents with daughters.
Summary: Mohammad Alam (58) & Sara Khatun (46)live Camp # E1, Block # D of Lambashiya, Kutupalong, Ukhia, Cox’s Bazar. Alam said to VOA, he has six daughters and a son. Three of his six daughters are married and three more are eligible for marriage and his youngest child is a boy who is 12 years old. He said the husbands of two married daughters are visually impaired or blind, they also survive with the help of others. He has three marriageable daughters in his house, and they are not able to get married due to lack of money, because there is no earning person in his family except him. He said he works as a day laborer. Moreover, he cannot go to work regularly because he is an aging person . At the end of the day, the wages he receives are used to buy medicine for his sick wife. He added that he is always worried about his family and daughters.
Report: Mohammed Rukon Uddin (Cox’s Bazar)
Related item code: 9-P
Duration: 7:18 minutes
Topic: One killed in a clash between Rohingya’s. Unstable situation in the largest migrant camp Cox’s Bazar refugee camp creates fear among the general Rohingyas.
Translation summary: A Rohingya from Cox’s Bazar camp were killed during a clash among Rohingyas. In this incident the police have confirmed that Nur Hakim a Rohingya from Chakmarkul camp 21 were killed. The dead body was taken to morgue for postmortem for investigation. Abdul Malek a Rohingya from Kutupalong camp 2 expressed his fear due to these types of unrest. He said,” Police, army both have been patrolling around the camps to control such incidents. But there are some places which are less secured. Therefore, Rohingyas are embroiled in internal clash due for establishing their own dominance. General Rohingyas are now scared and some hae moved to other camps which are less risky. Rohingyas urge law enforcement authority to maintain safety within the camp”.
English Learning Lessen (about speaking practice)
Duration: 3:00 minutes
Program Closing Announcement: Sami Ahmed
Production: Selim Hossain /Sanjana Feroz