Rohingya “Lifeline” radio - Wednesday, January 27, 2021
MC & News: Sami Ahmed & Mohammed Hussain
ROH Lifeline 01272021 1130 UTC
Today: Wednesday, January 27, 2021
7:30 a.m. (Washington, D.C., USA)
Duration: 6 minutes
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· Rohingya Return, GSP: Dhaka pins high hopes on Biden admin
· Bangladesh: Repatriating Small Number of Hindu Rohingya to Myanmar 'Not Our Priority'
· The United States, in the face of a strategic rivalry with China, is still patient Zhen Saki
· The time will come for the Biden administration to develop US-Iran relations - General McKenzie
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Report: VOA News
Reporter: Sabera Begum (Cox’s Bazar)
Related item code: 9-P
Duration: 7:22 minutes
Topic: Through in-house counseling to ensure safe childbirth by NGOs are raising awareness.
Translation Summary: Mr. Saidul Alam (28) lives in Camp-5 of Kutupalong, Lambashiya, Ukhia, Cox’s Bazar. He says the delivery time is very important for a pregnant mother as well as a father to be aware. With this in mind, female volunteers counsel Rohingya women and male volunteers counsel Rohingya men. He said that the benefits of delivery at the hospital are highlighted among the Rohingyas through counseling and the possibility of safe births is ensured through the delivery at the hospital. In addition, after the baby is born, the hospital issues a baby vaccine card and a birth certificate with the RRRC logo.
Mrs. Hasina Begum (25) who lives at Camp-5 of Kutupalong, Lambashiya, Ukhia, Cox’s Bazar. Hasina Begum is a pregnant woman. She regularly goes to the camp hospital for checkup. She said to the VOA; hospital is crowded with patients, but regular doctors are available. She also said that she is receiving all kinds of medicines from the hospital. And she will go to the hospital for safe childbirth.
Report: VOA News (2)
Reporter: Mohammed Idris Abdullah (Cox’s Bazar)
Related item code: 9-P
Duration: 7:03 minutes
Topic: The Third Batch of Rohingyas to BhashanChar
Translation Summary: According to the daily star news of 26, January,2021, almost 3,000 Rohingyas will be relocated to Bhasan Char in 3rd batch of Rohingya refugee on January 29 and 30," said the top official of Refugee, Relief and Repatriation Commissioner (RRRC), wishing not to be named.
A Rohingya who is unwilling to mention his name, said that his old aged parents have been relocated with 1st batch of Rohingya to Bhasan Char from Cox’s Bazar without saying anything to him. But his parents are calling him and another brother to Bhasan Char telling the facilities of Bhasan Char as they have none there to take care of them. That’s why they have given their
family list to Camp-In-Charge (CIC) to be relocate to Bhasan Char only to care of their parents, he said. He also said that they have been alerted by CIC to be ready to go to Bhasan Char before, and the CIC has given them the three big bags yesterday to collect their belongings and to be ready to be relocated on 28-29 Jan 2021.
Another a Rohingya who is also unwilling to mention name said that he is very much thankful to the government of Bangladesh and its people for sheltering the Rohingya during the Myanmar brutal military crackdown 2017. He said I have given my family list to CIC obeying the law and regulation to be relocated to Bhasan Char hoping to get better facilities as I can’t see the way of repatriation to our ancestral motherland.
Like this, another a Rohingya who is also unwilling to mention his name and relocated to Bhasan Char with 2nd Batch said that he heard that 3rd batch of Rohingya relocation from Cox’s Bazar migrant camp to Bhasan Char will go very soon. And he said, he has known that in the Bhasan Char living accom