Rohingya “Lifeline” radio - Wednesday, February 03, 2021
MC & News: Sami Ahmed & Mohammed Hussain
ROH Lifeline 02032021 1130 UTC
Today: Wednesday, February 03, 2021
7:30 a.m. (Washington, D.C., USA)
Duration: 6 minutes
· UN Security Council takes no action on coup in Myanmar
· UN Security Council must act urgently, hold military accountable in Myanmar
· Myanmar coup: UN expert calls for strong international response including sanctions and arms embargo
· Military seizure of power in Myanmar: Biden's determination to take appropriate action
· China accuses Uighur activists of terrorism
· It is possible to solve the problems related to the Iran nuclear deal
Shortwave: 31-meter band, 9350 kHz; 25-meter band, 11700 kHz and 12030 kHz Medium wave (AM): 1575 kHz
Report: VOA News
Reporter: Mohammed Rukon Uddin (Cox’s Bazar)
Related item code: 9-P
Duration: 5:51 minutes
Topic: Seizing power from the ruling party NLD might delay each and every steps of Rohingya issues.
Translation Summary: After the military coup against the ruling party NLD, unfortunately unrest in Myanmar creates fear that justice and repatriation will be delayed. 39-year-old Mohammad Azim Ullah who currently lives in Kutupalong camp 3 said, “It’s an internal issue but it might cost time to focus on our matters. General Min Aung Hlaing might start repatriation by having international pressure but I believe he won’t repatriate Rohingya’s with safety and security”.
Report: VOA News (2)
Reporter: Sabera Begum (Cox’s Bazar)
Related item code: 9-P
Duration: 7:07 minutes
Topic: The main reason for the military coup and the fear of uncertainty in the Rohingya repatriation.
Translation Summary: A number of top leaders of the ruling party, including President Win Myint, and ruling party leader Aung San Suu Kyi they were reportedly have been detained during an army operation on Monday morning. In this regard, Rohingya Writer and Recharger Master Aman Ullah said that such activities do not fall under the principles of the 2008 constitution of Myanmar. This is a completely unconstitutional act. He thinks Myanmar's military is doing this into for the greed for power. He was pleased and thanked the US government for warning the Myanmar military. He also called on the international community, including the United States, to put pressure on Myanmar's military over Rohingya repatriation issue.
Duration: 3:00 minutes
Program Closing Announcement: Sami Ahmed
Production: Selim Hossain /Sanjana Feroz