Rohingya “Lifeline” radio - Friday, May 14, 2021
MC & News: Sami Ahmed & Mohammed Hussain
ROH Lifeline 05142021 1130 UTC
Today: Friday, May 14, 2021
7:30 a.m. (Washington, D.C., USA)
Duration: 6 minutes
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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: 12:00 minutes
Interviewer: Hamid Hussain (VOA Rohingya Lifeline reporter)
Topic:. How Rohingya diaspora around the world have celebrated the Muslim festival “Eid”.
Guests and Translation Summary:
Mohammed Eliyas from the Netherlands:
I wish you, peace and blessings, and of course, greet everyone with " Eid Mubarak”. We have peacefully performed the Eid-Ul-Fitr prayers at the mosque here in the Netherlands and I hope that all my fellow Rohingya have been celebrating on this occasion day of “EID” and performed prayer after fully completed of fasting month of Ramadan all over the world. At the same time, I hope and pray for our brothers and sisters inside Burma and in the refugee camps during this “Eid” after the end of the month of Ramadan, even though you are all miserable and oppressed. Of course, I would also like to pray and wish that one day we all Rohingya expatriates can return to our native country and celebrate Eid together.
Maulana Mansouri from K.S.A:
We have peacefully performed Eid-Ul-Fitr prayers in K.S.A, Al-Hamdu-Lillah, and I wish to convey my fellow Rohingyas around the world with the greeting of Eid Mubarak through VOA Rohingya Lifeline and at the same a humble request to all of you, please do not forget our oppressed Rohingyas those who are inside Burma and Refugee camps in your thoughts and prayers. Our special thought and prayer on this occasion of Eid-Ul-Fitr is to erase our sins and make all easy from hardship. Of course, our special thanks to the Saudi Arabian government for this wonderful opportunity and their efforts to control coronavirus cases, so I really appreciate it. May Allah shower his blessings on us on this special day of Eid.
Din Mohammed from Malaysia:
Peace Be Upon You! We, the Rohingya community in Malaysia are celebrating Eid Day amid Lockdown due to COVID-19 cases and we must follow the Health Guidance announced by the Malaysian Government. Anyway, we just pray at home and we share the joy with siblings at home. We have ended our prayer amid lockdown by the grace of Allah, but we are concerned about our brothers and sisters in Burma and the refugee camps, however, I hope they will also celebrate "Eid" as well. We always pray for them and they are always in our thoughts. Happy Eid to all!
Anuwar Kasin from Wisconsin, Milwaukee:
There is no lockdown in America, but we still maintain social distance guidelines and we pray while maintaining social distance. I hope that all the Rohingyas in the world have performed their Eid Dul Fitr prayers by the grace of Allah and I would like to wish them a very “Happy Eid Mubarak”. I am deeply concerned about our Rohingya in Burma and refugee camps in Bangladesh, but I hope you are all celebrating the happy Eid in the direction of the host country, I always pray for you.
Mohammed Ayas Hashim from Canada:
Thank you so much to VOA Rohingya Lifeline for giving me this great opportunity to express my joy on this occasion day of Eid. I am sharing this experience from Canada and we had a full 30 Ramadan here in Canada and Alhamdulillah, this morning we performed Eid prayers in the mosque. We maintained