News Outlets Examine Humanitarian Crises In Bangladesh’s Camps For Rohingya Refugees
Al Jazeera: Midwives offer lifeline to pregnant Rohingya
“Trained nurses have come to aid of 24,000 pregnant and lactating Rohingya women staying in Bangladesh’s refugee camps…” (Khalid, 9/25).
New York Times: Pressure Rises at U.N. on Myanmar Over Rohingya Crisis
“Myanmar’s authorities came under intensifying pressure on Thursday over the Rohingya refugee crisis, with the United Nations secretary general calling it a ‘human rights nightmare’ that has driven more than a half-million civilians into Bangladesh in the past month…” (Gladstone/Specia, 9/28).
New York Times: In Grim Camps, Rohingya Suffer on ‘Scale That We Couldn’t Imagine’
“…As international leaders squabble over whether to punish Myanmar for the military’s methodical killing and uprooting of Rohingya civilians, the recent arrivals [to Bangladesh] are living in abjectly desperate conditions…” (Solomon, 9/29).
Thomson Reuters Foundation: Life-saving peanut paste for starving Rohingya as emergency spirals
“Aid agencies are feeding life-saving peanut paste to thousands of starving Rohingya children who fled violence in Myanmar, amid warnings of a looming ‘catastrophe’…” (Yi, 9/27).
Wall Street Journal: Myanmar Refugees Tell of Atrocities; ‘A Soldier Cut His Throat’
“…Political analysts and human-rights activists say the Rohingya face a bleak future in the overcrowded camps where there will be little prospect for employment or education…” (Al-Mahmood, 9/29).
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