Cox’s Bazar

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asianage
Rising desperation, booming sex trade in Rohingya refugee campshas three male clients a week – and daren’t risk taking on more for fear of bei
asianage / Posted 3 hours ago
has three male clients a week – and daren’t risk taking on more for fear of being found out. “I sometimes travel as far as Cox’s Bazar city, which is a two hour drive. Whenever I leave the camp, I have to make up excuses. I pretend to be visiting... Read more
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Eye Witness News
US says it is considering sanctions over Myanmar's treatment of RohingyaMuslim minority. FILE: After fleeing violence in Myanmar, Rohingya refugees li
Eye Witness News / Posted 6 hours ago
Muslim minority. FILE: After fleeing violence in Myanmar, Rohingya refugees live in overcrowded makeshift sites in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Photo: UNHCR WASHINGTON – The United States is taking steps and considering a range of further... Read more
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Swissinfo
Switzerland pledges extra funds to Rohingya crisispeople, including new refugees, previous refugees and host communities who are
Swissinfo / Posted 19 hours ago
people, including new refugees, previous refugees and host communities who are living in cramped makeshift camps in the Cox’s Bazar region of Bangladesh (see box). UN officials announced on Monday that pledges had been made amounting to $340... Read more
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Gulf News
Dubai Ruler shares wife’s humanitarian messagewait, more lives are lost. #Rohingya”According to the United Nations, more than
Gulf News / Posted 23 hours ago
wait, more lives are lost. #Rohingya”According to the United Nations, more than 500,000 Rohingya refugees have crossed into Cox’s Bazar region of neighbouring Bangladesh since August 25, following what the UN and many independent human rights... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
US lawmakers step up pressure against Burma over Rohingya crisisarson, killings and rape. A Rohingya refugee boy carries his belongings at a r
Asian Correspondent / Posted yesterday
arson, killings and rape. A Rohingya refugee boy carries his belongings at a refugee camp in Palong Khali district, near Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh October 22, 2017. Source: Reuters/Adnan Abidi Tillerson said Washington understood Myanmar had a... Read more
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Gulf News
Meth seizures shoot up in Myanmar’s crisis-hit Rakhinerecent years Bangladeshi security forces have seized millions of meth tablets f
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
recent years Bangladeshi security forces have seized millions of meth tablets from traffickers trying to enter the Cox’s Bazar area by land and sea.Earlier this month two Myanmar soldiers were caught with nearly two million yaba pills in... Read more
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The Manila Times
Meth seizures shoot up in Myanmar’s crisis-hit Rakhinerecent years Bangladeshi security forces have seized millions of meth tablets f
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
recent years Bangladeshi security forces have seized millions of meth tablets from traffickers trying to enter the Cox’s Bazar area by land and sea. Earlier this month two Myanmar soldiers were caught with nearly two million yaba pills in... Read more
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heraldscotland
'They shot her husband in front of her, and she carried her children on her back all the way to Bangladesh'and this is never more evident than during a humanitarian disaster. This is why
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
and this is never more evident than during a humanitarian disaster. This is why ActionAid has built a women’s Safe Space in Cox’s Bazar – a centre where refugee mothers can breastfeed in private, women can receive essential supplies, emotional... Read more
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The Hindu
For Rohingya, it was all a blinding flash and a smear of ashone such all-sides-open camp with plastic sheets for roofing, in a rubber plant
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
one such all-sides-open camp with plastic sheets for roofing, in a rubber plantation in Kutupalang area in Cox’s Bazar, about one hundred refugees were asked by this correspondent on Wednesday if they had lost anyone in their... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Rohingya refugee children in Bangladesh in dire stateRohingya refugees queue in the rain to receive food at Kotupalang refugee camp
The Borneo Post / Posted 3 days ago
Rohingya refugees queue in the rain to receive food at Kotupalang refugee camp near Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. — Reuters photo GENEVA: Nearly 340,000 Rohingya children are living in squalid conditions in Bangladesh camps where they lack enough food,... Read more
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Gulf News
Rohingya refugee children in Bangladesh in dire state — UNICEFare in “desperately short supply” in the chaotic, teeming camps and settlements
Gulf News / Posted 3 days ago
are in “desperately short supply” in the chaotic, teeming camps and settlements, Ingram said after spending two weeks in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.“In a sense it’s no surprise that they must truly see this place as a hell on earth,” he said.One in... Read more
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Boston Globe
Rohingya refugees flee violence in Myanmarboy cries as he fights his way in the crowd to get food aid from a local NGO at
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
boy cries as he fights his way in the crowd to get food aid from a local NGO at the Balukali refugee camp on Sept. 18, in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. (Kevin Frayer/Getty Images) Rohingya refugees carry their belongings as they walk through water on... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Rohingya child refugees facing ‘hell on earth’ – Unicefagency has issued a report that documents the plight of children who account fo
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
agency has issued a report that documents the plight of children who account for 58% of the refugees who have poured into Cox’s Bazar over the last eight weeks. Report author Simon Ingram said about one in five children in the area are “acutely... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Rohingya child refugees facing ‘hell on earth’ – Unicefagency has issued a report that documents the plight of children who account fo
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
agency has issued a report that documents the plight of children who account for 58% of the refugees who have poured into Cox’s Bazar over the last eight weeks. Report author Simon Ingram said about one in five children in the area are “acutely... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Rohingya child refugees facing ‘hell on earth’ – Unicefagency has issued a report that documents the plight of children who account fo
Oxford Mail / Posted 4 days ago
agency has issued a report that documents the plight of children who account for 58% of the refugees who have poured into Cox’s Bazar over the last eight weeks. Report author Simon Ingram said about one in five children in the area are “acutely... Read more
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Bury Times
Rohingya child refugees facing ‘hell on earth’ – Unicefagency has issued a report that documents the plight of children who account fo
Bury Times / Posted 4 days ago
agency has issued a report that documents the plight of children who account for 58% of the refugees who have poured into Cox’s Bazar over the last eight weeks. Report author Simon Ingram said about one in five children in the area are “acutely... Read more
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Gazette
Rohingya child refugees facing ‘hell on earth’ – Unicefagency has issued a report that documents the plight of children who account fo
Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
agency has issued a report that documents the plight of children who account for 58% of the refugees who have poured into Cox’s Bazar over the last eight weeks. Report author Simon Ingram said about one in five children in the area are “acutely... Read more
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guardian-series
Rohingya child refugees facing ‘hell on earth’ – Unicefagency has issued a report that documents the plight of children who account fo
guardian-series / Posted 4 days ago
agency has issued a report that documents the plight of children who account for 58% of the refugees who have poured into Cox’s Bazar over the last eight weeks. Report author Simon Ingram said about one in five children in the area are “acutely... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Rohingya child refugees facing ‘hell on earth’ – Unicefagency has issued a report that documents the plight of children who account fo
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
agency has issued a report that documents the plight of children who account for 58% of the refugees who have poured into Cox’s Bazar over the last eight weeks. Report author Simon Ingram said about one in five children in the area are “acutely... Read more
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Harrow Times
Rohingya child refugees facing ‘hell on earth’ – Unicefagency has issued a report that documents the plight of children who account fo
Harrow Times / Posted 4 days ago
agency has issued a report that documents the plight of children who account for 58% of the refugees who have poured into Cox’s Bazar over the last eight weeks. Report author Simon Ingram said about one in five children in the area are “acutely... Read more
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This is West Country
Rohingya child refugees facing ‘hell on earth’ – Unicefagency has issued a report that documents the plight of children who account fo
This is West Country / Posted 4 days ago
agency has issued a report that documents the plight of children who account for 58% of the refugees who have poured into Cox’s Bazar over the last eight weeks. Report author Simon Ingram said about one in five children in the area are “acutely... Read more
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Gazette News
Rohingya child refugees facing ‘hell on earth’ – Unicefagency has issued a report that documents the plight of children who account fo
Gazette News / Posted 4 days ago
agency has issued a report that documents the plight of children who account for 58% of the refugees who have poured into Cox’s Bazar over the last eight weeks. Report author Simon Ingram said about one in five children in the area are “acutely... Read more
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Bolton News
Rohingya child refugees facing ‘hell on earth’ – Unicefagency has issued a report that documents the plight of children who account fo
Bolton News / Posted 4 days ago
agency has issued a report that documents the plight of children who account for 58% of the refugees who have poured into Cox’s Bazar over the last eight weeks. Report author Simon Ingram said about one in five children in the area are “acutely... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Rohingya child refugees facing ‘hell on earth’ – Unicefagency has issued a report that documents the plight of children who account fo
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 4 days ago
agency has issued a report that documents the plight of children who account for 58% of the refugees who have poured into Cox’s Bazar over the last eight weeks. Report author Simon Ingram said about one in five children in the area are “acutely... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Rohingya child refugees facing ‘hell on earth’ – Unicefagency has issued a report that documents the plight of children who account fo
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
agency has issued a report that documents the plight of children who account for 58% of the refugees who have poured into Cox’s Bazar over the last eight weeks. Report author Simon Ingram said about one in five children in the area are “acutely... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Rohingya child refugees facing ‘hell on earth’ – Unicefagency has issued a report that documents the plight of children who account fo
EveningTimes Online / Posted 4 days ago
agency has issued a report that documents the plight of children who account for 58% of the refugees who have poured into Cox’s Bazar over the last eight weeks. Report author Simon Ingram said about one in five children in the area are “acutely... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Rohingya child refugees facing ‘hell on earth’ – Unicefagency has issued a report that documents the plight of children who account fo
Croydon Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
agency has issued a report that documents the plight of children who account for 58% of the refugees who have poured into Cox’s Bazar over the last eight weeks. Report author Simon Ingram said about one in five children in the area are “acutely... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Rohingya child refugees facing ‘hell on earth’ – Unicefagency has issued a report that documents the plight of children who account fo
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 4 days ago
agency has issued a report that documents the plight of children who account for 58% of the refugees who have poured into Cox’s Bazar over the last eight weeks. Report author Simon Ingram said about one in five children in the area are “acutely... Read more
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The Hindu
Nearly 58% of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh are childrenperilous future” was released at a press conference in Geneva, Switzerland. ‘I
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
perilous future” was released at a press conference in Geneva, Switzerland. ‘Indescribable suffering’ After two weeks in Cox’s Bazar, a southern Bangladesh town where nearly 6,00,000 newly arrived refugees are crammed into a crowd of 2,00,000... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Rohingya child refugees facing ‘hell on earth’ – Unicefagency has issued a report that documents the plight of children who account fo
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
agency has issued a report that documents the plight of children who account for 58% of the refugees who have poured into Cox’s Bazar over the last eight weeks. Report author Simon Ingram said about one in five children in the area are “acutely... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
UN appeals for more support for Rohingya in ‘arc of misery’million crossing into Bangladesh in just over a month,” said the IOM’s Director
Asian Correspondent / Posted 4 days ago
million crossing into Bangladesh in just over a month,” said the IOM’s Director General William Lacy Swing after a visit to Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh on Wednesday. Director General of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) William Lacy... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
UNICEF: Rohingya children refugees face ‘hell on earth’has issued a report that documents the plight of children who account for 58 pe
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 4 days ago
has issued a report that documents the plight of children who account for 58 percent of the refugees who have poured into Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, over the last eight weeks. Report author Simon Ingram says about one in five children in the area... Read more
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CTV News
15,000 Rohingya refugees stuck in border no-man's landto them alive. Those too sick to wait are carried out and transported to a hosp
CTV News / Posted 4 days ago
to them alive. Those too sick to wait are carried out and transported to a hospital two hours away in the coastal city of Cox’s Bazar. One of those people is Arifa Khatun and her nine-month-old baby, who was badly burned when Myanmar’s military... Read more
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EuroNews
Rohingya refugee children in Bangladesh in dire state - UNICEFare in “desperately short supply” in the chaotic, teeming camps and settlements
EuroNews / Posted 4 days ago
are in “desperately short supply” in the chaotic, teeming camps and settlements, Ingram said after spending two weeks in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. “In a sense it’s no surprise that they must truly see this place as a hell on earth,” he said. One... Read more
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Reuters
Rohingya refugee children in Bangladesh in dire state: UNICEFare in “desperately short supply” in the chaotic, teeming camps and settlements
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
are in “desperately short supply” in the chaotic, teeming camps and settlements, Ingram said after spending two weeks in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Rohingya refugees, who crossed the border from Myanmar two days earlier, walk after they received... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Raja Muda Perlis wants muslims to counter issue of islamophobia(DIU) Bangladesh, Sabur Khan. The Raja Muda of Perlis arrived in Bangladesh on
The Borneo Post / Posted 5 days ago
(DIU) Bangladesh, Sabur Khan. The Raja Muda of Perlis arrived in Bangladesh on Sunday to lead a humanitarian mission comprising various non-governmental organisations to check on the situation of Rohingya refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar... Read more
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Boston Globe
Thousands more Rohingya Muslims cross border into BangladeshCOX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh — Thousands more Rohingya Muslims are fleeing large-sca
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh — Thousands more Rohingya Muslims are fleeing large-scale violence and persecution in Myanmar and crossing into Bangladesh, where more than half a million others are already living in squalid and overcrowded camps, according... Read more
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Eye Witness News
UN urges Bangladesh to move Rohingya refugees stranded at bordereach week, UNICEF spokeswoman Marixie Mercado said. UNICEF, which is providing
Eye Witness News / Posted 6 days ago
each week, UNICEF spokeswoman Marixie Mercado said. UNICEF, which is providing clean water every day to 40,000 people in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, and has installed thousands of toilets, may have to stop operations by the end of November unless... Read more
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The Borneo Post
DPM: Humanitarian attache to be assigned to BangladeshCOX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh: Malaysia will assign a humanitarian and welfare attach
The Borneo Post / Posted 6 days ago
COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh: Malaysia will assign a humanitarian and welfare attache to Bangladesh to fulfill the government’s commitment in helping Rohingya ethnic refugees currently sheltered at refugee camps in Bangladesh. Deputy Prime Minister Datuk... Read more
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Philly.com
Thousands more Rohingya Muslims flee into BangladeshCOX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh — Thousands more Rohingya Muslims are fleeing large-sca
Philly.com / Posted 6 days ago
COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh — Thousands more Rohingya Muslims are fleeing large-scale violence and persecution in Myanmar and crossing into Bangladesh, where more than half a million others are already living in squalid and overcrowded camps, according... Read more
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Reuters
U.N. urges Bangladesh to move Rohingya refugees stranded at bordereach week, UNICEF spokeswoman Marixie Mercado said. UNICEF, which is providing
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
each week, UNICEF spokeswoman Marixie Mercado said. UNICEF, which is providing clean water every day to 40,000 people in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, and has installed thousands of toilets, may have to stop operations by the end of November unless... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Mediterranean refugee agency arrives to assist Rohingya in Bangladeshover 40,000 refugees. Rohingya refugees wait for humanitarian aid to be distri
Asian Correspondent / Posted 7 days ago
over 40,000 refugees. Rohingya refugees wait for humanitarian aid to be distributed at the Balukhali refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh October 11, 2017. Source: Reuters/ Zohra Bensemra As the crisis of the Rohingya people intensified... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Malaysia to build field hospital at Rohingya refugee camp in bangladeshCOX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh: Malaysia will build a RM3.5 million field hospital at
The Borneo Post / Posted 7 days ago
COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh: Malaysia will build a RM3.5 million field hospital at the refugee camp for ethnic Rohingya here, said Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. The deputy prime minister said the medical corp of the Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF) will... Read more
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Reuters
Thousands of new Rohingya refugees flee violence, hunger in Myanmar for Bangladeshit was overloaded with refugees, who pay exorbitant fees to cross the Naf River
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
it was overloaded with refugees, who pay exorbitant fees to cross the Naf River, a natural border with Myanmar in the Cox’s Bazar region of Bangladesh. Rohingya refugees arrive to the Bangladeshi side of the Naf river after crossing the... Read more
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Gulf News
Thousands of new Rohingya refugees flee violence, hunger in Myanmar to BangladeshFood markets in Myanmar’s western Rakhine state have been shut down and aid del
Gulf News / Posted 7 days ago
Food markets in Myanmar’s western Rakhine state have been shut down and aid deliveries restricted, refugees say Cox’s Bazar: Hungry, destitute and scared, thousands of new Rohingya refugees crossed the border into Bangladesh from Myanmar early on... Read more
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Gulf News
Rohingya boy born in refugee camp faces uncertain futureskin is red with irritations caused by the heat and humidity that enshrouds the
Gulf News / Posted 8 days ago
skin is red with irritations caused by the heat and humidity that enshrouds the camps around the Bangladesh border town of Cox’s Bazar, where the persecuted minority have sought sanctuary.Keeping clean is a struggle and post-natal infections caused... Read more
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FOX News
Boat carrying Rohingya Muslims capsizes, killing at least 12police official Sheikh Ashrafuzzaman said. The capsizing occurred as the boat w
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
police official Sheikh Ashrafuzzaman said. The capsizing occurred as the boat was approaching Shah Porir Dwip in Teknaf in Cox’s Bazar district bordering Myanmar’s Rakhine state. He said villagers told police they recovered five bodies and at... Read more
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FOX News
Boat carrying Rohingya Muslims capsizes, killing at least 12police official Sheikh Ashrafuzzaman said. The capsizing occurred as the boat w
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
police official Sheikh Ashrafuzzaman said. The capsizing occurred as the boat was approaching Shah Porir Dwip in Teknaf in Cox’s Bazar district bordering Myanmar’s Rakhine state. He said villagers told police they recovered five bodies and at... Read more
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asianage
14,000 lone children among Rohingya refugees: OfficialCox’s Bazar: Nearly 14,000 children who have lost one or both parents are among
asianage / Posted 8 days ago
Cox’s Bazar: Nearly 14,000 children who have lost one or both parents are among the more than half a million Rohingya refugees who crossed in Bangladesh to escape violence in Myanmar, an official said Sunday. The UN says 536,000 mainly Rohingya... Read more
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The Star
Refugees face bleak future despite escapeCOX’S BAZAR: Nur Begum is 22 and a mother of two. She should be looking forward
The Star / Posted 8 days ago
COX’S BAZAR: Nur Begum is 22 and a mother of two. She should be looking forward to the future, but doesn’t know how she will live it. “My village was attacked by the military and my husband was shot dead. I escaped with my children, taking three... Read more
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