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A uncommon look inside Bangladesh’s island camp for Rohingya refugees | Rohingya


From: 101 East

101 East meets the Rohingya refugees dwelling in exile on the distant Bangladeshi island of Bhashan Char.

Bangladesh is house to the world’s largest refugee camp, internet hosting greater than one million Rohingya refugees who fled a brutal crackdown by Myanmar’s navy in 2017.

5 years later, the camp is beset by overcrowding, squalid circumstances and crime.

To ease these pressures, authorities have despatched greater than 23,000 refugees to a distant island, the place they plan to finally home 100,000.

However the Rohingya are unable to depart, prompting rights teams to explain it as an island jail, suffering from cyclones and an absence of ample healthcare, employment and schooling.

101 East meets the Rohingya households dwelling in exile on Bhashan Char.

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