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    ‘A life of football’: The vulnerabilities of Rohingya caught between Myanmar and Bangladesh

‘A life of football’: The vulnerabilities of Rohingya caught between Myanmar and Bangladesh

As Myanmar and Bangladesh discuss the possible repatriation of over half a million Rohinya refugees, many of the Rohingya population stranded in Bangladesh remain sceptical and afraid, comparing their uncertain status to ‘a life of football’, Nasir Uddin writes.

In the last four months of 2017 Myanmar security forces made an atrocious crackdown in Rakhine state, which triggered a massive influx […]

January 9th, 2018|Featured, Human Rights|Comments Off on ‘A life of football’: The vulnerabilities of Rohingya caught between Myanmar and Bangladesh|
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    “We’re human beings, and if you are suffering, naturally we are going to respond” – Mabrur Ahmed

“We’re human beings, and if you are suffering, naturally we are going to respond” – Mabrur Ahmed

In November in association with the LSE South Asia Centre, LSE’s SU Human Rights society and SU South Asia society co-hosted ‘Rohingya: Ethnic Cleansing and the International Community’s Response’, a panel discussion on the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar. After the discussion, Mabrur Ahmed, Co-founder of Restless Beings spoke with Rebecca Bowers about the escalating crisis and why the UN fails to acknowledge […]

December 28th, 2017|Featured, Human Rights, Interviews|Comments Off on “We’re human beings, and if you are suffering, naturally we are going to respond” – Mabrur Ahmed|
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    “The Partition Museum is our tribute to the resilience and courage those who migrated” – Lady Kishwar Desai

“The Partition Museum is our tribute to the resilience and courage those who migrated” – Lady Kishwar Desai

Lady Kishwar Desai opens up about how started the Partition Museum in Amritsar and her vision for the project, which will include an archive, centres in other locations and a publication by the end of the next year. Drawing on her experience of setting up the Museum as well as her parents’ migration to India, she tells Mahima A. Jain that most of those who witnessed the […]

December 19th, 2017|Featured, History, Human Rights, Interviews|Comments Off on “The Partition Museum is our tribute to the resilience and courage those who migrated” – Lady Kishwar Desai|

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