Cox’s Bazar Rohingya gathering International Mother Language Day

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Mohammad Aman Ullah

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¬†Rohingya refugees held a rally on the occasion of International Mother Language Day at the Rohingya camp located in Ukhia, Cox’s Bazar. Rohingyas of different ages from the Ukhia-Teknaf camps participated in this rally at No. 1 East Rohingya Camp in Ukhia last Tuesday (21 February). Martyrs who sacrificed themselves for language are remembered. At the same time, the Rohingya leaders expressed their gratitude for the humanitarian assistance of Bangladesh as a donor of asylum. In addition, the speakers also warned that they will go on a mass hunger strike in the 1.2 million Rohingya camps if the repatriation is not done quickly. In the gathering, Rohingya leader Kamal Hossain said, “We also have a language and a culture. Today, the people of the whole world are Celebrating Language Day in your own country. But we are displaced in Bangladesh. We want to return to our Arakan. Rohingya leader Syed Ullah said, we have been in Bangladesh for six years, we have been regularly demanding repatriation. There is no result. We will not wait any longer. We will go on a hunger strike (mass hunger strike) if we do not repatriate quickly. If this does not work then we will be forced to take strict measures later. Rohingya youth Mohammad Musa protesting the reduction of relief aid said that the relief aid of the United Nations is our means of survival here. We are disappointed by the reduction in life support. If they want, they can reduce their administrative expenses and continue the aid. Among others, many Rohingya leaders including Abul Kalam, Master Zubair, Alam Shah spoke. Apart from the demand to return to their country, the gathering also displayed various placards protesting the recent decision of the World Food Organization (WFP) to reduce relief aid. Yes. It should be noted that earlier on June 19, 2022, the Rohingyas had a Go Home campaign demanding to return to the country.

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