Scots aid chief on Rohingya refugees' harrowing escapes fleeing atrocities in Myanmar

Scots aid chief on Rohingya refugees' harrowing escapes fleeing atrocities in Myanmar
 

A barefoot woman arrives in the Cox’s Bazar refugee camp in Bangladesh. She has two
small children and is carrying a two-day-old baby.
She is a Rohingya Muslim from the Rahine province in the north of Myanmar. She sold everything she owns, even her tiny gold earrings, to fund her escape.
After walking for eight days, she gave birth at the border of neighbouring Bangladesh.
She walked for two days more. On arrival at the chaotic, overcrowded mudbath refugee camp, she collapsed.
Zia Chowdry, a Scot working on the ground helping the Rohingya, is in awe of her strength and bravery.
He said:... read more

 
7 October 2017 in World News, Views: 64
Source: Daily Record
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