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Giving aid with one hand, taking away rights with the other: Donor countries must hold Myanmar to account


The Daily Star October 25, 2020

An exhausted Rohingya refugee woman touches the shore after crossing the Bangladesh-Myanmar border by boat through the Bay of Bengal, in Shah Porir Dwip, Bangladesh September 11, 2017. Photo: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters

Shuprova Tasneem

It the donors’ conference co-hosted by the US, UK, EU and UNHCR on October 22, the international community pledged USD 597 million in humanitarian assistance for the Rohingya. The promises of aid were accompanied by the usual virtue signalling—US Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun said, “As the world’s most generous donor, we are a catalyst for the international humanitarian response and call …read more

Source:: The Bangladesh Chronicle

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