Bangladesh bans 3 charities from giving aid to refugees
Dhaka, Oct. 12: Bangladesh has banned three Islamist charities from working with the Rohingya refugees, a lawmaker said on Thursday, amid concerns that displaced Muslims in camps along its border could be radicalised. Mahjabeen
said people were leaving but he dismissed the suggestion hunger and intimidation were factors.
The Army Chief, senior General Min Aung Hlaing, gave his most extensive account of the Rohingya refugee crisis aimed at an international audience in the meeting with Khaled, an MP from the ruling Awami League, said the international charities, Muslim Aid and Islamic Relief, and Bangladesh-based Allama Fazlullah Foundation, had been blacklisted from the Rohingya refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar. Ambassador Scot Marciel, according to a report posted on his Facebook page.
The military campaign is popular in Myanmar, where there is little sympathy for the mostly stateless Rohingyas, and where Buddhist nationalism has surged.