A total 67 photographs were on display at the exhibition, titled Building Peace : Youth in Cox’s Bazar Explore Diversity.” The photos expressed the stories and reality of the Rohingya and those who are hosting them
Since 2017, more than 740,000 Rohingya, a Muslim minority ethnic group in predominantly Buddhist Myanmar, have fled to Bangladesh because of extreme violence in their home communities.
Evaluation reports: community engagement, accountability and information needs within the Rohingya response
An Information Needs Assessment finds that there is a dramatic increase in the number of refugees who say they now have enough information to make decisions about their daily lives
The Bangladeshi non-governmental organization VOICE has used a grant from Interenws’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN) to form an Ocean Literacy Network based in Dhaka in partnership with several national organizations from the Bay of Bengal region.
Bangladeshi and Rohingya youth were trained on visual storytelling at the five-day camp
Participants attended sessions on how to safely protect emails and use the internet.
In early March, the Earth Journalism Network’s Bay of Bengal Project partnered with the rights-based research and advocacy organization VOICE to host a media workshop in Bhola, Bangladesh, focused on climate change and its impact on marginalized communities.
Minority Rohingya refugees have fled violence and persecution in Myanmar, only to live in an uneasy peace with the Bangladeshi host community. Rumors fly constantly in both communities.
by Timo Luege