Up to 800,000 Rohingya live in western Myanmar and many have fled to southeastern Bangladesh to escape oppression by a ruling military regime. Bangladesh’s two official camps — Kutupalong and Nayapara — are home to 28,000 Rohingya refugees who arrived before 1993, the point at which the government stopped issuing refugee status. Located in Cox’s […]
Rohingya in Bangladesh.
An odd feeling came over me when I left Bangladesh. I was on the plane from Dhaka to KL and I spent several hours just staring out of the window looking at the night sky and then at the lights of Malaysia. I was exhausted, both mentally and physically, after a month there. I'm being […]
This is how I got around in Dhaka, Bangladesh, pretty much every day. I took about four or five of these a day. And one more for you:
Never in my life had I seen so many bananas in one place at one time. Here's a short video from Mokamtala in Bogra district, northwestern Bangladesh. I'm told the bananas go on for about eight kilometres on both sides of the road. Can you imagine how many millions of bananas that must be? More […]