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We must not fail the Rohingya again

Oxford | Tue, December 19, 2017 | 03:50 pm
We must not fail the Rohingya again This photograph taken on October 28, 2017 shows Rohingya refugee children watching the Bangladeshi theatre group (AFP/Tauseef Mustafa)

PREMIUM It took the tug of a shirt. A history revisited. One of Oxfam’s most experienced water engineers, Zulfiquar Ali Haider, was recently approached by a man in his 60s, who was living in the Rohingya camps in Bangladesh. Extraordinarily the refugee recognized Haider — as the man who helped to save his life by providing emergency water two decades before. It was a reunion tinged with sad...

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