Rohingya refugee children show their Myanmar language books at a refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Reuters
The biggest refugee camps in the world, on a coastal strip in southern Bangladesh, house 1 million Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar in flimsy shacks vulnerable to flooding and deadly encounters with elephants.
The campaign will continue over two weeks to receive donations across multiple platforms set by the participating charities, atop of which is the Emirates Red Crescent.
Human rights groups on Wednesday called on Southeast Asian leaders to rethink their approach to the Rohingya refugee crisis ahead of a regional summit in Bangkok this week.
Furthering its commitment to promoting books and literacy, Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) is organising the National Libraries Summit on November 8 – 9, 2021 at its headquarters in Sharjah. The two-day summit will be held in conjunction with the 40th Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF 2021) under the theme ‘Visibility, Engagement, Impact, and Collaboration’, and convene 50 national library directors and senior staff from 20 countries in Europe, North America, Africa and the MENA region.
Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain has said that their government is making special arrangements for Sikhs around the world to attend the upcoming celebrations of the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak which will be held in Kartarpur, Punjab, Pakistan.
The envoys issued a highly unusual joint statement on Monday saying the continued detention of Parisian-born philanthropist and activist Osman Kavala "cast a shadow" over Turkey.