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B’desh bans three charities from giving Rohingya aid

| | Dhaka

Bangladesh has banned three Islamic charities from working with the Rohingya refugees, a lawmaker said today, amid concerns that displaced Muslims in camps along its border could be radicalised.

Mahjabeen 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 southern- most Cox’s Bazar district. Khaled, who sits on the parliamentary standing committee on foreign affairs, said no specific allegations had been levelled at the charities. But authorities were “scrutinising and screening” all aid agencies wanting to contribute to the massive relief effort in Cox’s Bazar, where more than half a million refugees had fled to squalid camps since August.      

 
 
 
 
 

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