Rohingya refugees need a coronavirus lifeline, not an internet ban

‘The coronavirus is a risk to everyone — but the greatest risks are to refugee communities like ours.’

By Mohammed Arfaat in Cox’s Bazar

“Without the internet and mobile phones, it’s virtually impossible to spread the message at a large scale.”

We spend every waking and sleeping moment of our lives gathered with each other. Our shelters are too close to each other. Dozens of people share each toilet and water well.

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