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Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh struggle with fear and stigma amid coronavirus

When Mohammad*, a Rohingya father of four living at a refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh, was diagnosed with the coronavirus disease, he was not prepared for the challenges his family would face.As he was being treated at the Kutupalong field hospital, Mohammad’s relatives began facing pressure and threats from the community for wanting to quarantine in their home.“I started receiving phone calls from the camp majis [community leaders] who were pushing to send my family to a quarantine…

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