Rohingya refugees walk back to their homes at the Balukhali refugee camp in Bangladesh. Several sessions at the Dhaka Lit Fest focused on their plight. Photo: AFP

Rohingya crisis, creative freedom hot topics at Bangladesh literary festival

Authors Ben Okri and Lionel Shriver, and actress Tilda Swinton, lent star power to the Dhaka Lit Fest, but the flood of Muslim refugees from Myanmar was on the lips of most festivalgoers

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Rohingya refugees walk back to their homes at the Balukhali refugee camp in Bangladesh. Several sessions at the Dhaka Lit Fest focused on their plight. Photo: AFP
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