Rohingya refugee children learn the Koran in a madrasa, or Islamic school, in a Rohingya refugee camp in Ukhia. Photo: AFP

Banned from Bangladesh schools, Rohingya children are exposed to extremism in madrasas

  • About 740,000 Muslim Rohingya fled into the country during a 2017 crackdown by Myanmar’s military but are denied access to schools
  • Some madrasas are run by the hardline Islamist group Hefazat-e-Islam, which has a history of violent protests in Muslim-majority Bangladesh
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Rohingya refugee children learn the Koran in a madrasa, or Islamic school, in a Rohingya refugee camp in Ukhia. Photo: AFP
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