Life as a Hindu Rohingya

Life as a Hindu Rohingya

by Shubha Paul, an independent filmmaker based in Bangladesh.  After receiving a degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Pune, India, Shubha decided to take up filmmaking as a career. He then completed his Masters in Television, Film & Photography from University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. He makes documentary films for NGO's, Corporate Houses and Bangladesh Government. He completed his first two short films in 2018 and is currently working on his feature film.     

 

“ARSA threatened us by saying they will slaughter us if we don’t leave. Where were we supposed to go?”
While the majority of Rohingya refugees are Muslims fleeing ethnic cleansing by the Myanmar military, some Hindu Rohingyas are fleeing Myanmar after being attacked by ARSA, an insurgent Rohingya group. This is Sunil’s story.

 

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