Abdu Rahman Rohingya Voice of Hope

Abdu Rahman: Rohingya Voice of Hope

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Follow Abdu Rahman's extraordinary journey as a Rohingya youth, navigating from persecution in Myanmar to hope in a Bangladesh refugee camp. His poignant poetry and unwavering resilience shine a light on the power of words to inspire, uplift, and advocate for his oppressed community's rights.

This is Abdu Rahman, born on 08 June 2000, in Maung Daw township, located in the Rakhine state of Myanmar. Currently surviving in the world’s largest Refugee camp called Cox’s Bazaar, Bangladesh. However, his beloved parents are Mr. Monir Ahmad (An Arabic Teacher) and Mrs. Anwar Begum. She is a housewife (she is the daughter of the headmaster) who is always encouraging him to learn more. She is his guiding spirit.

She has taught him various bleak things about this dusky world. In his high school life, he had to flee from his birthplace to Bangladesh to save his life and his family as well. Abdu Rahman is a Rohingya youth, an astute poet, private school teacher, and humanitarian worker. His poems and poetries have been published in various anthologies such as Litlight global anthology and many more. He works to bring peace and harmony for the entire community with persecuted minority people.

His passion is writing poetries and poems and short stories. His primary goal is to encourage and educate the young generation to have a better future as the most persecuted people in the world. Abdu is a brilliant poet from the Rohingya minority, emerged as a testament to the indomitable spirit of resilience and determination.

Abdu faced numerous challenges from an early age. His life’s journey cast him into a tumultuous world where he witnessed turmoil, loss, and displacement, discrimination, deprivation, genocide but his words became solace, a means to express the pain and suffering he experienced as a Rohingya student.

Due to the discriminatory laws of the Myanmar Government, He had to survive his life like a flooding boat. Being Rohingya, there were no branches to sit on, no platforms to share, no opportunity to get access to education, no health care, no freedom movement, no rights, no documents, and no safe zone.

According to the circumstances of his country, he had to flee from his birthplace to Bangladesh. But now surviving life in the largest refugee camp as above mentioned. He comprehended it to overcome something he believes in integrity and unity. determining to ensure the right of Rohingya refugees. So he has made up his mind to struggle with compassion and do something in favor of his Rohingya minority for peace and justice.

Abdu Rahman’s childhood was filled with dreams, laughter, and the love of his devoted parents.

They recognized his potential and nurtured his thirst for knowledge, encouraging him to pursue education wholeheartedly. His love and passion for literature and poetry blossomed with their absence, and he found solace in the rhythmic verses that danced upon his tongue.

Drenched in emotion and creativity beyond his years. Regrettably, the tranquility of his village was shattered when violence erupted against the Rohingya minority. Forced to flee their homes, Abdu Rahman’s parents sadly became victims of this heart-wrenching tragedy. In an instant, he was orphaned, left to navigate a world filled with uncertainty and sorrow at a remarkably tender age.

Separated from his immediate family, Abdu Rahman sought and took refuge in a nearby camp, where he encountered countless others who shared his grief. It was within the depths of this despair that his poetic prowess was rekindled.

His verses became a vehicle for conveying the stories of his people, capturing their collective agony and longing for justice. With each word, he transported his audience into a world defined by persecution, loss, depression, and the undying will to survive. Word of Abdu Rahman’s talent spread beyond the camp’s boundaries. His verses, laden or burden with a stunning juxtaposition of despair and hope, resonated deeply with those who bore witness to the plight of the Rohingya.

In this foreign land, Abdu Rahman discovered an entirely new world of literature and language. He immersed himself voraciously, absorbing the works of legendary poets from around the globe, yet never losing sight of his own linguistic roots. The beauty and complexity of his poetry transcended borders, effortlessly weaving tales of love, loss, and resilience that spoke to the universal human experience.

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  1. I’m also a persecuted Rohingya refugee, I’m excited and inspired to read this story of Abdu Rahman. He is really excellent, I’m so proud of him.

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