Eva Buzo talks about the dire situation for Rohingya refugees in the Cox’s Bazare district in Bangladesh

Australian barrister and the Executive Director of Victim Advocates International (VAI), Eva Buzo is our guest on this month’s show.

Eva has worked extensively with the Rohingya community in the Cox’s Bazare district in Bangladesh, where one of the largest refugee camps in the world in located. She managed a huge humanitarian response in 2017/2018, as hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees began arriving into the camp. Her organisation, VAI - Victim Advocates International advocates for and strongly supports victims of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity.

In this episode, Eva tells us about her work – having spent two years in Cox’s and the impact that the killing of Rohingya activist Mohib Ullah, who had become a friend of hers, had on her life. She also talks about how returning to the sea and sea swimming has helped her find a balance in dealing with a very “adult” job.


Presented and produced by Evelyn McClafferty.
With thanks to our donors: Irish Aid, principally, and solicitors working in the Republic of Ireland, who - when applying for the renewal of their practicing certificates – have made a voluntary contribution to IRLI.
Note: The views and opinions expressed in this episode do not necessarily represent those of IRLI or Irish Aid.



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