University in Bangladesh Suspends Female Student for being Rohingya
Female Student who was studying law said the private university’s decision had “mentally shattered” her.
DHAKA: A university in Bangladesh has suspended a female student because she belongs to the Rohingya community from neighboring Myanmar.
According to details female student named Rahima Akter Khushi has suspended from University. Abul Kashem the vice-chancellor of Cox’s Bazar International University in southeast Bangladesh said that authorities had suspended Rahima Akter Khushi 20 and would investigate her case. “Rohingya can’t be admitted to our university, because they are refugees,” the institution’s head said. “Foreigners can study here, but they must follow a procedure.” he added. Kashem said the young woman had provided documents showing she had completed high-school studies in Bangladesh’s port city of Chittagong. Khushi who was studying law said the private university’s decision had “mentally shattered” her.