Ready to take all necessary measures and actions: OIC Secretary General

Chittagong, Bangladesh: Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) declared the organization was “ready to take all necessary measures and actions” in dealing with the impending crisis, at the contact group meeting on the violence against Muslims in Burma that was held in Jeddah on March 30,  according to OIC press release.

The contact group meeting on the violence against Muslims in Burma that was held in Jeddah

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Burma handovers four Bangladeshis

Teknaf, Bangladesh:  Burma’s border security force (Nasaka) handed over four Bangladeshis -three policemen and one civilian-to Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) today before noon after flag meeting between two countries at Maungdaw, Burma, said a BGB official.   Continue reading

42 Rohingyas pushed back

Teknaf, Bangladesh: Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested 42-Rohingya from different points of Burma-Bangladesh border and pushed back to Burma on March 29, according to BGB official.  Continue reading

Police extorting money from Rohingyas

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Crimes investigating police officer – U Than Htay- from Maungdaw police station is extorting huge amount of money from Rohingyas by forcing them involvement in the murder of March 28, according to an elder from Maungdaw. Continue reading

Rathedaung Juma Mosque’s brick fence destroyed

Rathedaung, Arakan State: The Rathedaung Juma Mosque (Zedi Pyin)’s brick fence was totally destroyed on March 28, night by local Rakhine villager ( anti-Rohingya), according to a local leader said on condition of anonymity.   Continue reading

Natala villagers loot crop fields in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State: A group of Natala villagers from Udaung, Maungdaw south are looting the crop fields – chili and potato- recently while the owners of crops were not available, said a villager on condition of anonymity. Continue reading

BGB seizes more Yaba tablets at border

Teknaf, Bangladesh: Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) seized huge Yaba tablets with a row boat March 27, noon, while crossing Burma-Bangladesh border, Jaffar, a local from Teknaf said. Continue reading