Climate and Disaster Minister visits Rohingya refugee camp

Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh:  Climate and Disaster Minister Mofazal Hussain Chowdhury Maya of Bangladesh visited Nayapara Rohingya refugee camp on November 27, to observe the situation and to discuss local concerned authorities regarding the evacuation of refugee camp from the existing place, according to Helal Uddin from Teknaf.


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BGP attacks a taxi at Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State:  Burma Border Guard Police (BGP) attacked a taxi (tawlagyi) on November 26 while going to Maung Nama village from Maungdaw Town with passengers and some goods, said one of the passengers preferring not to be named.  Continue reading

BGB on red alert along the Bangladesh-Burma border

Tekanf, Bangladesh:  Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) is on red-alert along the Bangladesh-Burma border since the night of November 25, after hearing the sound of gunfire in Burma side, according to BGB officials of Whykong.
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Yaba smuggled via air way from Cox’s Bazar to Dhaka

Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh: Six Bangladeshi people were arrested along with more than 20,000 pieces of Yaba tablets at Cox’s Bazar airport yesterday while smuggling Yaba to Dhaka, said Jaffar a local from Cox’s Bazar town.
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Rakhine protests after UN passes resolution on Burma

Rakhine community from Maungdaw protested today at noon after the United Nations General Assembly’s human rights committee adopted a resolution on November 21 urging Burma to allow its persecuted Rohingya minority “equal access to full citizenship to allow self-identification and ensure equal access to services, according to Halim, a Human Rights Watchdog from Maungdaw.
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Burma plants mines in Burma-Bangladesh border

Naikhong  Chari, Bangladesh:  Burmese Army and Border Guard Police (BGP) are outwardly violating the border agreement by installing ‘Booby Traps’ devices, plastic mines and IED devices within 30 meters of zero line, according to a recent intelligence report of BGB.
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Rescued Rohingyas boat people produced in Chittagong Court

Chittagong, Bangladesh:  82 Rohingyas separate from rescued 600 fortune seekers while being trafficked to Malaysia two days before, were sued to the Chittagong Chief Magistrate’s court for illegal entry into Bangladesh, on November 19, said Kazi Shahabuddin, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Patenga Police Station.


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