Eight Burmese fishermen arrested in Bay of Bengal

Teknaf, Bangladesh: Eight Burmese fishermen along with a fishing boat were arrested by the Bangladesh Naval force on March 20, at about 4: 00pm, Jafor, a local fisherman from Saint-Martin said.
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Three Rohingya youths arrested in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan state: Burma’s Border Guard Police (BGP) arrested three Rohingya youths in Maungdaw recently over the allegation that they have linked with Rhingya Solidarity Organization (RSO), said one of the close relatives of the victims preferring not to be named. Continue reading

Rohingya crisis on Human Rights in Burma highlight at the UN Human Rights Coun

Geneva: Burmese Rohingya Organization UK (BROUK) has participated in a panel discussion on the Rohingya crisis on Human Rights in Burma at the UN Human Rights Council held on March18, in Geneva, said Tun Khin, the president of BROUK.  Continue reading

Refugee wounded in Teknaf car accident

Teknaf, Bangladesh:  In a car accident of Teknaf-Cox’s Bazar high way road, on March 15, 3-passenger was killed and wounded 25 passengers including one refugee from Leda camp, according to Rohim, a relative of the victim from the camp.  Continue reading

Tree garden set fired in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Aabrakan State:  A tree garden was  set fired in Maungdaw north by unknown miscreants on March 10, which was grown jointly by Rohingya and Rakhine Natala villagers with the help of an NGO named CARE, according to Ahmed, a local elder from Maung Nama.
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Three released persons arrested again in Sittwe

Akyab (Sittwe), Arakan State:  Three released prisoners were arrested again in Sittwe (Akyab) on March 8 by police as courts was not satisfied with previous imprisonment under three penal codes, according to Bo Min Aung from Akyab.  Continue reading

14 Rohingyas sent to jail in Bangladesh

Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh:  Fourteen Rohingyas were sent to jail in Bangladesh on March 10, in the evening, according to police officer of Ukhiya police station. Continue reading