Burmese cattle enter Bangladesh ahead of Qurbani

Huge Burmese cattle have been coming to Bangladesh with trawlers from Burma through Shapuri Dip corridor a head of Qurban (Eid-ul-Azah) by cattle traders, said Habi Ullah from Shapuri Dip.
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National Mourning day held in Burmese refugee camps

Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh: First time, the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s 40th death anniversary (National Mourning day) was held in Burmese refugee camps (Nayapara and Kutupalong) on August 15, Yousuf, a refugee teacher from Nayapara camp said. Continue reading

BGP arrest 3 villagers, extort money in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State:  Burma’s Border Guard Police (BGP) arrested three villagers in Maungdaw north and extorted money from them over the allegation of holding Bangladeshi mobile phones and selling mobile cards, said an ex-school master preferring not to be named.  Continue reading

Prices of commodities shoot up in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Prices of essential commodities have been shooting up after recently flash floods and Cyclone Komen hit in northern Arakan state, said a trader from Maungdaw Town preferring not to be named.  Continue reading

Breaking News: Maungdaw authority stop Rohingya movement

Maungdaw authority – Burma Border Guard Police (BGP), Police and Immigration- are stopping Rohingya movement today within the areas, said Halim, a Human Rights Watchdog from Maungdaw.
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Authority harass Rohingya for Greenlight Card process in Maungdaw

Maungdaw authority- Border guard police, police, Military intelligent, Special Branch and local administration officer- are harassing Rohingya elders  in Aley Than Kya (Hashurata)  since August 9 for refusing to join Greenlight Card process, said Halim, a Human Rights Watchdog from Maungdaw.
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International Day of the World’s Indigenous People and Rohingya

By Aman Ullah

“Muslims of Arakan certainly belong to one of the indigenous races of Burma, which you represent. In fact, there are no pure indigenous races in Burma and that if you do not belong to indigenous races Burma; we also cannot be taken as indigenous races of Burma.” President Saw Shwe Thaik,
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