Myanmar pardons 33 Bangladeshis

Thirty-three Bangladesh nationals have secured Myanmar President’s clemency as they were jailed in Myanmar for their illegal entry into the neighboring – Myanmar, according to diplomat source.

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President and Prime Minister urge Myanmar to settle Rohingya issue

President Abdul Hamid urged the outgoing Myanmar Ambassador in Dhaka Myo Myint Than to convey the message to his government to repatriate the Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh when the ambassador made a farewell call on him at Bangabhaban, on May 11 at afternoon, according to press release, government office.

Abul Hamid, the president of Bangladesh

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Bangladesh detains over a dozen Rohingya headed to Malaysia

Bangladeshi security forces have detained more than a dozen members of Myanmar’s persecuted Rohingya Muslim community and two men accused of attempting to smuggle them into Malaysia by boat on May 9, said the Office-in-Charge (OC), Mainuddin Khan from Teknaf police station.

Rohingya and boat people

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Japan donates $2 million for Burmese refugees in Bangladesh

The Government of Japan provided Emergency Grant Aid of US$2 million to support the displaced Rohingya people where an estimated 74,000 people crossed the border from Burma and living in Bangladesh since October 2016, according UN website.
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