Tuesday, 26 September 2017

May 2010

Teknaf, Bangladesh: A refugee was severely tortured by the camp police on May 30, at about 9 am, for cutting down a small tree near his shed in the camp which he grew, said a refugee leader from the camp.  
Read more: Camp police beat up refugee

Buthidaung, Arakan State: A cattle trader was killed by unidentified persons in Tamen Chaung village in Buthidaung Township, on May 28 while going to buy cattle, said a village elder from Kawar Bill in Maungdaw Township.
Read more: Cattle trader killed in Buthidaung

Ukhiya, Bangladesh: The police have again destroyed more than 30 huts of unregistered Arakanese Rohingyas in the refugee camp near Kutupalong this morning, according to sources.
Read more: Police destroy unregistered Kutupalong makeshift camp again

Chittagong, Bangladesh: In a first meeting of its kind, an Arakanese Rohingya, the President of the Burmese Rohingya Organisation, UK (BROUK), Maung Tun Khin detailed the situation of Arakanese Rohingya in northern Arakan, Burma in the Secretariat of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues on May 27, 2010 afternoon, according to Tun Khin, the President of the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK).
Read more: Rohingya plight highlighted in ‘UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues’

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Residents of Maungdaw town are having problems consuming electricity due to the high costs, said a local resident of Maungdaw.
Read more: High costs prohibit electricity usage in Maungdaw