Maungdaw, Arakan State: A number of youths were arrested by Burma’s border security force (Nasaka) recently on the allegation that they married without permission of the authorities, said a local trader on condition of anonymity.
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Teknaf, Bangladesh: Refugees have narrated how in the face of torture and harassment of Rohingyas by the army and Nasaka of Burma, left their homes for Bangladesh. “We don’t want to be refugees forever, and will go back to our homeland when the situation is favourable,” said a refugee leader from Kutupalong camp.
Read more: Burmese refugees face problems in Bangladesh
Cox’s Bazaar, Bangladesh: Smuggled goods from Burma are snaking their way into Cox’s Bazaar through different border points. And it has become a transit point for the onward movement of smuggled goods to different parts of the country, said a trader in Cox’s Bazaar, seeking anonymity.
Read more: Smuggled Burmese goods flood Cox’s Bazaar
Teknaf, Cox’s Bazaar: Eight Bangladeshi fishermen including Rohingya fishermen have gone missing in the Naff River from June 26, according to sources.
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Maungdaw, Arakan State: A bridegroom in the offing along with his would-be father-law was arrested yesterday by the Nasaka, Burma’s border security force at about 10 pm, while visiting, on the allegation that he did not take permission from the authorities, said a relative of the victim.
Read more: Nasaka arrests bridegroom for visiting father-in-law’s house