Monday, 20 May 2019

December 2010

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Two Maungdaw district police officers have been accused by a local Rohingya leader of arbitrarily arresting and torturing Rohingyas on charges of drug trafficking, and releasing them only after they pay a bribe.
Read more: Arbitrary arrests increase in Maungdaw

Teknaf, Bangladesh: Teknaf police arrested two Bangladeshi men in possession of 400 yaba, or methamphetamine tablets in Cox’s Bazar district on December 14, said a resident from Teknaf.
Read more: Police arrest yaba traffickers

Teknaf, Bangladesh: World Human Rights Day was commemorated in the Nayapara refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar district on December 10, with renewed calls for the protection of human rights among Rohingya communities, said a refugee teacher from the camp.
Read more: Nayapara camp commemorates Human Rights Day

Ukhiya, Bangladesh: Security forces from the registered Kutupalong refugee camp have been harassing residents of a neighboring unregistered camp, according to one refugee committee member who declined to be named.
Read more: Residents of unofficial Kutupalong camp complain of harassment

Kutupalong, Bangladesh: Rohingya refugee children living in the unregistered Kutupalong camp face major health risks, said a camp leader who asked not to be named.
Read more: Children vulnerable to disease in unofficial refugee camp