Monday, 29 May 2017

October 2006

Rangoon, Burma: Activists led by former student leaders involved in the 1988 pro-democracy uprising held mass prayers at the Shwedagon pagoda in Rangoon on October 29.

Read more: Prayer campaign to protest military rule in Burma

Teknaf, Bangladesh: A Burmese refugee girl’s earrings, which were made of gold weighing six Annas (1.1230 grams), were snatched away by local people while she was playing with other boys and girls near refugee camp.

Read more: A refugee girl’s earrings snatched away by local people

Teknaf, Bangladesh: Bangladeshi hoodlums attacked an un-official Burmese refugee camp to abduct a refugee woman from Dum Dum Meah camp on October 26.

Read more: Hoodlums try to abduct woman from un-official Burmese refugee camp

Cox’s Bazar , Bangladesh : About 30,000 tourists are stranded in Cox’s Bazar who went there on Eid holidays but could not get back home due to political violence and unrest, said our reporter from Cox’s Bazar.

Read more: 30, 000 tourists still stranded in Cox’s Bazar

Chittagong, Bangladesh: An immediate end to war crimes in Burma has been demanded by two Burmese Women’s groups, according to their press release

Read more: Women’s groups demand immediate end to war crimes in Burma