Saturday, 25 November 2017

November 2014

Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh:  Climate and Disaster Minister Mofazal Hussain Chowdhury Maya of Bangladesh visited Nayapara Rohingya refugee camp on November 27, to observe the situation and to discuss local concerned authorities regarding the evacuation of refugee camp from the existing place, according to Helal Uddin from Teknaf.  
 

Climate and Disaster Minister Mofazal Hussain Chowdhury Maya of Bangladesh visited Nayapara Rohingya refugee camp

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Maungdaw, Arakan State:  Burma Border Guard Police (BGP) attacked a taxi (tawlagyi) on November 26 while going to Maung Nama village from Maungdaw Town with passengers and some goods, said one of the passengers preferring not to be named. 

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Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh: Six Bangladeshi people were arrested along with more than 20,000 pieces of Yaba tablets at Cox’s Bazar airport yesterday while smuggling Yaba to Dhaka, said Jaffar a local from Cox’s Bazar town.

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Tekanf, Bangladesh:  Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) is on red-alert along the Bangladesh-Burma border since the night of November 25, after hearing the sound of gunfire in Burma side, according to BGB officials of Whykong.

Read more: BGB on red alert along the Bangladesh-Burma border

Rakhine community from Maungdaw protested today at noon after the United Nations General Assembly’s human rights committee adopted a resolution on November 21 urging Burma to allow its persecuted Rohingya minority “equal access to full citizenship to allow self-identification and ensure equal access to services, according to Halim, a Human Rights Watchdog from Maungdaw.

Read more: Rakhine protests after UN passes resolution on Burma