Thursday, 17 October 2019

September2019

Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu asked Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to allocate land for building camps for Rohingya refugees on September 24 at a high-level side event entitled “Rohingya Crisis - A Way Forward” at the 74th United Nations General Assembly in New York.

Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu at a high-level side event entitled “Rohingya Crisis - A Way Forward” at the 74th United Nations General Assembly in New York

Read more: Turkey requests land for Rohingya camps

An informal trilateral meeting involving officials from Myanmar, Bangladesh, and China has led to the formation of a “tripartite joint working mechanism” to evaluate the situation on the ground for Rohingya repatriation, according to Dr AK Abdul Momen, the Bangladesh Foreign Minister.

Bangladesh Foreign Minister
Read more: Three nations to jointly evaluate Rohingya repatriation progress

The Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) handed over four Myanmar Border Guard Police (BGP) personnel after a battalion commander-level meeting between BGB and BGP on September 4 afternoon through the Ghumdhum border of Bandarban district, according to BGB officials.

BGB and BGP commander level meeting in Ghumdhum
Read more: Bangladesh hands over four Border Guard Police detainees to Myanmar

A landmine explosion has killed a Rohingya refugee on the Burma-Bangladesh border, according to Lieutenant Colonel Ali Haidar Azad Ahmed, Commanding Officer of 34 BGB Battalion, Cox’s Bazar.

Rohingya refugee cross Burma-Bangladesh border fence for their firewoods
Read more: Another landmine blast on Burma-Bangladesh border kills Rohingya refugee

A Rohingya refugee has been killed in a landmine explosion along the Bangladesh-Myanmar border, Bangladesh officials said on September 3, 2019.

Read more: Landmine blast on Bangladesh-Myanmar border kills Rohingya refugee