Tuesday, 25 April 2017

January 2006

Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh:  A cargo boat having 10,000 fertilizer bags, at "Sonar Dip" of Cox's Bazar district was looted by pirates on 30th January while it was en route to Burma, reported in The Daily Purbokon, a local Bengali paper.
Read more: A Cargo boat looted by Pirates while en route to Burma
Makkah, Saudi Arabia: A Rohingya spiritual leader Khalifa Mojaffar Ahammed passed away peacefully in Saudi Arabia on Sunday January 22nd 2006, while he was returning home after completing Hajj (Inna Lillahe Wainna Illahe Rajeun), said his son from Saudi Arabia.
Read more: A Rohingya Spiritual Leader Passed away in Saudi Arabia
Buithidaung, Arakan:  A guarantor was fined by Nasaka (Burmese-Border Security Force) for taking guarantee of a bride while she was beating up by Nasaka for getting married without permission, said a relative of the bride.
Read more: Fining To a Guarantor Who Takes Guarantee for a Bride
Buthidaung, Arakan:  The villagers of Buthidaung Township in Arakan State have to provide logs for brick-kiln to bake bricks for construction of army camps, said a villager of "Krin Tha Ma Palley Daung village" requesting not to be named.
Read more: Villagers have to provide logs to the Army for Construction of army Camps in Northern Arakan
Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh: Envoys of Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, Swiss and Australia in Bangladesh who visited two Rohingya camps on Friday expressed distress over the camp condition, observing that the basic rights of Rohingya refugees were not being met, reported in Financial Express.
Read more: Envoys Express Distress over Situation of Rohingya Camps