Sunday, 22 October 2017

July 2007

Teknaf, Bangladesh: The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has started a feeding programme for refugee children in Nayapara camp as of July 19, said Alam Majee from the camp.
Read more: UNHCR's feeding programme in Burmese refugee camp
Teknaf, Bangladesh: A Rohingya couple fled to Bangladesh on July 26, for fear of arrest, torture, extortion, and imprisonment, should the wife's delivery be in Arakan State, our correspondent reports.
Read more: Rohingya couple flees to Bangladesh
Ann, Arakan State: Senior officers from all towns in Arakan state have been ordered to assemble for a meeting at the headquarters of the western command office in Ann on August 1.
Read more: Senior officers of Arakan to meet in Ann
Cox's Bazaar, Bangladesh: The Rakhine community in Cox's Bazaar observed the Waso ceremony in Maha Theindawgyi Monastery on the morning of July 29.
Read more: Rakhines hold Waso ceremony in Cox's Bazaar
Teknaf, Bangladesh: Medicines and birth control pills and injections worth Taka 100,000 being smuggled into Burma from Teknaf yesterday were seized by personnel of the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR), sources said.
Read more: BDR seizes medicines in Teknaf