Sunday, 09 August 2020

November 2010

Teknaf, Bangladesh: Officers from the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) captured and repatriated six Burmese nationals trying to enter Banladesh illegally by row boat to seek medical treatment, said a resident from Teknaf.
Read more: BDR repatriates six Burmese

Teknaf, Bangladesh: Bangladesh is increasingly becoming a major destination for yaba, or methamphetamine, and heroin smuggled into the country from Burma, according to a local trader who works near the border.
Read more: Drugs from Burma on the rise in Bangladesh

Teknaf, Bangladesh: The status of efforts to repatriate undocumented Burmese nationals in Bangladesh was discussed late last month at an inter-ministerial meeting, according to a Bangladesh News Agency (BSS) report.
Read more: Bangladesh officials meet over Rohingya repatriation

Teknaf, Bangladesh: Authorities in Bangladesh have reportedly stepped up efforts to crack down on Rohingya refugees, according to a refugee leader.
Read more: More Rohingya refugees arrested in Bangladesh

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Authorities from the Burma border security force (Nasaka) have forced more than 100 residents from villages in Maungdaw Township to work on lands confiscated from former Rohingya farmers, according to a local businessman.
Read more: Nasaka conscripts villagers for forced labor