Friday, 10 April 2020

August 2006

Rathedaung,Burma: In what seems to be a systematic attempt at persecuting a section of the people the Nasaka, Burma’s border security force has been destroying religious buildings of the Rohingya Muslim community in Rathedaung Township, Arakan State in since the beginning of August. Read more: Nasaka destroys religious precincts in Arakan State

Bangkok, Thailand: The Burmese Rohingya Association in Thailand (BRAT) celebrated its 2nd foundation day at the 14 October Memorial Monument on Rajadamnoen Avenue, Bangkok, on August 20, according to a press release.

Read more: Burmese Rohingyas in Thailand celebrate 2nd foundation day
Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh:  US Assistant Secretary for Population, Refugee and Migration Affairs Ellen R Sauerbrey on August 23, said it would be easier to solve the Rohingya refugee problem if international pressure on the military rulers of Burma continued, according to official sources. Read more: It would easier to solve the Rohingya refugee problem, if international pressure continues on the mi
Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh:  On August 24, Ms. Ellen R. Sauerbrey, Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration of the United States, has proposed to the government of Bangladesh for permanent settlement of official and un-official refugees in Bangladesh.
Read more: Settlement of Rohingya refugees proposed
Teknaf, Bangladesh: U.S. Assistant Secretary for Population, Refugee and Migration Affairs, Ellen R Sauerbrey along with other US officials visited Burmese refugee camps here over the last two days for a survey of the situation in the camps. Read more: US officials visit Burmese refugee camps