Wednesday, 08 April 2020

August 2006

Teknaf, Bangladesh: A Burmese refugee from a makeshift camp was drowned in the Naff River on August 19 after a fishing boat capsized following heavy downpour, said Mawnu Meah, another refugee from the camp, who survived. Read more: Rohingya refugee drowns in Naff River
Buthidaung, Burma: A Rohingya youth died of severe diarrhoea on August 8, in Arakan State, Burma, according to his relative.
Read more: Rohingya youth dies of diarrhoea in Arakan
Chittagong, Bangladesh: In one of the biggest arms hauls in Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) in recent times, an army team seized a huge cache of firearms and ammunition hidden in the Bandarban forest on the night of August 17.
Read more: Huge cache of arms, ammunition seized in Bandarban
Buthidaung, Burma: The use of fertilizers by farmers seems to have become an offence in Arakan. A Burmese farmer was fined Kyat 50,000 by the army because he sprinkled fertilizer in his paddy field in Arakan State, Burma.
Read more: Farmer fined Kyat 50,000 in Arakan
Teknaf, Bangladesh: A Burmese businessman was robbed of cash and garments by local toughs in Zaliapara, Teknaf, a border town in Cox’s Bazaar district,Bangladesh. Read more: Burmese businessman robbed in Bangladesh