Sunday, 31 May 2020

March 2007

Dhaka, Bangladesh: The Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Bangladesh has in a press release detailed the suffering of Burmese refugees (Rohingyas) who are now living along the Teknaf-Cox's Bazaar roadside as of March 7 after being asked to evacuate their shanties by Bangladesh authorities.
Read more: Stuck with nowhere to go: MSF, Bangladesh
Maungdaw, Burma: Two Rohingya boys afflicted with malaria died from lack of proper treatment on February 28 in Arakan State, Burma.
Read more: Two Rohingyas die of malaria
Buthidaung, Burma: Three heads of cattle were taken away from a Rohingya farmer by the police on the accusation that he had too many without permission.
Read more: Police snatch three heads of cattle from farmer
Dhaka, Bangladesh : Bangladesh should immediately sign the 1951 UN Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees, said Pia Prytz Phiri, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Representative in Dhaka on March 10.
Read more: Dhaka should sign UN convention on refugees
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia : The Malaysian Government is being urged by a rights group to free 108 Burmese nationals arrested by the police at near Pulau Kendi off Balik Pulau on March 5.
Read more: Malaysia urged to free Rohingya migrants