Sunday, 31 May 2020

January 2008

Teknaf, Bangladesh: A Burmese national was pushed back to his country on January 26 by the Bangladesh Rifles, or BDR. The man had entered Bangladesh illegally.
Read more: Burmese National pushed back
Buthidaung, Arakan State: Another teenaged Rohingya girl hailing from Phone Nyo Hlake village in Buthidaung south was raped and robbed Kyat 170,000 by policemen of Buthidaung Town on the second week of January.
Read more: Police rapes girl, robs Kyat 170,000
Teknaf, Bangladesh: Bangladesh Rifles, (BDR) seized a fishing trawler with urea fertilizer when it was enroute to Burma on January 24.
Read more: BDR seizes trawler with Fertilizer
Buthidaung, Arakan State: A Rohingya teenaged girl hailing from Phone Nyo Hlake village of Buthidaung south was raped by policemen of Buthidaung Town on the first week of January.
Read more: Teenaged girl raped in Buthidaung, Arakan
Dhaka, Bangladesh: In a unique incident, the 3-day Biswa Ijtema, the second largest religious congregation of the Muslims after hajj, at Tongi of Dhaka was cut short on its inaugural day on January 25, due to bad weather (rainy and cool wave sweep up) that had caused deaths of at least three devotees.
Read more: Ijtema (congregation) cut short for rainy weather