Thursday, 28 May 2020

March 2008

Maungdaw, Arakan State: The commander of Burma’s security forces, or Nasaka area No. 7 in Maungdaw Township has ordered the Village Peace and Development Council (VPDC) members on March 10 to collect lists of Rohingyas who have gone abroad, said a village elder from the locality.
Read more: Burmese security force orders listing of Rohingyas abroad
Bangladesh has failed to fulfill the country's need for gas by importing it from Burma which has rejected a request to sell gas to Bangladesh to help the country meet its growing energy needs, a senior Dhaka official said on Tuesday.
Read more: Bangladesh fail to fulfill, the need of gas from Burma
Teknaf, Bangladesh: Five Burmese refugees were critically injured in a taxi accident today at around 7: 45 am, while they were going to Teknaf to work from the Dum Dum Mea makeshift camp, said a close relative Ali Akber from the camp.
Read more: Five Burmese refugees injured in accident
Ukhiya Bangladesh: Two Burmese girls were abducted on March 10, at about 10 pm by three local Bangladeshi villagers after they crossed the Bangladesh-Burma border with their families.
Read more: Two Burmese girls abducted from Bangladesh-Burma border
Maungdaw, Arakan State:  Nasaka Burma’s border security force has been betraying business men after taking bribes. The (Nasaka) gives permission to some business men to export goods to Bangladesh after taking money but later when the business men are ready to cross the Naff River, the Nasaka seize all their goods.
Read more: Burma’s security force betrays business men