Maungdaw, Arakan State: The concerned authority of Maungdaw south declared people can enjoy to perform their religious freely, but the Burma border security force (Nasaka) arrested a person who performed his religious duty in the religious place on February 27, according to a village administration officer who denied his named. Continue reading “No religious freedom in Maungdaw”
Maungdaw, Arakan State: Security forces – police, Hluntin and Nasaka – harassed Rohingya community who were going to and from Maungdaw market on Shwezar bridge on February 23, according to a politician from Maungdaw.
Chittagong, Bangladesh: Bangladesh, China, India and Burma (Myanmar), which make up the BCIM Forum held in Dhaka urged governments to remove trade barriers for greater economic cooperation in the region in accordance with the fast-changing global and regional dynamics as well as to promote multimodal connectivity through rail-road-water and air linkages within the region. The BCIM countries could gain significantly from trade and transit corridors, according to joint statement of BCIM.
Maungdaw, Arakan State: Natala (New settlers) villagers – -living along the Maungdaw – Alay Thankyaw highway road- torched thatch fields from mountain near the Natala villages and Rohingya villages on February 12,, said a Rohinya – an owner of a thatch field – on condition of anonymity Continue reading “Thatch fields torched in Maungdaw south”
Ukhiya, Bangladesh: Ms Baroness Sayeeda Hussain Warsi, the Senior State Minister for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of the United Kingdom (UK) visited Kutupalong official and makeshift refugee camps on February 20, said Sayed Alam, a member of Refugee committee from makeshift camp.
Ms Baroness Sayeeda Hussain Warsi checking the computer center of camp
Chittagong, Bangladesh: The Rohingya are illegal immigrants to Burma which stated official of Burma on Rohingya – a Muslim community in Arakan State – is false, the two Nobel Peace Prize Laureates – Jose Ramos-Horta, the Former President of Timor Leste and the 1996 Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Muhammad Yunus, the Founder and Former Managing Director of Grameen Bank and the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize laureate.and Dr. Muhammad Yunus – writing for the Huffington Post. Continue reading “Rohingya are illegal immigrants to Burma is false: Two Nobel Peace Prize Laureates”
Chittagong, Bangladesh: Bangladesh Coast Guard (BCG) personnel and Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) personnel seized Yaba tablets in separate operation along the Burma –Bangladesh border on February 20, according to BCG official.