Red alert imposed at zero point of Bangladesh-Burma border

Naikonchari, Bangladesh: The authority of Bangladesh has imposed red alert at zero point of Bangladesh-Burma border from on May 29 after missing a member of BGB Nayek Mizanur Rahman by Burma Border Guard police on May 27 morning, according to BGB official report.

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Bangladesh-Burma border pillar number 50
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Using new tactics police detain two brothers in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Using new tactics police of Maungdaw Township have been detaining two brothers and severely tortured in Maungdaw police station since May 25, said Haroon, a local villager from Maundaw south. Continue reading “Using new tactics police detain two brothers in Maungdaw”

Nearly 200,000 Sedil injection seized by BGB at Bangladesh-Burma border

Teknaf, Bangladesh: Neary 200 thousand Sedil injections were seized by Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) on May 24, while being smuggled to Burma through Naf River, according to BGB official.   Continue reading “Nearly 200,000 Sedil injection seized by BGB at Bangladesh-Burma border”

Bangladesh-Burma strengthening connectivity is strategic imperative

By Tin Soe

Chittagong, Bangladesh: Bangladesh Institute of International and Strategic Studies (BIISS) organized an international seminar on Enhancing Bangladesh-Myanmar Relations at BIISS auditorium on 21 May 2014 to discuss “the problems in the bordering area” under the Dhaka’s proposal of “security dialogue” and Naypyidaw agreed it, said Foreign Secretary Md Shahidul Haque.

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High Level flag meeting for border security held at Bangladesh-Burma border

Naikonchari, Bangladesh: A Sector level flag meeting for border security between Burma and Bangladesh was held at Dusori nearby pillar No. 50 of Naikonchari upazila under the Bandarbon district, Bangladesh May 21, according to a BGB aide, who did not say his name.
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10 boat-people held while going to Malaysia

Teknaf, Bangladesh: Members of Bangladesh Coastguard detained 10 people –possibly traffickers or boat drivers of Burma – from the Bay of Bengal near Saint Martin’s Island while going to Malaysia with rickety boat on May 20, according to official of Coastguard of Saint Martin.
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Over 1173 Rohingyas arrested along the Burma-Bangladesh border

Cox’s Bazar: Bangladesh: The authorities of Bangladesh had arrested over 1173 Rohingyas in special drives along the Bangladesh-Burma border since 2014, according to official source from Cox’s Bazar. Continue reading “Over 1173 Rohingyas arrested along the Burma-Bangladesh border”

Rohingya refugee need time to repatriate to their homeland: Stina Ljungdell

Chittagong, Bangladesh: The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Chief in Dhaka Stina Lgungdell said in an interview to the daily star, a daily Bangladesh newspaper that the Rohingya refugee from Bangladesh need time to repatriate to their homeland.

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