Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh: Climate and Disaster Minister Mofazal Hussain Chowdhury Maya of Bangladesh visited Nayapara Rohingya refugee camp on November 27, to observe the situation and to discuss local concerned authorities regarding the evacuation of refugee camp from the existing place, according to Helal Uddin from Teknaf.
Maungdaw, Arakan State: Burma Border Guard Police (BGP) attacked a taxi (tawlagyi) on November 26 while going to Maung Nama village from Maungdaw Town with passengers and some goods, said one of the passengers preferring not to be named. Continue reading “BGP attacks a taxi at Maungdaw”
Rakhine community from Maungdaw protested today at noon after the United Nations General Assembly’s human rights committee adopted a resolution on November 21 urging Burma to allow its persecuted Rohingya minority “equal access to full citizenship to allow self-identification and ensure equal access to services, according to Halim, a Human Rights Watchdog from Maungdaw. Continue reading “Rakhine protests after UN passes resolution on Burma”
Naikhong Chari, Bangladesh: Burmese Army and Border Guard Police (BGP) are outwardly violating the border agreement by installing ‘Booby Traps’ devices, plastic mines and IED devices within 30 meters of zero line, according to a recent intelligence report of BGB. Continue reading “Burma plants mines in Burma-Bangladesh border”
Chittagong, Bangladesh: 82 Rohingyas separate from rescued 600 fortune seekers while being trafficked to Malaysia two days before, were sued to the Chittagong Chief Magistrate’s court for illegal entry into Bangladesh, on November 19, said Kazi Shahabuddin, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Patenga Police Station.
Teknaf, Bangladesh: Bangladesh navy rescued more than 600 boatpeople from a large trawler – carrying Burmese flag – adrift in the Bay of Bengal on November 17, while they were trying to go to Malaysia by sea route, said Noor Mohamed, a local from Teknaf town.
The Queensland Rohingya community gathered in front of King George Square in Brisbane, Australia on November 15, to rise the problem and situation of Rohingyas, facing in Burma to the world leaders who attend the G-20 Summit to solve their status in Burma, said Noor Zaman, the President Queensland Rohingya Community Inc.