Three Rohingya youths arrested in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan state: Burma’s Border Guard Police (BGP) arrested three Rohingya youths in Maungdaw recently over the allegation that they have linked with Rhingya Solidarity Organization (RSO), said one of the close relatives of the victims preferring not to be named. Continue reading “Three Rohingya youths arrested in Maungdaw”

Rohingya crisis on Human Rights in Burma highlight at the UN Human Rights Coun

Geneva: Burmese Rohingya Organization UK (BROUK) has participated in a panel discussion on the Rohingya crisis on Human Rights in Burma at the UN Human Rights Council held on March18, in Geneva, said Tun Khin, the president of BROUK.  Continue reading “Rohingya crisis on Human Rights in Burma highlight at the UN Human Rights Coun”

Refugee wounded in Teknaf car accident

Teknaf, Bangladesh:  In a car accident of Teknaf-Cox’s Bazar high way road, on March 15, 3-passenger was killed and wounded 25 passengers including one refugee from Leda camp, according to Rohim, a relative of the victim from the camp.  Continue reading “Refugee wounded in Teknaf car accident”

Tree garden set fired in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Aabrakan State:  A tree garden was  set fired in Maungdaw north by unknown miscreants on March 10, which was grown jointly by Rohingya and Rakhine Natala villagers with the help of an NGO named CARE, according to Ahmed, a local elder from Maung Nama.
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Three released persons arrested again in Sittwe

Akyab (Sittwe), Arakan State:  Three released prisoners were arrested again in Sittwe (Akyab) on March 8 by police as courts was not satisfied with previous imprisonment under three penal codes, according to Bo Min Aung from Akyab.  Continue reading “Three released persons arrested again in Sittwe”

Teenage girl died of malaria at Akyab refugee camp

Akyab, Arakan State: A teenage girl died of malaria today morning at Goduba refugee camp of Akyab (Sittwe), the capital of Arakan State because of lack of proper medical treatment, according to a refugee leader from the camp preferring not to be named.  Continue reading “Teenage girl died of malaria at Akyab refugee camp”

BGB arrests a Burmese drug smuggler at Burma-Bangladesh border

Teknaf, Bangladesh: Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) from Whykong check-post arrested a Burmese drug smuggler along with 1645 Yaba tablets on February 28, Jamal, a local businessman from Teknaf town said.
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