Abducted Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) officer Abdul Razzak was handed over to a team, led by 42 BGB Battalion Commanding Officer Lt Col Abu Jar Al Zahid on June 25, at about 5;30 pm, after a five-hour-long flag meeting between the two neighboring countries –Burma and Bangladesh- forces in Maungdaw, Arakan State, Burma, according to BGB Cox’s Bazar Sector Deputy Commander Major Aminul Islam press briefing.
Teknaf, Bangladesh: The Border Guard Police (BGP) of Burma and Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) are likely to sit a flag meeting tomorrow over return of BGB soldier Abdur Razzak, abducted by BGP troops from Naf River in Teknaf on June 17, according to BGB Director General (DG) Maj General Azaiz Ahmed.
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Teknaf, Bangladesh: The Burmese Border Guard Police (BGP) will release Nayeek Abdur Razzak who was abducted by BGP on June 17, if the Bangladesh Government receives the 544 boat-people who are now being provided shelter in Maungdaw Township, the BGB Battalion No.42 Commander Lt Col Abu Zar Al Zahid said.
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By Aman Ullah
“Genocides are like a garden in spring time. They come in different forms, shapes, smells, on different terrains, under different climates, on different soils.” Dr. Maung Zarni
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Teknaf, Bangladesh: Police arrested three women with 50,000 pieces of Yaba tablets from Najirpara village in Teknaf upazila on June 22 early morning, Hussain, a local from Teknaf town said.
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By Aman Ullah
“Human security means that people can exercise [their] choices safely and freely – and that they can be relatively confident that the opportunities they have today are not totally lost tomorrow.” UNDP
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Teknaf, Bangladesh: Thirty seven more Bangladeshi boat-people, who were rescued by Burmese navy on May 21, were brought back Bangladesh from Arakan, Burma on June 19, according to Maj Aminul Islam.
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Maungdaw, Arakan State: Ahead of the holy month of Ramadan, the prices of essential items including— rice, chickpea (sona), beef, onion, sugar, edible oil and fish have been increasing in kitchen markets in Maungdaw Townships, Kala Meah, a trader from Maungdaw said. Continue reading “Prices of essential commodities increased in Maungdaw”
Maungdaw, Arakan State: Two Rohingya youths were arrested by BGP over the allegation that they had been using Bangladeshi mobile phones on June 16, a local from Aley Than Kyaw village said on condition of anonymity.
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A Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) member has been shot and another abducted by Burmese Border Guard Police (BGP) in Burma-Bangladesh border –Naf River near Dum Dum Meah, Teknaf on June 17 early morning at around 5:00 am, according to BGB source said.
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