Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu asked Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to allocate land for building camps for Rohingya refugees on September 24 at a high-level side event entitled “Rohingya Crisis – A Way Forward” at the 74th United Nations General Assembly in New York.
An informal trilateral meeting involving officials from Myanmar, Bangladesh, and China has led to the formation of a “tripartite joint working mechanism” to evaluate the situation on the ground for Rohingya repatriation, according to Dr AK Abdul Momen, the Bangladesh Foreign Minister.
A landmine explosion has killed a Rohingya refugee on the Burma-Bangladesh border, according to Lieutenant Colonel Ali Haidar Azad Ahmed, Commanding Officer of 34 BGB Battalion, Cox’s Bazar.
The Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) handed over four Myanmar Border Guard Police (BGP) personnel after a battalion commander-level meeting between BGB and BGP on September 4 afternoon through the Ghumdhum border of Bandarban district, according to BGB officials.
A Rohingya refugee has been killed in a landmine explosion along the Bangladesh-Myanmar border, Bangladesh officials said on September 3, 2019.
41 non-government organizations have withdrawn from the Rohingya Refgee camps in Cox’s Bazar for their ‘misdoings’, according to Foreign Minister Dr. AK Abdul Momen, who made the comment while talking to journalists after inaugurating the Medical Waste Management Process at Lalmatia in Sylhet city on August 31, 2019.
The decision of the government to remove Mohammad Abul Kalam, the Refugee Relief and Repatriation Commissioner (RRRC) from Cox’s Bazar office, and seven camps-in-charge came hard on the heels of a second failed repatriation attempt and a huge rally organized by the Rohingyas, according to separate gazette notifications issued by the Public Administration Ministry on September 2, 2019.
A Rohingya father was injured and his two sons killed in a road accident between a pickup van and a CNG-run auto-rickshaw at Howaikong Balukhali under Teknaf Upazila on the Cox’s Bazar-Teknaf highway on September 2, 2019, according to Sharif Hasan, a sub-inspector of Nayapara Highway Police.
The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has issued a letter to mobile phone operators to stop the sale of SIM cards and telecommunication services in the Rohingya camps of Cox’s Bazar within seven working days, after Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology Minister Mustafa Jabbar directed the commission on September 1, 2019.