Tag: Burma-Bangladesh border

The Rohingya – children of a ‘lesser’ God!

By Habib Siddiqui On Saturday, December 10, 2016, the Guardian ran a story on two Rohingya women, Noor Ayesha and Sayeda Khatun. “Noor Ayesha held her last surviving daughter tight as their boat crossed into Bangladeshi waters. She left behind a firebombed home, a dead husband, seven slain children...

BGP abducts two Bangladeshi fishermen

Teknaf, Bangladesh:  Burmese Border Guard Police (BGP) abducted two Bangladeshi fishermen from the Naff River on December 7, while fishing in Bangladesh territorial waters, Nir Ahamed, a local fisherman from Teknaf said....

BGB push back more Rohingya to Burma

Teknaf, Bangladesh: The Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested and pushed back more than 400 Rohingyas to Burma from November 1 to 29, according to BGB officials....

BGB chief visits at Bangladesh-Burma border

Teknaf, Bangladesh: The Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) Chief visited along the Bangladesh-Burma border and observed the situation of Rohingya influx into Bangladesh from Burma on November 25, according to BGB officials....

Keep Bangladesh-Burma border open: UNHCR

United Nations’ refugee agency UNHCR has urged Bangladesh to keep Bangladesh – Burma border open to allow safe passage to civilians fleeing the violence in the northern Arakan (Rakhine) state, according to the UNHCR website....