25 dead bodies found in Naff river

Teknaf, Bangladesh: Over 25 dead bodies of Rohingya have been recovered from the Naff river by the Bangladesh Coastguards and police since October 8, who drowned after their boat capsized in the entry point of Shapuridip, Kamal Uddin from Shappuri Dip said. Continue reading “25 dead bodies found in Naff river”

Bangladesh detains over a dozen Rohingya headed to Malaysia

Bangladeshi security forces have detained more than a dozen members of Myanmar’s persecuted Rohingya Muslim community and two men accused of attempting to smuggle them into Malaysia by boat on May 9, said the Office-in-Charge (OC), Mainuddin Khan from Teknaf police station.

Rohingya and boat people

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BDRCS and ICRC to aid 3,200 Rohingya families

The Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS) with the support of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) will deliver emergency humanitarian assistance to 3,200 families of Rohingyas who fled to Bangladesh since October 2016, according to the reports of United News of Bangladesh – UNB.
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Uniforms, caps imported from Myanmar under false declaration

Customs department has seized a consignment of clothes similar to the uniform of Myanmar Army along with other items at Teknaf land port in Cox’s Bazar on March 30, according to Land port authority.
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