Saturday, 17 April 2021

May 2009

Dhaka, Bangladesh: Yesterday, Dhaka urged on her neighbouring country, Burma to resolve the Rohingya problem by changing its system so that the ethnic minority, living in Northern Arakan does not flee to Bangladesh.
Read more: Dhaka urges resolving Rohingya problem
Teknaf, Bangladesh: The Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) detained and pushed back 45 Burmese nationals who are Rohingya ethnic Muslim to Burma today from Teknaf, according to BDR sources. Read more: Forty five Burmese Rohingya pushed back to Burma
Teknaf, Bangladesh: A group of local people belonging to Lada village opened fired on refugees of the Lada camp today at about 5 p.m.
Read more: Locals open fire in Lada refugee camp
Maungdaw, Arakan State: Natala villagers have been stealing cattle from Rohingya villagers in Buthidaung and Maungdaw Townships after being settled in Arakan north, said a businessman on condition of anonymity.
Read more: Natala villagers steal cattle from Rohingya
Maungdaw, Arakan State: Cyclone Aila ripped through the Burma-Bangladesh border area, accompanied by heavy rains and raised river tide levels, burst mud embankments, flooded homes, and destroyed houses, schools in Maungdaw yesterday, a local elder said.