Saturday, 17 April 2021

July 2006

Rathedaung, Burma: Forced labour has claimed a life in Arakan. A Rohingya labourer died in a Nasaka (Burma’s border security force) camp while he was being forced to work in the camp without food, a close relative of the deceased said.
Read more: Rohingya labourer dies in Nasaka camp, Arakan
Rathedaung, Arakan State, Burma: A Rohingya youth was arrested by Nasaka (Burma’s border security force) for his alleged involvement in a rape and had to given into extortion of Kyat 80,000, said a trader in the village.
Read more: Money extorted from youth accused of rape
Dhaka, Bangladesh:  Bangladesh China and Burma agreed to shortly hold a dialogue to establish a direct road link from Dhaka to Kunming, reviving the ancient Silk Route, according to official source.  Read more: Bangladesh, China, Burma to meet soon to revive Silk Rout
Dhaka, Bangladesh: British Conservative MP Andrew Mitchell has urged the Bangladesh government to help Rohingya refugees out of poverty and the appalling condition they live in, in camps in Cox's Bazaar district, according to officials.
Read more: British MP urges Bangladesh to help Rohingya refugees
Teknaf, Bangladesh: Bangladesh’s ambassador to Burma who visited a Burmese refugee camp in Nayapara yesterday, urged refugees to go back saying that the situation in Burma was improving. He told them that they would not be able to stay in Bangladesh in the future Read more: Bangladeshi ambassador to Burma urges Rohingya refugees to go back