Saturday, 17 April 2021

June 2008

Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) took about 150-Burmese refugees from Nayapara and Kutupalong camps to Cox's Bazaar jail on June 28 to see the refugee prisoners, who have been languishing in prison for a long time, a Majee from Nayapara camp said.
Read more: UNHCR makes prison visit possible for 150 relatives of inmates
Sittwe, Arakan State: The police from the No.1 police station in Sittwe shot dead a businessman and injured another while they were fleeing out of fear of the police after jumping into the water from an engine boat. They were guarding the engine boat at the No.1 gate of Sittwe after loading it with goods, official sources said.
Read more: Police kill one, injure one in Sittwe
Teknaf, Bangladesh: The border security force of Bangladesh, Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) sent back four Rohingyas to Burma on June 28, through the transit point of Shapuri Dip of Teknaf Union, according to our correspondent.
Read more: Four Rohingyas sent back to Burma by BDR
Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh: A flag meeting was held between the Bangladesh border security force, Bangladesh Rifles (BDR), and Burma's border security force Nasaka on June 29, at the Hotel Sea Place of Cox's Bazaar, to boost Burma-Bangladesh border trade, according to our correspondent.
Read more: Flag meeting between BDR and Nasaka of Bangladesh, Burma
Ukhiya, Cox's Bazaar: Refugees are staring starvation in the face and living under the open sky near the Kutupalong official camp for nearly one week, said Noor Hussain of the refugees.
Read more: Refugees starve, live under open sky