AA bins allegations of terrorist involvement

A statement by the Arakan Army has criticized the Burmese government for lying about the rebel group's involvement with terrorists.On Tuesday, the Arakan Army reiterated they are freedom fighters for the cause of Buddhist Rakhines and have no ties with any terrorist...

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Rohingya infants denied official recognition

BGP forces carried out an inquiry regarding the enlistment of members from every Rohingya household across Taungbazar, on Thursday, January 3rd. During the process, each individual was separately photographed and listed,  The authorities were deliberately leaving out...

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Rohingya shot to death by BGP

Rohingya shot to death by BGP

Norur Islam of Khuir Khal village, North Muangday, was shot and killed by Myanmar Border Guard Police (BGP), while searching for fish in Khuir Khali river, near to the BGP camp, last Friday at around 1:30 pm. Along with three other boys, the fifty eight year old...

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EDITORIAL

Desperate Rohingyas are pleading for unity

Desperate Rohingyas are pleading for unity

Oh Rohingyas of Tenghkhali, strive for unity or you will have to answer on the day of judgement The melodious tune flows from a 16 year old boy in a school at Tenghkhali refugee camp of Bangladesh, as his classmates hum softly along with him, many of them struggling...

REVIEWS

No Forced Repatriation!

No Forced Repatriation!

With the advent of Thursday morning, it had become clear that the Bangladesh government has not initiated measures to send back refugees forcibly. The government had earlier repeatedly stated that no Rohingya will be forced to leave for Myanmar against their will....

NEWS FROM THE CAMPS

Water scarcity in Teknaf camps, now critical

Rohingya refugees have been severely suffering due to the lack of water supply, across the various make-shift camps located throughout Teknaf Upazila. The absence of available outlets of running water or even tube-wells, has forced the residing refugees into using...

Elderly refugee attempts suicide fearing return to Myanmar

An elderly man in the Unchi Prang refugee camp of Bangladesh attempted suicide after hearing that he and his family will be forcefully sent back to Myanmar. Dil Mohammed drank bleaching powder after he was told that he and his family were on the repatriation list to...

Robber stabs man after marrying his wife

A man was stabbed by a gang led by notorious robber Sadek. Sadek's companion stabbed Sukkur in broad daylight at the Nayapara refugee camp in Teknaf. Fortunately a large crowd enabled the victim to flee the scene in a critical condition. Sadek had earlier forcefully...

Another refugee killed by bandits

On Wednesday at around 2:30 a.m. Mohammed Islam (35) son of Bodirujjaman was abducted by a group of bandits. Later, on Thursday morning his dead body was found in Camp no 17 of Balukhali Camp, Ukiya and sent to nearby hospital for futher investigation. The deceased’s...