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

Why some Rohingyas are planning to go back

Why some Rohingyas are planning to go back

The repatriation agreement has till date been a huge failure. Quite predictably, State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi has pointed the finger of blame to Bangladesh. Everyone outside Myanmar believe it is the other way round. Numerous reports by international organisations...

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NEWS FROM THE CAMPS

Degraded food supply by NGO at Refugee camps

On Saturday evening, Additional District Commissioner (ADC) Ashraful Abser seized a laden degraded food truck consigned by International Islamic Relief Organization (IIRO) for food distribution in existing refugee camps at Cox’s bazar. According to FD7, the IIRO been...

Rainwater harvesting : a temporary water shortage solution in refugee camps

Due to last Friday’s heavy rainfall inhabitants of Zadimura, Mosoni, Nayapara, South Ledda and North Leda Rohingyas who's been fighting for water scarcity problem since March were able to store and harvest rain water for a time being. Rainwater harvesting : a...

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...