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Myanmar authorities have arrested around 150 Rohingya suspected of trying to flee to Malaysia, an official told AFP on Friday. The group of men, women and children was arrested in Thanbyuzayat township in southern Myanmar, the official said, requesting anonymity as they were not authorized to talk to the media. The official did not specify […]Continue Reading
STAFF CORRESPONDENT, COX’S BAZAR Two Rohingya men have been killed by a group of unidentified miscreants at a camp in Ukhiya of Cox’s Bazar. Of them, one died on the spot, and another died on the way to the hospital. Another Rohingya was critically injured. He has been admitted to Cox’s Bazar General Hospital. The […]Continue Reading
NEWS DESK A youth was shot dead in a Rohingya refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar’s Ukhiya upazila this morning (March 15). The deceased was identified as Abdur Rashid, a volunteer at Balukhali Camp 8. Syed Harunur Rashid, commanding officer of Armed Police Battalion- 14, said a gang opened fire at Abdur Rashid around 8:00am, leaving […]Continue Reading
A fire that left thousands of Rohingya Muslims homeless in Bangladesh camps was a “planned act of sabotage”, a panel investigating the blaze said on Sunday (March 12), Reuters reports. Nearly 2,800 shelters and more than 90 facilities including hospitals and learning centres were destroyed in the fire on March 5, leaving more than 12,000 […]Continue Reading