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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
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
NEWS DESK Another leader of the Rohingya community was shot dead by unknown assailants in Ukhia upazila of Cox’s Bazar district on Thursday (Feb 23). The deceased was identified as Mohammad Selim, 28, a sub-majhi (deputy head) of Kutupalong camp. Sheikh Mohammad Ali, officer-in-charge of Ukhia Police Station, said Selim was out overseeing the field-level […]Continue Reading
NEWS DESK Police on Thursday arrested four persons for their alleged involvement in helping Rohingya people to get birth certificates, national identity cards and passports using fake addresses in Chattogram and Cox’s Bazar. The lawmen also arrested two Rohingya youths. Detective Branch of Chattogram Metropolitan Police arrested them at the GEC area on early Thursday […]Continue Reading
BAGHAICHARI CORRESPONDENT, RANGAMATI Armed members of the United Peoples Democratic Front (UPDF-Prasit) and the Jana Samhati Samiti (JSS-Santu), the two largest regional parties, fought a fierce gun battle in the North Bengaltali area, about 16 kilometers from Rangamati’s Baghaichhari upazila headquarters. The firing started at 5:50 p.m. on Sunday (February 12) and Continue Reading
NEWS DESK A Rohingya man was shot dead by criminals early yesterday in Ukhiya, Cox’s Bazar. Noor Boshor, 33, of Kutupalong refugee camp, was a night guard for an NGO based in the camp, said Syed Harun-ur-Rashid, additional deputy inspector general of the Armed Police Battalion (APBn). Quoting family, he said, Noor left home for […]Continue Reading