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Abducted BGB officer returning home after 8 days

Abducted Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) officer Abdul Razzak was handed over to a team, led by 42 BGB Battalion Commanding Officer Lt Col Abu Jar Al Zahid on June 25, at about 5;30 pm, after a five-hour-long flag meeting between the two neighboring countries –Burma and Bangladesh- forces in Maungdaw, Arakan State, Burma, according to BGB Cox’s Bazar Sector Deputy Commander Major Aminul Islam press briefing. 496 more words

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BGP and BGB flag meet likely tomorrow

Teknaf, Bangladesh: The Border Guard Police (BGP) of Burma and Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) are likely to sit  a flag meeting tomorrow over return of BGB soldier Abdur Razzak, abducted by BGP troops from Naf River in Teknaf on June 17, according to BGB Director General (DG) Maj General Azaiz Ahmed. 180 more words

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BGP to release Nayeek Razzak if Bangladesh takes 544 boat-people

Teknaf, Bangladesh: The Burmese Border Guard Police (BGP) will release Nayeek Abdur Razzak who was abducted by BGP on June 17, if the Bangladesh Government receives the 544 boat-people who are now being provided shelter in Maungdaw Township, the BGB Battalion No.42 Commander Lt Col Abu Zar Al Zahid said. 377 more words

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Burmese Genocide Policies against the Rohingyas

By Aman Ullah

“Genocides are like a garden in spring time. They come in different forms, shapes, smells, on different terrains, under different climates, on different soils.”   Dr. 2,037 more words

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Three women held with Yaba tablets in Teknaf

Teknaf, Bangladesh: Police arrested three women with 50,000 pieces of Yaba tablets from Najirpara village in Teknaf upazila on June 22 early morning, Hussain, a local from Teknaf town said. 126 more words

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The Rohingya and Their Human Security

By Aman Ullah

“Human security means that people can exercise choices safely and freely – and that they can be relatively confident that the opportunities they have today are not totally lost tomorrow.”  UNDP 1,784 more words

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Another 37 rescued boat-people returned to Bangladesh

Teknaf, Bangladesh: Thirty seven more Bangladeshi boat-people, who were rescued by Burmese navy on May 21, were brought back Bangladesh from Arakan, Burma on June 19, according to Maj Aminul Islam. 159 more words

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