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Authority remove Rohingyas from us: Bangladeshi Boat people

The Boat people who were rescued from floating and stranded in the sea near Maungdaw claimed Burmese authority took away Rohingyas from their boat since May 19 night, said Bangladeshi boat people who were shift from Aley Than Kyaw, Maungdaw south to Taung Pyo, Maungdaw north on May 25. 720 more words


These Rohingya are not Victims of Human Traffickers

By Aman Ullah

“What needs to change here is that the Rohingya need to feel welcome in the country of their birth, in the country of their parents’ birth, of their grandparents’ birth,” Tom Malinowski, US Assistant Secretary of State… 1,882 more words


BGB postpones sending team to Burma

Teknaf, Bangladesh: Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) has postponed sending a team to Burma to bring back rescued Bangladeshi boatpeople and asked Burmese government for a detailed list of boatpeople with their identities, according to BGB sources. 265 more words


Burmese Navy rescues boatpeople- hides Rohingya and show only Bengali

Teknaf, Bangladesh: Myanmar Navy rescued 350 boatpeople from two floating fishing trawlers from its western coast, but, the boat had more than 350 boatpeople and authority show only 208 who claimed as Bengali – 200 people, 8 Rohingyas, and hiding another 142 Rohingyas , according to an official from Maungdaw. 627 more words


Australia Rohingya demonstrates for floating and stranded boatpeople in sea

Australia Rohingya communities from Queensland and Sydney demonstrated for Rohingyas and Bangladeshi boatpeople who are floating and stranded in sea on May 22 at evening, according to Burmese Rohingya Association in Queensland Australia (BRAQA) information desk. 586 more words


Nearly 150,000 Yaba tablets seized at Sant-Martin Island

Teknaf, Bangladesh: At around 150,000 pieces of Yaba tablets were seized from a fishing boat by the Bangladesh Coastguards of Sant-Martin Island yesterday morning, Lalu Majee, a fisherman named Sayed from Saint-Martin Island said. 223 more words


Fourteen Bangladeshi prisoners returned home

Teknaf, Bangladesh:  Fourteen Bangladeshi nationals were returned to Bangladesh from Burma on May 19 after finishing their jail terms, Nurul Aktar, a local from Teknaf town said. 191 more words