Burma-Bangladesh border on red-alert for Brain Fever

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Burma-Bangladesh border on red-alert for Brain Fever

Teknaf, Bangladesh:  Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) has become red-alert at Bangladesh-Burma border because of outbreak of a new virus called “Brain Fever” in Arakan State recently, according to BGB source.

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Teknaf Landport
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Twenty two Rohingyas pushed back to Burma

Tekanf, Bangladesh: Twenty two Rohingyas were pushed back to Burma by Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) on August 12, Jafar Alam from Teknaf borderTown said. Read more ›

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ရခုိင္ျပည္နယ္ ျမိဳ႕နယ္အခ်ိဳ႕မွာ ညမထြက္ရ အမိန္႔ ရုပ္သိမ္း

ရခုိင္ျပည္နယ္ျမိဳ႕နယ္အခ်ိဳ႕ျဖစ္ေသာ ေက်ာက္ေတာ္၊ ေျမာက္ဦး၊ မင္းျပား၊ ေပါက္ေတာ မ်ားမွ ည မထြက္ရ အမိန္႕ကုိ ရုပ္သိမ္းခဲ့ေသာ္လည္း က်န္ျမိဳ႕နယ္မ်ားတြင္ ဆက္လက္ထုတ္ျပန္ထားဆဲျဖစ္ေၾကာင္း ရခိုင္ျပည္ နယ္အစိုးရအဖြဲ႔ သတင္းထုတ္ျပန္ေရးေကာ္မတီ ဥကၠဌ ဦးလွသိန္း မွ ေျပာဆုိသည္။

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Act 144 withdrawn from some Townships of Arakan state

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Emergency Act 144 has been withdrawn from some townships – Kyauktaw, Mrauk-U,Min Bya and Pauktaw- and the Act 144 still remains  in other townships of Arakan State, according to U Hla Thein, press and information officer of Arakan state government.
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Rohingyas detained, forced to take part in so called data collection

Maungdaw, Arakan state: Rohingya villagers were detained and forced to take part in so- called data collection by Border Guard Police (BGP) which Rohingyas refused to participate in government’s so-called population data collection process recently, said Amin, an elder from Maungdaw north.
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No one participates so-called population data collection in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State: No one from Rohingya community is going to participate the so-called population data collection in block number 2 and Myoma Khayoungdan village, while the data collecting officers are waiting in the areas today, said Rashid Ahmed, a school teacher from Maungdaw.
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Police extorting money from Rohingya in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Police personnel from Maungdaw police station led by Superintendent Khin Win are forcefully extorting money from Rohingya community with allegation of drug trafficking since August 5, said Anwer Hussion, a student from Maungdaw.
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New method for so-called population data collection process in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State: The Maungdaw district officers are changing their methods and systems to force Rohingya to join so-called population data collection process program since August 1, according to Nurul Hamid, a village administration officer from Maungdaw.
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One Rohingya killed, two injured and more arrested ahead of John Kerry’s visit to Burma

Chittagong, Bangladesh: One Rohingya killed, two injured and 15 persons arrested from the Rohingya IDPs camp in Thandawlee village in Akyab (Sittwe), on August 6, ahead of John Kerry’s visit to Burma, stated in a press release of Burmese Rohingya Organization UK (BROUK).
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Burmese cattle come to Bangladesh

Teknaf, Bangladesh: Burmese cattle and buffalos are being brought to Bangladesh from Burma by a group of cattle traders from Burma and Bangladesh recently, Nurul Islam, a local trader from Teknaf said.
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Burmese livestock entry port of Sharpuridip

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Refugees refuse rations in camps

Teknaf, Bangladesh: Burmese Rohingya registered refugees of Nayapara and Kutupalong camps refused to accept rations on August 6 because the old original ration books had been seized after replacing of “new ration cards” by the concerned authority, Hashim, a refugee from the Nayapara camp said.
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A Burmese delegation to visit Bangladesh

Dhaka, Bangladesh: A delegation, led by Deputy Foreign Minister U Thant Kyaw of Burma is likely to arrive in Dhaka on a four-day visit in august 28 to attend the  8th Bangladesh-Burma Foreign Office consultation (FOC) meeting, according to United News of Bangladesh (UNB).  Read more ›

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Heavy rain destroys Leda refugee camp

Teknaf, Bangladesh: Heavy raining at Burma-Bangladesh border areas since July 29, and destroyed some shacks of Leda refugee camp, Kamal Hussain from Leda camp said.
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Rohingya community in Maungdaw under heavy threats

Maungdaw, Arakan state: Rohingya community in Maungdaw is under heavy threats and oppressions by the authority as they keep resisting a forced scrutiny by the government classifying them “illegal Bengali” immigrants, Khalil, a village elder from Maungdaw north. Read more ›

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Fishermen face many difficulties for survival in Maungdaw

Maungdaww, Arakan State: Rohingya fishermen of Maungdaw Township have been facing many difficulties for their survival as they have been barred from fishing since the third week of July by the concerned authorities of Burma, said Hashim, a fisherman from Maungdaw south.
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Two traffic laws on unregistered vehicles in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Recently, Maungdaw traffic police department is implementing two kinds of traffic laws on government issued vehicles without registration – no number plate – to ceasefire groups, said Abu Bakar, a vehicle owner from Maungdaw. Read more ›

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Population list resumed in Buthidaung

Buthidaung, Arakan State:  The concerned authorities have been resuming population list at Taung Bazar of Buthidaung north since August 1, said Dildar from the locality.  Read more ›

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I was repeatedly told not to use the term ‘Rohingya’ as this was not recognized by the Government: Ms. Yang Hee Lee, UN Special Rapporteur

Chittagong, Bangladesh: The new Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Burma, Ms. Yang Hee Lee stated during a press conference at Rangoon International Airport, Burma, on July 26 that she was told repeatedly not to use the term ‘Rohingya’ as this was not recognized by the Government.

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The new Special Rapporteur,Ms. Yang Hee Lee stated during a press conference at Rangoon International Airport, Burma,
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People runaway from village after BGP surrounded the village at night

Maungdaw, Arakan State: The people from Borgarbill village under Kyauk Hlai Khar (Dargadill) village tract had run out from the village after seeing 11 trucks of Burma border guard police (BGP) surrounded the village on July 31, at midnight, according to Hala, an elder from Kyauk Hlai Khar village track.
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Block admin officer sends a quid of betel seller to police custody for money

Maungdaw, Arakan State:  Yousuf – the number two block admin officer – sent a quid of betel seller to police custody for not giving his demand money on July 29, about 6:00pm, said Alam, an elder from Maungdaw.

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Hluntin tortures laborer in Buthidaung

Buthidaung, Arakan State:  A poor laborer was severely tortured by two Hluntin at Taung Bazar of Buthidaung north on July 26, without giving any reason, said Abul , an elder from  Taung Bazar.
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Police humiliates two religious leaders in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Two Rohingya religious leaders were humiliated by police in Maungdaw north July 31, while they visited their relatives at Bawli Bazar of Maungdaw north, a closed relative of the victims said.
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