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Dhaka, May 2, 2021: In the aftermath of the military coup in Myanmar, attempts to infiltrate the Rohingya into Bangladesh through the Cox's Bazar border have increased.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs Bangladesh organized a day-long trip on Saturday to Bhashanchar for a group of High Commissioners/Ambassadors based in Dhaka.
Dhaka, March 2: Thousands more Rohingya members are being voluntarily transferred from the refugee camps in Cox's Bazar to Bhasan Char in the fifth phase (Part I). At noon on Tuesday (March 2), Rohingya members left Ukhia Degree College grounds for Chittagong in 21 buses. Another team is scheduled to visit Bhasan Char today. They left the refugee camp on Monday (March 1) afternoon.
Dhaka, February 24: Three Rohingya terrorists, including Zakir, a notorious Rohingya robber from Teknaf in Cox's Bazar, were killed in a shootout with RAB. The shootings took place on Tuesday (February 23rd) evening at Jadimura Shalban Hill, next to Rohingya Camp No. 26 in Teknaf.
Dhaka, February 18, 2021: Another 1,011 Rohingyas who have been displaced from Myanmar and taken refuge in Cox's Bazar have moved to Bhasanchar in Noakhali. So far 9,500 Rohingyas have gone to Bhasanchar.
Dhaka, February 13: Other minorities in Myanmar, including the Rohingya, have long been victims of persecution, discrimination and oppression; Bangladesh has expressed concern over their human rights situation. Bangladesh Ambassador Md Mostafizur Rahman made the remarks at a special session of the UN Human Rights Council on Friday (February 12th) on the human rights situation in Myanmar.
Dhaka, February 13: European Council President Charles Michel reiterated the EU's continued support for Bangladesh for a lasting and peaceful solution to the Rohingya humanitarian crisis.
Dhaka, February 9: A women-friendly center has been inaugurated to develop skills through security and training of displaced Rohingya women who have taken refuge in Bangladesh from Myanmar. The center has been set up at Lambasia in Kutupalong, Ukhia, Cox's Bazar. Mahfuzur Rahman, Deputy Secretary, Ministry of Relief and Rehabilitation and Camp Incharge, cut the ribbon and inaugurated the camp on Monday (February 8) as the chief guest.
Dhaka, February 8: Two Rohingyas were killed in a gunfight with the BGB at the Amtali Reju border in Naikhongchhari. The BGB recovered one lakh pieces of yaba, two single-barreled guns and six cartridges from the victims. Naikhyangchhari Police Officer-in-Charge (OC) Mohammad Alamgir Hossain quoted the BGB as saying that the gunfight took place around 1.30 am on Monday (February 8).
Dhaka, February 6: Foreign Minister Dr. AK Abdul Momen has said that Bangladesh is keeping a close eye on the Burmese Military's attitude towards the Rohingya people living in Myanmar's Rakhine state. He made the comments in the wake of reports that Myanmar's military has adopted a "compromise" approach to the ethnic minority, the Rohingyas.
Dhaka, February 4: Bangladesh has secured the country's border with Myanmar for fear of a new influx of Rohingyas. The move comes in the wake of a year-long state of emergency in neighboring Myanmar after the military arrested civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
Dhaka, January 31, 2021: Bangladesh's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Rabab Fatima has called on the UN Secretary General to resolve the Rohingya crisis.
Dhaka, January 30: Another 1,500 Rohingyas have started their journey from the Cox's Bazar refugee camp to Bhasan Char via Chittagong. The group of 1,467 people started their journey from Patenga area of Chittagong in four ships at 9 am on Saturday.
Dhaka, January 30: Singapore's First Gentleman Mohammed Abdullah Alhabshee has sent gifts for Rohingya refugees in Bhashan Char, Foreign Minister Dr. AK Abdul Momen said on Friday.
Dhaka, January 29: Another 1776 Rohingya refugees reached Bhasan Char in the third phase from the Cox's Bazar camp. They reached Bhasan Char on Friday (January 29) at around 12 noon aboard five ships. Of these, 404 are males, 510 are females and 862 are children.