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  1. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Clashes, arson attacks amid festivities at Dhaka refugee camp kill nine

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 06:01am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka Nine die in clashes, arson attack at Dhaka camp Clashes and arson attacks at a refugee camp in Dhaka killed at least nine people during festival celebrations ... of eight people [in the camp]. All are Biharis," fire service director Mahabubur Rahman said. Half a million Muslims of Indian origin have lived in refugee camps in Bangladesh since the 1971 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1532907/clashes-arson-attacks-amid-festivities-dhaka-refugee-camp-kill-nine
  2. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh says Rohingya were involved in attacks on Buddhist temples

    Posted Oct 02nd 2012, 12:00am by SHAIKH AZIZUR RAHMAN

    ... accused Muslim Rohingya refugees from Myanmar of involvement in attacks on Buddhist temples and homes in the southeast and said the violence was triggered by a photo posted on Facebook ... already inside to be assessed for refugee status. Most of Bangladesh's 400,000 Rohingya live in Cox's Bazar district, where many local Muslims sympathise with their plight. "Some ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1051842/bangladesh-says-rohingya-were-involved-attacks-buddhist-temples
  3. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    100 Rohingya refugees missing as Bangladesh boat sinks

    Posted Nov 07th 2012, 06:22pm by Agence France-Presse in Dhaka

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka Around 100 people are missing after another boat carrying Rohingya refugees towards Malaysia sank off Bangladesh early on Wednesday, the second such tragedy ... a boat carrying some 135 passengers, mostly Muslim Rohingya refugees who had fled unrest in neighbouring Myanmar, sank in the Bay of Bengal on October 28. Only around half a dozen made ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1077140/100-rohingya-refugees-missing-bangladesh-boat-sinks
  4. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Cyclone Mahasen triggers mass evacuations in Bangladesh, Myanmar

    Posted May 15th 2013, 05:28pm by AFP

    ... the worst of a tidal surge and heavy rains. Cox’s Bazaar, a long strip of coastline, is home to ramshackle camps housing Rohingya Muslim refugees. Local officials said 113 medical teams had been ... magistrate in charge of a Rohingya refugee camp in Cox’s Bazaar, said. “We have been using loudspeakers to alert both documented and undocumented Rohingya refugees of the dangers of the cyclone. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1238326/cyclone-mahasen-triggers-mass-evacuations-bangladesh-myanmar
  5. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    130 missing in Rohingya boat sinking

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 09:26pm by Agence France-Presse in Dhaka

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka About 130 people are missing after a boat carrying Rohingya refugees who were headed for Malaysia sank off Bangladesh, according to Bangladesh police ... vessel after the refugee boat left Sabrang village in Bangladesh on Saturday. “We have spoken to families of missing passengers,” he said. There were conflicting reports about whether all those ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1074055/130-missing-rohingya-boat-sinking
  6. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Fishermen search for bodies after Bangladesh sinking

    Posted Nov 01st 2012, 08:52pm by Agence France-Presse in Dhaka

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka Bangladeshi fishermen in the Bay of Bengal on Thursday searched for about 130 people missing after a boat sank while carrying Rohingya refugees heading ... reached Myanmar. The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) expressed its dismay at the sinking and said people fleeing Myanmar and Bangladeshi migrant workers often paid smugglers for the chance of a better ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1074354/fishermen-search-bodies-after-bangladesh-sinking
  7. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Search on for 50 missing after Bangladesh sinking

    Posted Nov 08th 2012, 04:56pm by Agence France-Presse in Dhaka

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka Bangladeshi rescuers on Thursday searched for 50 people still missing after a boat carrying Rohingya refugees heading for Malaysia capsized with 110 ... commander in the Teknaf area. The latest tragedy comes after a boat carrying some 135 passengers, mostly Muslim Rohingya refugees who had fled unrest in neighbouring Myanmar, sank in the Bay ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1077878/search-50-missing-after-bangladesh-sinking

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