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How arson became a gang weapon at Rohingya camps

The New Humanitarian 30 Mar 2023
Republish this article COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh ... Mohammed Mizanur Rahman, Bangladesh’s refugee relief and repatriation commissioner, said his office received video footage that suggests the fire was purposefully started ... While the Bangladesh government is responsible for camp security, they have struggled to keep the attacks at bay.
photo: AP / Shafiqur Rahman
Flames rise from a fire in a makeshift market near a Rohingya refugee camp in Kutupalong, Bangladesh, Friday, April 2, 2021.

UN comes to aid of Rohingya amid recurring fire incidents in Bangladesh

Anadolu Agency 29 Mar 2023
UNHCR donated and handed over 29 mobile firefighting units to IOM (International Organization for Migration) camps to harmonize fire preparedness across all the 33 (Rohingya) camps,” said a statement issued by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Bangladesh office on Wednesday.

Bangladesh journalist arrested after report on high food prices

Al Jazeera 29 Mar 2023
Bangladesh’s Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan later told reporters in his office that Shams was arrested under the Digital Security Act (DSA) as his report was “false, fabricated and ill-motivated” ... “Their intention is to discredit what [Prime Minister] Sheikh Hasina has achieved for Bangladesh,” he added.

Bangladesh's State Minister Expresses Satisfaction Over Ties With Belgium

MENA FN 29 Mar 2023
(MENAFN - IANS) Dhaka, March 29 (IANS) Ambassador of Belgium to Bangladesh, Didier Vanderhasselt, called on Bangladesh's State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam at the latter's office, ... .

1971 Bangladesh Genocide to be raised at UN

Greek City Times 28 Mar 2023
The United Nations will raise the 1971 issue of the Pakistani genocide in Bangladesh at the international forum, the visiting UN Under-Secretary General and Special Adviser on Prevention of Genocide Adama Dieng said on Friday ... Adama made the statement when he met Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her office yesterday.

Bangladesh to ban single-use plastic items in Sundarbans

Suryaa 28 Mar 2023
The Minister said Bangladesh has also imposed bans on single-use plastic items in its coastal districts and at all government offices, which are required to hold regular meetings with the stakeholders to increase awareness against plastics-triggered pollution. Bangladesh has a ...

73rd Street in Jackson Heights is now Bangladesh Street

News India Times 27 Mar 2023
John Bahiya courtesy office of Shekar Krishnan. 73rd Street in Jackson Heights which houses a lot of Bangladeshi businesses, including restaurants, grocery stores, pharmacies, and newspaper offices, will now be called “Bangladesh Street.” ... Today, on Bangladesh’s 52nd Independence Day, a street in #JacksonHeights is forever changed.

Western Union now available thru bKash agent points in Bangladesh

Blitz 27 Mar 2023
Digital wallet service bKash customers in Bangladesh can now redirect their cash-intended Western Union money transfers into their bKash ... Kamal Quadir, chief executive officer of bKash said, “Bangladesh is one of the largest remittances receiving countries in the world.

Bangladesh Muktijoddha Mancha demonstrates against genocide during 1971 Liberation War

Beijing News 25 Mar 2023
Bangladesh Muktijuddha Mancha organised a demonstration-cum-discussion on Saturday in front of the National Museum in Shahbag, Dhaka, against the alleged genocide of 30 lakh people by Pakistan army during the Liberation War of Bangladesh in 1971 ... The United Nations has still not recognised 'Bangladesh Genocide Day'.

Interpol issues Red Notice on cop killer Aarav Khan

Blitz 24 Mar 2023
Interpol has issued a red notice on Rabiul Islam Rabiul alias Aarav Khan, the owner of Dubai’s controversial Aarav Jewellers and a fugitive suspect in the murder of a police officer, in line with Bangladesh’s request ... While some newspapers in Bangladesh are publishing ...

US Embassy condemns ‘attack’ on fake Al Jazeera journalist

Blitz 24 Mar 2023
Nagorik TV’ is also accused as extortion machine of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) leader Tarique Rahman ... He said that they were to identify the suspects ... We wish Mr ... It is also learnt that Sami has been publishing secret and sensitive documents of various intelligence agencies and government offices in Bangladesh on his Facebook ID ... ....

Global partners commit to improve Maternal, Newborn and Child Health

Business Ghana 24 Mar 2023
The meeting brought together Ministries of Health from 11 countries – Bangladesh, Côte d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, India, Malawi, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Tanzania and Uganda as well as national, regional and global partners, development organizations, NGOs, private sector, academia and research institutions.

Indian PM launches 6G technology test bed

People Daily 23 Mar 2023
... and area offices. The ITU center in India will serve India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, the Maldives, Afghanistan and Iran, enhancing coordination among nations and fostering mutually beneficial economic cooperation in the region, the Indian Prime Minister's Office said.

For us Rohingya, fire is just the latest danger. Stop ignoring us

The New Humanitarian 22 Mar 2023
San Thai Shin is the Burmese name for a Rohingya person living in Bangladesh's refugee camps ... COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh. On the afternoon of 5 March, I was working in my office when I heard a commotion outside and cries of “fire” ... The sprawling Kutupalong-Balukhali refugee camps near Cox’s Bazar in southeastern Bangladesh house more than 630,000 people.

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