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Japan and UNHCR Support Improvement of Access to Clean Water for Vulnerable Communities in Teknaf, Cox’s Bazar [EN/BN]

Reliefweb 01 Mar 2021
The agreement was signed by Ambassador of Japan to Bangladesh, H ... ITO Naoki and the UNHCR Bangladesh Assistant Representative, Ms. KASHIWA Fumiko, at the UNHCR Country Office in Dhaka ... The Government and the people of Bangladesh continue to generously host this vulnerable population, until durable solutions can be found ... Japan Embassy, Bangladesh.
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Dhaka turns into battleground as BNP leads protest over writer’s death

Dawn 01 Mar 2021
Student activists from the main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) hurled rocks and attacked officers with bamboo and plastic pipes, prompting police to retaliate by “firing rubber bullets and tear gas”, a police official said ... Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on ...
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Exclusive: Bangladesh under 'no obligation' to accept stranded Rohingya refugees, says minister

Yahoo Daily News 28 Feb 2021
India on Thursday said around 47 of the occupants of the boat are in possession of ID cards issued to them by the UNHCR office in Bangladesh, stating that they are displaced Myanmar nationals ... Momen said the UNHCR should also take responsibility as many people on the boat hold ID cards from the UNHCR office in Bangladesh.
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Bangladesh refuses to take back Rohingya refugees, shifts responsibility to India

The Times of India 28 Feb 2021
India wants Bangladesh to take them back ... Srivastava told journalists, “We understand that around 47 of the occupants of the boat are in possession of ID cards issued to them by UNHCR office in Bangladesh stating that they are displaced Myanmar nationals and person of concern to UNHCR registered by the Government of Bangladesh.”.
photo: AP / Mark Schiefelbein
Bangladesh's Foreign Minister A. K. Abdul Momen speaks during a meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, Friday, July 5, 2019.
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Bangladesh under ‘no obligation’ to accept Rohingya refugees: minister

Dawn 28 Feb 2021
But Momen said that Bangladesh expects India, the closest country, or Myanmar, the Rohingyas’ country of origin, to accept them ... India on Thursday said around 47 of the occupants of the boat are in possession of ID cards issued to them by the UNHCR office in Bangladesh, stating that they are displaced Myanmar nationals.
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Bangladesh police fire rubber bullets, tear gas at new opposition protestsClashes ensued as student activists ...

Deccan Herald 28 Feb 2021
Clashes ensued as student activists from the main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) hurled rocks and attacked officers with plastic pipes, prompting police to retaliate by "firing rubber bullets and tear gas", Deputy Commissioner of Dhaka police Sazzadur Rahman told AFP ... New protests over writer's death in Bangladesh jail ... Bangladesh.
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Britain has a moral and legal obligation to Shamima Begum

The Observer 28 Feb 2021
That seems to be the nub of the granting victory to the Home Office over its decision to ban the “jihadi bride” from entering Britain on “security” grounds ... Begum’s parents came from Bangladesh. That, in the eyes of the Home Office, makes her a Bangladeshi citizen (even though Bangladesh denies this and insists it would refuse her entry) ... .
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Tear gas shells, rubber bullets fired at BNP activists in Dhaka over death of Bangladesh writer

Hindustan Times 28 Feb 2021
Clashes ensued as student activists from the main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) hurled rocks and attacked officers with plastic pipes, prompting police to retaliate by "firing rubber bullets and tear gas", Deputy Commissioner of Dhaka police Sazzadur Rahman told AFP.
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Bangladesh police fire rubber bullets, tear gas at new opposition protests

Straits Times 28 Feb 2021
Clashes ensued as student activists from the main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) hurled rocks and attacked officers with plastic pipes, prompting police to retaliate by "firing rubber bullets and tear gas", Deputy Commissioner of Dhaka police Sazzadur Rahman told AFP.
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Bangladesh authorities can seek extradition of fugitive terror-funder

Blitz 28 Feb 2021
... officer has been running anti-Bangladesh propaganda sitting in Britain.
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Bangladesh under 'no obligation' to accept stranded Rohingya refugees: Minister

Hindustan Times 27 Feb 2021
India on Thursday said around 47 of the occupants of the boat are in possession of ID cards issued to them by the UNHCR office in Bangladesh, stating that they are displaced Myanmar nationals ... Momen said the UNHCR should also take responsibility as many people on the boat hold ID cards from the UNHCR office in Bangladesh.
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Bangladesh under 'no obligation' to accept stranded Rohingya refugees: MinisterIndia's coast guard found the survivors ...

Deccan Herald 27 Feb 2021
But Momen told Reuters late on Friday that Bangladesh expects India, the closest country, or Myanmar, the Rohingyas' country or origin, to accept them ... Momen said the UNHCR should also take responsibility as around 47 people on the boat hold ID cards from the UNHCR office in Bangladesh stating that they are displaced Myanmar nationals ... Bangladesh.
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Under no obligation to accept Rohingya refugees, says Bangladesh minister

Hindustan Times 27 Feb 2021
Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen said Bangladesh is under "no obligation" to shelter 81 Rohingya refugees adrift for almost two weeks on the Andaman Sea ... Momen said the UNHCR should also take responsibility as around 47 people on the boat hold ID cards from the UNHCR office in Bangladesh stating that they are displaced Myanmar nationals.
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