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Archive for March, 2010

Rohingya Refugees ignored

  • Filed under: Asia
Tuesday
Mar 9,2010

An American medical charity has warned that thousands of Burmese refugees in Bangladesh are facing starvation. Physicians for Human Rights said government authorities are preventing the Rohingya, a Muslim minority, from receiving adequate care. Read here.

Still more trouble in the hills

  • Filed under: CHT
Friday
Mar 5,2010

Arsonists on Thursday torched four indigenous homes and a school run by UNICEF in the troubled Baghaichari upazila of Rangamati hill district. Read here.

Thursday
Mar 4,2010

Done with very little consultation, this announcement summarises the state of democratic planning in bangladesh:

Dhaka, Mar 3 (bdnews24.com) – Dhaka City Corporation has undertaken a massive project to construct 45 high-rise buildings at Mohammadpur to rehabilitate the tens of thousands of stranded Pakistanis who have been inhabiting rundown refugee camps for nearly four decades, since Bangladesh gained independence.

After completion, the project will provide permanent housing to 38,667 families of the Mohammadpur Geneva Camp.  Read the whole article here.