Bangladesh pledges ‘justice’ for murdered Rohingya activist
05 October 2021 | 4:05 pm
The country said "no one will be spared" in the hunt to find Mohibullah's killers. The police have made a number of arrests tied to the murder of the key Rohingya leader.
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The sixth anniversary of the mass exodus of 740,000 Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar to Bangladesh is nearing. With no solution for finding the refugees a permanent home, the host community's patience is wearing thin.
The UN has recently cut food aid to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. Observers fear this will lead to severe health problems, and also increased crime. They say refugees must be allowed to work.
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Bangladesh's elite counter-terrorism force is committing extrajudicial killings, DW and Netra News reveal in a new investigation. High-ranking officials are approving the executions, according to insiders.
The unsolved murders of 22 women are the subject of an appeal for information launched on Wednesday by the global police agency Interpol together with Belgian, German, and Dutch police.
Rohingyas living in Cox's Bazar are among those evacuated to safe shelters as the powerful storm crosses the eastern Bay of Bengal.
Deaths were reported in Myanmar after the storm tore down homes, trees and blew the roofs of shelters. Mocha is the most powerful cyclone to hit the region since 2007.
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