Muhammad Ali Jinnat

August 17, 2020
August 17, 2020

Families of Teknaf ‘Gunfight’ Victims: The false hope of ‘public hearing’

People taking turns to talk on a particular issue, placing testimonials, and administrators listening cautiously and coming up with certain commitments publicly is how a public hearing takes place....

July 26, 2019
July 26, 2019

‘Rape victim,’ family face harassment

Police in Cox’s Bazar Model Police Station have allegedly kept the plaintiff of a rape case and her family members confined to the police station for three days and forced them to give false...

November 16, 2018
November 16, 2018

Not willing to go home

The much-awaited launch of the Rohingya repatriation was cancelled at the last moment yesterday as the refugees refused to return to Rakhine for fear of fresh persecution.

January 6, 2018
January 6, 2018

Rohingyas keep coming

Rohingya refugees from Myanmar's Rakhine State are still crossing into Bangladesh though the two countries are expected to start the repatriation of the Rohingyas, who have already taken...

September 5, 2017
September 5, 2017

In desperate need for shelter

Nearly 70,000 Rohingya refugees have gathered at two newly built camps in Teknaf and Ukhia of Cox's Bazar as the old shelters in the district are already overcrowded. ...

September 5, 2017
September 5, 2017

Little Sundarbans in Cox's Bazar

In the back blocks of Cox's Bazar, just five kilometres by boat from Katuraghat in the town, is a little-known jungle wonderland

August 29, 2017
August 29, 2017

In fear, in flight

They are now on this side of the border. On the other side, they have homes, may be burnt down already. It's just several hundred metres away but they are too scared to go back. ...

April 26, 2017
April 26, 2017

Marine drive road opens soon

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is likely to inaugurate the 80-kilometre marine drive road from Cox's Bazar to Teknaf as the third phase

January 12, 2016
January 12, 2016

Impossible to forget

For 91 days from January 5 to April 5 last year, there was hardly a single day when innocent people were not burnt to death or injured in arson attacks on public transports.

August 1, 2015
August 1, 2015

Danger doesn't deter people

Ignoring the risk of landslides, an estimated 50,000 people live dangerously on the slopes of hills in Cox's Bazar.