Ukhia

Do the bells toll for Rohingyas?

Mid-November has arrived and insecurity and uncertainty have descended over Rohingya refugees in Ukhia and Teknaf. The impending deadline has also elicited expressions of deep concern from UN independent experts and rights organisations.

March 5, 2019
March 5, 2019

16 injured as locals clash with police

At least 16 people, including two police men, were injured in a clash after locals blocked a road in Ukhia yesterday morning demanding quick repatriation of the Rohingyas and fences around the refugee camps.

November 14, 2018
November 14, 2018

Do the bells toll for Rohingyas?

Mid-November has arrived and insecurity and uncertainty have descended over Rohingya refugees in Ukhia and Teknaf. The impending deadline has also elicited expressions of deep concern from UN independent experts and rights organisations.

October 15, 2017
October 15, 2017

Tragic

Four Rohingya refugees, including three children, were trampled to death by an elephant in Ukhia's reserve forest area. The deceased were identified as Taslima, 32, Rumana, 11 and, siblings Salma, 7 and Safuna, 2.

October 9, 2017
October 9, 2017

Rohingya Orphans: Still recoiling in horror, pain

Four-year-old Nur Khan cringes in fear whenever he sees someone unknown near his shack in Ukhia of Cox's Bazar. When he comes across anyone holding any object, he shudders. There's a reason for that: five weeks ago, the child witnessed both his parents being brutally murdered.

October 1, 2017
October 1, 2017

Weighed down by age, anguish

As the sun's first light fell across the hills of Balukhali in Ukhia, a frailly built Mohammad Syed could be seen trying his best to walk quicker with the help of a wooden stick.

September 24, 2017
September 24, 2017

Passage for elephants blocked

The natural corridors for around 50 wild elephants in Ukhia's reserve forest area have been blocked by temporary camps set up for the helpless Rohingya refugees.

September 22, 2017
September 22, 2017

Rohingya Shelters: Fear of health emergency

With shortage of food, water, medicine, sanitation and shelter in the Rohingya settlements in Ukhia and Teknaf, a public health

August 28, 2017
August 28, 2017

Rohingyas pouring in

Hundreds of Rohingyas entered Bangladesh through different unguarded border points of Ukhia, Teknaf and Naikhyangchhari yesterday while hundreds more took shelter on no man's land after failing to cross the border.

January 30, 2016
January 30, 2016

BCL activist killed in infighting

A Chhatra League activist was stabbed to death in an internal clash over previous enmity in the district's Ukhia upazila early yesterday.

January 6, 2016
January 6, 2016

Betel nut sees bumper yield

A bumper production of betel nut and a fair price for the produce have put a big smile on the growers' faces in Ukhia