UN delegation visits Rohingya camps in Ukhia

Dhaka, Tuesday   25 June 2019

UN delegation visits Rohingya camps in Ukhia

  Daily-Bangladesh

 Published: 01:38 PM, 29 April 2018  

Daily Bangladesh Desk

Daily Bangladesh Desk

The delegation of the UN Security Council visited the Rohingya camp in Zero Point on Myanmar border. They went there on Sunday morning.

The 26-member delegation visited Rohingya camps located at zero points. At the time, they talked with the Rohingya who fled from Myanmar army`s repression.

At this time Rohingyas described the brutal torture of the Burmese force on them.

Deputy Commissioner of Cox`s Bazar Kamal Hossain said that the UN delegation reached the Rohingya camp at the zero-point of the Kunarpara border 9 am.

He said that after visiting the camp, they will go to Kutupalong refugee camp in Ukhia of Cox`s Bazar and talk to Rohingya and listen to their plight.

After the inspection, they were supposed to brief them in front of journalists in Kutupalong camp.

Earlier, a 40-member delegation, including 15 members of the United Nations Security Council, arrived in Cox`s Bazar from Iraq on a Kuwait Airways flight on Saturday afternoon for a two-day visit to the situation in Rohingya. They are headed by Peruvian Gustavo Meza-Chuadra, who is the President of UN Security Council in the current (April) month.

The delegation met with representatives of UN organizations, Rohingya Refugee Releases Commissioner and Foreign Ministry officials at the hotel Royal Royal University on Saturday night.

Bangladesh State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam presented a comprehensive picture of the Rohingya crisis at this time. 

After the resumption of new Rohingyas from Myanmar`s Rakhine in August last year, the first UN Security Council representative visited Rohingya camps in Cox`s Bazar.

After the courtesy meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in Dhaka, the United Nations delegation will go to Myanmar.

Bangladesh Foreign Minister Shahriar Alam, government officials and officials of different agencies are accompanying tourists in Cox`s Bazar. And among the 26 members of the delegation, there are 10 permanent and five sub-permanent representatives of the United States permanent representative in the United States.

In August last year, the Myanmar army launched an operation against Muslim Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine State. In the face of the campaign, more than 7 lakh Rohingyas fled to Bangladesh to save lives.

The United Nations, European Union, and Western world`s complaints, during the operation, Myanmar`s army violated human rights by `ethnic cleansing`, `genocide` and `systematic`. Although Myanmar denied the allegations since the beginning. In the meantime, the government of Bangladesh has signed a deal with Myanmar in the rehabilitation of Rohingya refugees.

After the inspection of the Rohingya camp, they will leave for Dhaka on Sunday from Cox`s Bazar, said Deputy Commissioner. Kamal Hossain said.

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