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Rohingya Demand’s Justice in Yanghee Lee’s Visit

Yanghee Lee's visit in Kutupalong camp (left) and demands presented to her (right).Image by: RVISION TV

Rohingya Demand’s Justice in Yanghee Lee’s Visit
January 21
22:29 2018

By Rohingya Vision TV Correspondents | 21st January 2018

Cox’s Bazar: United Nations special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Burma Yanghee Lee have paid a visit in Kutupalong camp, Cox’s Bazaar where more than 700,000 newly arrived refugees are lingering with needs of all humanitarian aid on 21st January 2018, reports locals.

Yanghee Lee visited the D4 area in Kutupalong makeshift camps where newly arrived Rohingyas are seeking refuge. She held meeting with males and females separately, where Rohingyas explained the ongoing crises and the genocidal operations that they have escaped in Arakan (Rakhine) state.

In their talks they handed some list of people being killed, raped and shot by the military along with no. of villages burnt as well. “We gave her all the available list we had about the recent atrocities on Rohingya and handed to her so that we can look forward to justice” says a Rohingya from the camp.

Later they also kept their demands to her where they demanded UN peace keeping force in repatriation period, grants citizenship with their ethnicity and return them to their original place along with other other deserving demands.

In her 6 days visit in Bangladesh she will see present situation of Rohingya and the intensity of the genocidal operation faced by the them. And following her visit, the human rights expert will present a report to the Human Rights Council in March 2018.

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