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Newly Deployed UN Envoy Meet Rohingya at Zero-point

By Rohingya Vision TV Correspondents | 19th June 2018

Zero-point: The newly deployed UN envoy Christine Schraner Burgener met Rohingya at no man’s land, between the border of Burma and Bangladesh on 18th June 2018, where nearly 7000 Rohingya are sheltering after fleeing deadly military persecution.

On her 2nd day of her 1st visit to Burma, she met the trapped Rohingya between the borders of Burma and Bangladesh, through the wired fence.

There, Rohingya fully explained their ongoing tragic situation and unfolded the conspiracy of Burmese gov’t on them.



Rohingya explaining their current situation to the UN Envoy on 18th June 2018. Image : RVISION TV



Rohingya shared how peacefully they have been living side by side with the Moghs (Rakhine) from generations to generations.

They also explained how Burmese gov’t created the conspiracy of accusing and harassing locals by the name of Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA).

They urged Christine to work for restoring their citizenship right and return to original lands, under the surveillance of international bodies, along with UN peacekeeping force.



UN Envoy Meeting Rohingya at Zero-point on 18th June 2018. Image: RVISION TV



Later, they also highlighted the threats of the current monsoon season that they are facing on daily basis. In this initial few showers many lost their shelters, while others lost their plastic roofs.

The UN Special Envoy for Burma (Myanmar) is on her first trip to Myanmar and visited Arakan (Rakhine) State from 17 to 18 June. In her first visit on 17th June, she met Rohingya at an IDP camp in Akyab (Sitwe).


Read more on Christine Schraner Burgener’s visit to Arakan: 

UN Special Envoy’s Visit Turned Useless for Rohingya


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