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UN envoy visiting Rohingya slum in Ukhia

In continuation of her inquiry into Rohingya situation, UN rights envoy Yanghee Lee is visiting a newly built slum in Ukhia upazila of Cox’s Bazar today.

The special rapporteur went there around 9:30am and was talking to the stranded Rohingyas as last reported, our local staff correspondent reports.

Yesterday, Lee visited another Rohingya slum at Paschim Balukhali with a population of around 7,000.

After her visit in Bangladesh, Lee will issue a statement on her experience. She will present a report on Myanmar at the UN Human Rights Council on March 13 with her opinion on the situation of human rights and recommendations to the Myanmar government.

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