UN spl envoy to share experience on Rohingya plights


PV Desk : UN special envoy on Myanmar Yanghee Lee will share her experience on recent Bangladesh and Thailand visits focusing Rohingya plights in Seoul on February 1.
The UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Myanmar made the visits to Bangladesh between January 18 and 24 and Thailand from January 24 to 30.
During her Bangladesh visit, the UN envoy met Rohingyas in camps and listened to their horrific experiences of torture in Myanmar.
She visited Damdamia Rohingya camp in Teknaf and talked to 20 Rohingyas — 10 men and 10 women — at the reception centre of Teknaf Nature Park.
During their meeting with Lee, Rohingyas described to the visiting UN special rights envoy their bitter experiences.
She also visited Nayapara and other places where Rohingyas are now living.
The human rights expert will present a report to the UN Human Rights Council in March 2018.