Published:  12:50 AM, 12 June 2019

European Union delegation visits Rohingya camp

European Union delegation visits Rohingya camp A delegation of European Union visited Kutupalong refugee camp yesterday. -AA

The special representative of the European Union Human Rights Commission, former Irish Prime Minister Amon Gilmour visited the Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazar on yesterday. During this time, Amon Gilmar and rest of the delegates listened carefully the Rohingyas about their various issues including killing, rape, torture and arson by Myanmar army when they were in Myanmar.

The Rohingyas also expressed various demands including their citizenship, and the trial of genocide. The Rohingya leader Mohibullah, were present at that time, said that the Myanmar government has tortured, murdered, and raped the women by oppressing themselves. Rohingyas will not be returned in Myanmar if the government of Myanmar gives them full citizenship.

In response, Edward Gilmour of the European Union Council said that, the European Union delegation will go to Myanmar on next Friday and will talk to the Myanmar government about their problems.Camp Incharge Rezaul Karim of Kutupalong refugee camp, Master Shahid, Master Sadek, Master Sirajur Rahman, Master Mohammad Shafi, Master Elias, Master Rahim were present among others.

The delegates came to Bangladesh on a Ten-day tour on June 10. Foreign Minister Abul Momen and Law Minister Anisul Haque will meet the delegation in Dhaka on various issues including humanitarian issues. In the afternoon Amon Gilmour met with the Refugee Relief and Rehabilitation Commissioner (RRRC) Abul Kalam in Cox's Bazar.

---Chanchal Dash Gupta, AA 

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