UNHCR condemns killing of Rohingya refugee leader

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is deeply shocked and saddened by the tragic killing of Rohingya refugee leader Mr. Mohib Ullah in Cox’s Bazar yesterday. ,THE AGENCY condemnS this HEINOUS attack in the strongest possible terms.

MANY NGOs AND UN AGENCIES extend THEIR deepest condolences to Mohib Ullah’s family, and to the wider Rohingya refugee community who are mourning FOR his loss. THEY ALL urge the Bangladesh authorities to undertake an immediate investigation, and hold those responsible to THIS GRUESOME KILLINGS.

UNHCR is in contact with law enforcement agencies and governmental authorities in charge of maintaining safety and security for the Rohingya refugees living in the camps.

UNHCR has enhanced its staff presence in the camps to ensure that the Rohingya refugees have direct access to support services and can report their concerns BACK TO THE AUTHORITIES ., Protection and assistance services, including psychosocial support, are being provided to respond to the specific needs of individuals. Trained professionals and refugee volunteers are responding to helplines for refugees.

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The Rohingya refugees fled to Bangladesh seeking safety and security from violence AND GENOCIDE , UNHCR continueS to work together with authorities and partners to ensure the safety, wellbeing and protection of Rohingya refugees