The UN General Assembly (UNGA) has adopted a resolution “on the situation of human rights of Rohingya and other minorities in Myanmar” without a vote.
“We would like to see the increased role of the regional countries and the regional organisations in resolving the Rohingya crisis with enhanced urgency, before it turns into a regional security crisis,” according to the statement of Bangladesh at the adoption of 3rd Committee Resolution on the situation of Rohingya in Myanmar.
In August 2017, the world witnessed the beginning of history’s largest and fastest exodus, with hundreds and thousands of Rohingya fleeing their homes in Myanmar.
Over 750,000 Rohingya – including more than 400,000 children – entered Bangladesh seeking shelter and protection in a few weeks’ time through a border that stretches only 41km.
The Rohingyas left in Myanmar are also faced with continued persecution and threats of displacement, Bangladesh said.
The country welcomed the adoption of the resolution by the 3rd committee, which is seen as a manifestation of a collective commitment to do right by the Rohingya.
Bangladesh also welcomed the resolution’s continued focus on the need to address the root causes of the Rohingya crisis, including in the context of current developments in Myanmar.
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