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Thousands of ‍‍`Rohingya Refugees‍‍` pay their last respects to Mohib Ullah

Cox Gazette September 30, 2021, 11:15 PM Thousands of ‍‍`Rohingya Refugees‍‍` pay their last respects to Mohib Ullah

Thousands of Rohingya refugees attend master Mohibullah funeral to pay their last respect at world largest refugee camp ,Coxsbazar  on wednesday.

Mohib Ullah, 48, who led the Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights, was shot dead at around 8:30pm at his office in the Kutupalong camp in Cox’s Bazar. Mohib Ullah had represented the Rohingya community at the United Nations Human Rights Council in 2019.

Mohammed Alim ,A new arrival rohingyas who attend his funeral share his experience to cox gazette '' People were crying while praying and I know he is a good man and he was the prominent leader .We need leader like him who was against of violence and talk about peace .This is our big lose ''  

International rights organaizations  responding to the killing of leading Rohingya activist Mohib Ullah, who was shot dead this evening in the refugee camp in Cox’s Bazaar, Saad Hammadi, Amnesty International’s South Asia Campaigner, said:   

“Mohib Ullah was a leading representative of the Rohingya community, who spoke out against violence in the camps and in support of the human rights and protection of refugees. His killing sends a chilling effect across the entire community. The onus is now on the Bangaldesh authorities to expedite an investigation into his murder and bring all those suspected of criminal responsibility to justice in fair trials''

“Mohibullah was a vital voice for the community of Rohingya who had already suffered unimaginable loss and pain when they arrived as refugees in Bangladesh,” said Meenakshi Ganguly, South Asia director at Human Rights Watch. “He always defended the rights of the Rohingya to safe and dignified returns and to have a say in the decisions concerning their lives and future. His killing is a stark demonstration of the risks faced by those in the camps who speak up for freedom and against violence.

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