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Two more Rohingya men arrested over Mohib Ullah killing


Cox Gazette October 2, 2021, 04:36 PM Two more Rohingya men arrested over Mohib Ullah killing

Police have arrested two more men over their suspected involvement in the murder of Rohingya leader Mohammad Mohib Ullah in Cox's Bazar's Ukhiya, bdnws24.com reports.

The men, both members of the Rohingya refugee community, were nabbed during raids on camps hosting the forcibly displaced Myanmar nationals in southern Bangladesh on Friday, according to the Armed Police Batallion (APBn).

Antony J.Blinken ,Secretary of State '' We are deeply saddened and disturbed by the murder of Rohingya Muslim advocate and community leader Mohib Ullah in Bangladesh on September 29. Mohib Ullah was a brave and fierce advocate for the human rights of Rohingya Muslims around the world. He traveled to the Human Rights Council in Geneva and to the United States to speak at the Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom in 2019. During his trip, he shared his experiences with the President and Vice President and spoke together with other survivors of religiously motivated persecution'

The suspects have been identified as Abdus Salam, 30, from Lombashia camp, and Ziaur Rahman, 32, from Kutupalong camp.

The chairman of the Arakan Rohinyga Society for Peace and Human Rights, a moderate Rohingya community group, was killed at a refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar by unknown gunmen on Sept 29.

Mohib Ullah, who came to be known as a ‘voice for the Rohingya’ in the Western media, represented the group ousted from Myanmar at a UN Human Rights Council in Geneva in 2019. He also had a meeting with then US President Donald Trump,

His family believes another Rohingya group – the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army, or ARSA – is responsible for his death. Bangladeshi law enforcers also suspect a Rohingya faction orchestrated the killing.

NUG spokesperson dr.sasa shared his condolencs in his  tweet'' We are extremely shocked & saddened to hear of the assassination of Mr. Mohammed Mohibullah. Our deepest condolences & prayers are poured out to all our Rohingya brothers and sisters, to all the family & love ones of Mr. Mohammed Mohibullah who has given his life for his people''

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen on Wednesday vowed to bring the killers to justice amid mounting international concern over the civil society leader’s death

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