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Three Nobel laureates to visit Cox's Bazar Rohingya camps

  • Published at 02:54 pm February 24th, 2018
  • Last updated at 11:38 pm February 24th, 2018
Three Nobel laureates to visit Cox's Bazar Rohingya camps
Three Nobel Peace laureates will visit Rohingya camps in Cox's Bazar on Sunday to integrate more public opinions internationally on the violence against Rohingyas. The three laureates are Shirin Ebadi from Iran, Tawakkol Karman from Yemen, and Mairead Maguire from UK. The visit has been arranged with support from Naripokkho, a women's activist organization, said a press release issued on Saturday. The laureates will observe their [Rohingyas] sufferings, and will hear about the violence against the women. During their visit, the laureates will meet officials from government and human rights organizations, and diplomats of Canada and other countries. They will also address at a public event. Around 700,000 Rohingyas have fled Myanmar for Bangladesh since August 25. The article was first published on banglatribune.com