Crimes against Rohingyas must face justice: British High Commissioner

Crimes against Rohingyas must face justice: British High Commissioner

BNA, DHAKA, April 11, 2018 – British High Commissioner in Dhaka Alison Blake yesterday said that perpetrators of atrocities in Myanmar’s Rakhine state must be accountable for their crimes as Rohingyas deserved justice being victims of the mayhem.

“They (perpetrators) must be accountable for the crimes have been committed . . . the Rohingys deserve justice,” she said while speaking at DCAB Talks, a flagship programme of Diplomatic Correspondents Association Bangladesh at Jatiya Press Club yesterday afternoon.

The British envoy simultaneously extended her country’s support to Bangladesh’s insistence for safe, voluntary, dignified and sustainable return of the over a million Rohingys to their homeland in Myanmar as they now languished in makeshift camps in Cox’s Bazar fleeting their home to evade the carnage.

Blake highly commended Dhaka’s generous response to the Rohingys crisis and reassured Bangladesh of UK’s continued commitment to keep the international spotlight on the issue to support its humanitarian response and for their safe, voluntary and sustainable return.

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