Dhaka: 5:04 AM, Mon, 24 Feb, 2020

Call to ensure justice for Rohingya

News Desk : risingbd.com
Publish on: 2020-02-15 9:08:11 AM     ||     Updated: 2020-02-16 1:19:47 PM

Ambassador Rabab Fatima, the Permanent Representative (PR) of Bangladesh to the UN, has said that “Ensuring justice and accountability for the Rohingya population is an important precondition for their safe, dignified and voluntary return to Rakhine State and eventual societal reconciliation”.

She was addressing the Security Council Open debate Wednesday ( Feb 13) on “Peacebuilding and sustaining peace: transitional justice in conflict and post-conflict situation.”

Highlighting on the importance of internationally recognized criminal justice mechanisms in ensuring justice for countries coming out of conflict, she welcomed the groundbreaking decision of the International Criminal Court about ensuring accountability of the egregious human rights violations and atrocity crimes by Myanmar against its Rohingya population.

She also exemplified the ICJ’s order of 23 January 2020 as a momentous development in this regard.