Rohingya delegation in Geneva met Quintana
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Rohingya delegation in Geneva held a special meeting with the former UN envoy to Myanmar, Mr. Tomas Quintana on Wednesday. They talked about the current situatiRohingya delegation in Geneva held a special meeting with the former UN envoy to Myanmar, Mr. Tomas Quintana on Wednesday. They talked about the current situati
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Rohingya delegation in Geneva held a special meeting with the former UN envoy to Myanmar, Mr. Tomas Quintana on Wednesday.
They talked about the current situation in Myanmar and the ways to solve the issue of Rohingya as well as discuss a number of related topics and issues.
And Mr. Quintana accepted at the beginning of the meeting, that the political and humanitarian situation in Myanmar stressed by the media also about the practices of violence and persecution against Rohingya is reality and truth.
He discovered through his work as special envoy to Myanmar regarding of the word “Rohingya” in Arakan State and they are indigenous citizens contrary to the claims of Myanmar government.
Quintana said: “We were trying to ask for the rights of Rohingya in Myanmar but we are facing many difficulties, but we will do so with full force here,” pointing out that he called on Myanmar through his work for the restoration of rights for Rohingya but faced rejection and denial.
Quintana expressed his hope in the new government, which took over the reins of power in Myanmar and that this point maybe in favor of Rohingyas stressing that it is in touch with the current UN envoy to Myanmar Ms. Yanghee Lee and trying to move forward with this issue.
It should be noted that the Rohingya delegation comprised of the Director General of the Arakan Rohingya Union, Chairman of the Human rights sector of Global Rohingya Center and members of the European Rohingya Council.