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OIC Convenes Coordination Meeting For Ministerial Committee On Accountability For Human Rights Violations Against The Rohingya

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OIC Convenes Coordination Meeting for Ministerial Committee on Accountability for Human Rights Violations against the Rohingya

2019-01-23
A coordination meeting for the Members of the Ad Hoc Ministerial Committee on Accountability for Human Rights Violations against the Rohingya, was convened in the General Secretariat on the sidelines of the Senior Officials Meeting Preparatory to the 46th Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers. The meeting, Chaired by The Gambia, discussed the preparations and agenda of the inaugural session of the Ad Hoc Ministerial Committee due to be held in Banjul, The Gambia on 10 February 2019

The Members of the Committee reiterated their support for Bangladesh, which has been inundated by the repeated influx over the last four decades of 1.1 million Rohingya, including the recently arrived 700,000 refugees in aftermath of atrocities committed by the Myanmar authorities.

The Ad Hoc Ministerial Committee was established by Resolution No.59/45 adopted by the 45th OIC Council of Foreign Ministers meeting in Dhaka, 5-6 May 2018. The tasks of the Committee include engaging to ensure accountability and justice for gross violations of international human rights and humanitarian laws and principles; assisting in information gathering and evidence collection for accountability purposes; as well as mobilizing and coordinating international political support for accountability for the Human Rights Violations against the Rohingya in Myanmar.

Source: https://www.oic-oci.org/topic/?t_id=20506&t_ref=11671&lan=en