Hollywood star Angelina Jolie met Rohingyas, including some women who had become victims of sexual violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine, at a refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar’s Teknaf . She left the country with some impact.
The UNHCR special envoy went straight to the camp after arriving in Dhaka .She was on a three-day visit to Bangladesh to assess the humanitarian needs of the Rohingya refugees and some of the more critical challenges the country is facing as a host.
That was Jolie’s first visit to Bangladesh.
At Hoikyang Chakmarkul camp in Teknaf, the envoy talked to some of the 750,000 Rohingyas, who fled from Rakhine during a brutal military crackdown in late August 2017.