Statement attributable to Sheldon Yett, UNICEF Representative in Bangladesh

29 May 2024

Dhaka, 29 May 2024 – “UNICEF is appalled by the killing of a Rohingya teacher by gunfire today in one of the refugee camps in Cox´s Bazar.

“UNICEF expresses its sincere condolences and extends its sympathy to the family, friends and students of the victim.

“UNICEF strongly condemns any attack against schools and other places of learning, which must always be a safe space for children, and for the staff delivering this essential service."

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