Angelina Jolie visits Rohingya camps, says refugees’ plight ‘shames us all’

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Source: Reuters

By Poppy McPherson

COX’S BAZAR (Reuters) – U.N. refugee agency special envoy Angelina Jolie on Tuesday visited camps in Bangladesh for Muslim Rohingya refugees from Myanmar and condemned the world’s failure to prevent a crisis that saw 730,000 people driven from their homes.

The Hollywood actor addressed a crowd of refugees on a hilltop in Kutapalong camp, the world’s largest refugee settlement, in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar district.

She said was “humbled and proud to stand with you today”.

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