Ban Ki-moon

Announcement Date: November 12, 2014
“The affected population – referred to as Bengalis by the government of Myanmar but known as Rohingya in the United Nations and in much of the international community – the United Nations uses that word based on the rights of minorities. I also urge the authorities to avoid measures that could entrench the current segregation between communities….”
 
Ban Ki-moon
UN Secretary General
Naypyidaw, Myanmar
12 November 2014