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Jolie urged to organise event in Hollywood to highlight Rohingya plight
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Dhaka, Feb. 6 -- Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Wednesday urged UNHCR special envoy and superstar Angelina Jolie to organise a mega event in Hollywood engaging her other colleagues in an effort to mobilise public opinion worldwide highlighting the plights and rights of Rohingya people.
"I proposed her to organise a mega event in Hollywood to create public opinion for Rohingyas as she is a big voice," he told reporters after his meeting with Jolie at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The Foreign Minister referred her to the "Concert for Bangladesh of George Harrison" held in New York in 1971 that had created huge public opinion in favour of Bangladesh War of Liberation.
Bangladesh is now hosting nearly 1.3 million Rohingyas. The m...
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