Priyanka Chopra Visit to Rohingya Refugee Camp Draws Flak From Trolls, Fans Rush To the Rescue
Chopra is currently spending her time at a refugee camp in Cox's Bazar with Rohingya children and a couple of volunteers who have taken the initiative to teach the kids.
Actor Priyanka Chopra is currently in Bangladesh visiting the Rohingya Refugee camps as part of her work as a global UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for Child Rights. The global star has visited many camps in Cox's Bazaar and has been sharing her journey with her fans through social media.
Chopra recently posted pictures from her trips and appealed to the fans to support the cause of providing these tragedy-stricken kids with a brighter future. The noble cause has resonated with her fans and followers throughout the world.
I’m in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh today for a field visit with UNICEF, to one of the largest refugee camps in the world. In the second half of 2017, the world saw horrific images of ethnic cleansing from the Rakhine State of Myanmar(Burma). This violence drove nearly 700,000 Rohingya across the border into Bangladesh - 60% are children! Many months later they are still highly vulnerable, living in overcrowded camps with no idea when or where they will ever belong...even worse, when they will get their next meal. AND...as they finally start to settle and feel a sense of safety, monsoon season looms...threatening to destroy all that they’ve built so far. This is an entire generation of children that have no future in sight. Through their smiles I could see the vacancy in their eyes. These children are at the forefront of this humanitarian crisis, and they desperately need our help. The world needs to care. We need to care. These kids are our future. Pls Lend your support at www.supportunicef.org #ChildrenUprooted @unicef @unicefbangladesh Credit: @briansokol @hhhtravels
The good humanitarian work of the actress is being appreciated by her fans as well. Many have applauded her effort to reach out to children and worry about their future. The beautiful yet sad pictures from the Refugee camps highlight the problems being faced by the little kids there and the love, care and support they need to survive these dark times.
However, not all are happy with the actor's ground-work. While their are trolls doing their job of abusing her efforts, there are certain people who are unhappy with her concern for children other than her own country.
Hello lage hath kashmiri pandito ke camps bhi dekh lo wo apne hi desh me refugee bane baithe hai,ya aapki or unisef ke liye hi humanity reserved hai rohingya ke liye ;bloody double standard bollytard— abhishek kamble (@abhi_kya) May 21, 2018
This visit should be aimed at helping refugees and not just a selfie stunt .— Ahmed Raza (@KingAhmedRaza) May 21, 2018
Sorry for saying big thing.. but I just want to ask .. we have d same problem in India , forget India .. in Mumbai itself how many time did u visit n went there n thing about their problem n needs ??? Will appriciate if spare some time also at least nearby of our places. Thanks— Somit Gope (@imSomit) May 21, 2018
Chopra is currently spending her time at a refugee camp in Cox's Bazar with Rohingya children and a couple of volunteers who have taken the initiative to teach the kids. The 35-year-old Bollywood star said that the world needs to come together to give Rohingya refugee kids a secure future as "no child deserves a life without hope for the future."
Last year she had visited a Syrian refugee camp in the Jordanian capital of Amman, where she had also met the queen of Jordan, Rania Al Abdullah.
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