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Plight of the Rohingya

Rohingya refugees collapse from exhaustion as they arrive by a small wooden boat from Myanmar to the shore of Shah Porir Dwip, in Teknaf, near Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh. 


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Rohingya refugees collapse from exhaustion as they arrive by a small wooden boat from Myanmar to the shore of Shah Porir Dwip, in Teknaf, near Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Rohingya refugees collapse from exhaustion as they arrive by a small wooden boat from Myanmar to the shore of Shah Porir Dwip, in Teknaf, near Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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A newly arrived Rohingya refugee waits to be transferred to a camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. 


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A newly arrived Rohingya refugee waits to be transferred to a camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

A newly arrived Rohingya refugee waits to be transferred to a camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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Nobi Hossain wades through the water carrying his elderly relative Sona Banu as hundreds of Rohingya refugees arrive under the cover of darkness by wooden boats from Myanmar to the shore of Shah Porir Dwip, in Teknaf, near Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh. 


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Nobi Hossain wades through the water carrying his elderly relative Sona Banu as hundreds of Rohingya refugees arrive under the cover of darkness by wooden boats from Myanmar to the shore of Shah Porir Dwip, in Teknaf, near Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh....more

Nobi Hossain wades through the water carrying his elderly relative Sona Banu as hundreds of Rohingya refugees arrive under the cover of darkness by wooden boats from Myanmar to the shore of Shah Porir Dwip, in Teknaf, near Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Gultaz Begum, who said she fled from Myanmar with her seven children after she was shot in the eye, her husband killed and village burnt, rests at the ward for Rohingya refugees in Sadar hospital in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. 


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Gultaz Begum, who said she fled from Myanmar with her seven children after she was shot in the eye, her husband killed and village burnt, rests at the ward for Rohingya refugees in Sadar hospital in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Gultaz Begum, who said she fled from Myanmar with her seven children after she was shot in the eye, her husband killed and village burnt, rests at the ward for Rohingya refugees in Sadar hospital in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Rohingya refugees collapse from exhaustion as they arrive by a small wooden boat from Myanmar to the shore of Shah Porir Dwip, in Teknaf, near Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh. 



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Rohingya refugees collapse from exhaustion as they arrive by a small wooden boat from Myanmar to the shore of Shah Porir Dwip, in Teknaf, near Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Rohingya refugees collapse from exhaustion as they arrive by a small wooden boat from Myanmar to the shore of Shah Porir Dwip, in Teknaf, near Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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An albino Rohingya refugee poses for a picture in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. 


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An albino Rohingya refugee poses for a picture in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

An albino Rohingya refugee poses for a picture in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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Newly arrived Rohingya refugee and mother of eight Shalida Begum, 25, sits in a school room as the wait to be transferred to a camp in Cox's Bazar. Begum said she travelled with her family through the forests of Myanmar for forty days after her house was burned by soldiers. 


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Newly arrived Rohingya refugee and mother of eight Shalida Begum, 25, sits in a school room as the wait to be transferred to a camp in Cox's Bazar. Begum said she travelled with her family through the forests of Myanmar for forty days after her house...more

Newly arrived Rohingya refugee and mother of eight Shalida Begum, 25, sits in a school room as the wait to be transferred to a camp in Cox's Bazar. Begum said she travelled with her family through the forests of Myanmar for forty days after her house was burned by soldiers. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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A woman carries her ill child in a refugee camp at Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. 


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A woman carries her ill child in a refugee camp at Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

A woman carries her ill child in a refugee camp at Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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Rohingya refugees rest after arriving by a small wooden boat from Myanmar to the shore of Shah Porir Dwip, in Teknaf, near Cox's Bazar. 


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Rohingya refugees rest after arriving by a small wooden boat from Myanmar to the shore of Shah Porir Dwip, in Teknaf, near Cox's Bazar. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Rohingya refugees rest after arriving by a small wooden boat from Myanmar to the shore of Shah Porir Dwip, in Teknaf, near Cox's Bazar. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Lalu Miya cries over the bodies of his wife and children, who died after a boat with Rohingya refugees capsized as they were fleeing Myanmar, before the funeral just behind Inani Beach near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. Miya, whose family was on the boat that capsized, just off the shore of Bangladesh, survived but three of his children and wife died in the accident. Two other of his children remain missing. 


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Lalu Miya cries over the bodies of his wife and children, who died after a boat with Rohingya refugees capsized as they were fleeing Myanmar, before the funeral just behind Inani Beach near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. Miya, whose family was on the boat...more

Lalu Miya cries over the bodies of his wife and children, who died after a boat with Rohingya refugees capsized as they were fleeing Myanmar, before the funeral just behind Inani Beach near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. Miya, whose family was on the boat that capsized, just off the shore of Bangladesh, survived but three of his children and wife died in the accident. Two other of his children remain missing. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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A Rohingya refugee carries her child in a refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. 


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A Rohingya refugee carries her child in a refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

A Rohingya refugee carries her child in a refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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A Rohingya refugee reacts as people scuffle while waiting to receive aid in Cox's Bazar. 


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A Rohingya refugee reacts as people scuffle while waiting to receive aid in Cox's Bazar. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

A Rohingya refugee reacts as people scuffle while waiting to receive aid in Cox's Bazar. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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Discarded items of clothing in a Rohingya refugee camp in Cox's Bazar. 


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Discarded items of clothing in a Rohingya refugee camp in Cox's Bazar. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

Discarded items of clothing in a Rohingya refugee camp in Cox's Bazar. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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A Rohingya refugee girl reacts as people wait to receive aid in Cox's Bazar. 


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A Rohingya refugee girl reacts as people wait to receive aid in Cox's Bazar. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

A Rohingya refugee girl reacts as people wait to receive aid in Cox's Bazar. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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Rohingya refugee children pictured in a camp in Cox's Bazar. 


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Rohingya refugee children pictured in a camp in Cox's Bazar. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

Rohingya refugee children pictured in a camp in Cox's Bazar. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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Military and local security personnel keep Rohingya refugees in line as they queue for aid at Cox's Bazar. 


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Military and local security personnel keep Rohingya refugees in line as they queue for aid at Cox's Bazar. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

Military and local security personnel keep Rohingya refugees in line as they queue for aid at Cox's Bazar. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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A Rohingya refugee perspires while waiting to receive aid in Cox's Bazar. 

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A Rohingya refugee perspires while waiting to receive aid in Cox's Bazar. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

A Rohingya refugee perspires while waiting to receive aid in Cox's Bazar. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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A Rohingya refugee boy carries his belongings as he walks to a makeshift camp in Cox's Bazar. 


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A Rohingya refugee boy carries his belongings as he walks to a makeshift camp in Cox's Bazar. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A Rohingya refugee boy carries his belongings as he walks to a makeshift camp in Cox's Bazar. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Rohingya refugees walk to the shore with his belongings after crossing the Bangladesh-Myanmar border by boat through the Bay of Bengal in Teknaf, Bangladesh. 

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Rohingya refugees walk to the shore with his belongings after crossing the Bangladesh-Myanmar border by boat through the Bay of Bengal in Teknaf, Bangladesh. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain

Rohingya refugees walk to the shore with his belongings after crossing the Bangladesh-Myanmar border by boat through the Bay of Bengal in Teknaf, Bangladesh. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain
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A Rohingya refugee arrives at a camp in Cox's Bazar. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

A Rohingya refugee arrives at a camp in Cox's Bazar. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

A Rohingya refugee arrives at a camp in Cox's Bazar. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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Rohingya refugees scuffle as aid is distributed in Cox's Bazar. 

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Rohingya refugees scuffle as aid is distributed in Cox's Bazar. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

Rohingya refugees scuffle as aid is distributed in Cox's Bazar. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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Rohingya refugees carry their child as they walk through water after crossing border by boat through the Naf River in Teknaf, Bangladesh. 


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Rohingya refugees carry their child as they walk through water after crossing border by boat through the Naf River in Teknaf, Bangladesh. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain

Rohingya refugees carry their child as they walk through water after crossing border by boat through the Naf River in Teknaf, Bangladesh. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain
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Rohingya refugees stands in an open place during heavy rain, as they are hold by Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) after illegally crossing the border, in Teknaf, Bangladesh. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain

Rohingya refugees stands in an open place during heavy rain, as they are hold by Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) after illegally crossing the border, in Teknaf, Bangladesh. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain

Rohingya refugees stands in an open place during heavy rain, as they are hold by Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) after illegally crossing the border, in Teknaf, Bangladesh. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain
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A Rohingya refugee boy looks on as he stands in a queue to receive relief supplies given by local people in Cox�s Bazar, Bangladesh September 16, 2017. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

A Rohingya refugee boy looks on as he stands in a queue to receive relief supplies given by local people in Cox�s Bazar, Bangladesh September 16, 2017. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

A Rohingya refugee boy looks on as he stands in a queue to receive relief supplies given by local people in Cox�s Bazar, Bangladesh September 16, 2017. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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A Rohingya refugee girl at a camp in Cox's Bazar. 



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A Rohingya refugee girl at a camp in Cox's Bazar. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

A Rohingya refugee girl at a camp in Cox's Bazar. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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Women carry children through the water as hundreds of Rohingya refugees arrive under the cover of darkness by wooden boats from Myanmar to the shore of Shah Porir Dwip, in Teknaf, near Cox's Bazar. 

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Women carry children through the water as hundreds of Rohingya refugees arrive under the cover of darkness by wooden boats from Myanmar to the shore of Shah Porir Dwip, in Teknaf, near Cox's Bazar. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Women carry children through the water as hundreds of Rohingya refugees arrive under the cover of darkness by wooden boats from Myanmar to the shore of Shah Porir Dwip, in Teknaf, near Cox's Bazar. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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A member of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) tells a Rohingya girl not to come on Bangladesh side, in Cox�s Bazar, Bangladesh, August 27, 2017. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

A member of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) tells a Rohingya girl not to come on Bangladesh side, in Cox�s Bazar, Bangladesh, August 27, 2017. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

A member of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) tells a Rohingya girl not to come on Bangladesh side, in Cox�s Bazar, Bangladesh, August 27, 2017. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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A woman reacts as Rohingya refugees wait to receive aid in Cox's Bazar. 

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A woman reacts as Rohingya refugees wait to receive aid in Cox's Bazar. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

A woman reacts as Rohingya refugees wait to receive aid in Cox's Bazar. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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An exhausted Rohingya refugee woman touches the shore after crossing the Bangladesh-Myanmar border by boat through the Bay of Bengal, in Shah Porir Dwip, Bangladesh September 11, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

An exhausted Rohingya refugee woman touches the shore after crossing the Bangladesh-Myanmar border by boat through the Bay of Bengal, in Shah Porir Dwip, Bangladesh September 11, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

An exhausted Rohingya refugee woman touches the shore after crossing the Bangladesh-Myanmar border by boat through the Bay of Bengal, in Shah Porir Dwip, Bangladesh September 11, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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A Rohingya refugee boy waits for aid in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

A Rohingya refugee boy waits for aid in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

A Rohingya refugee boy waits for aid in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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