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Saturday, 21 October 2017

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  A woman collapses from exhaustion as Rohingya refugees arrive in a wooden boat from Burma on the shore of Shah Porir Dwip, in Teknaf, near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, on October 1, 2017.: photo by Mohammad Ponir Hossain / Reuters


Rohingya Muslims, who spent four days in the open after crossing over from Burma into Bangladesh, carry their children and belongings after they were allowed to proceed towards a refugee camp, at Palong Khali, Bangladesh, on October 19, 2017.: photo by Dar Yasin / AP


A Rohingya girl cries as refugees fleeing from Burma cross a stream in the hot sun on a muddy rice field on October 16, 2017, near Palang Khali, Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh.: photo by Paula Bronstein / Getty


Thousands of Rohingya refugees fleeing from Burma walk along a muddy rice field after crossing the border in Palang Khali, Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, on October 9, 2017.: photo by Paula Bronstein / Getty  


A Rohingya man on the Bangladeshi side of the Naf River, after crossing the border from Burma, near Palang Khali, Bangladesh, on October 16, 2017.: photo by Jorge Silva / Reuters


Rohingya refugees cross to the Bangladeshi side of the Naf River from Burma, near Palang Khali, on October 16, 2017.: photo by Jorge Silva / Reuters


Rohingya refugees cross the Naf River into Bangladesh on October 16, 2017.: photo by Jorge Silva / Reuters 
 

A Rohingya refugee sits on a hill overlooking a camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, on September 27, 2017.: photo by Cathal McNaughton / Reuters


Rohingya Muslim children, who crossed over from Burma, wait to receive handouts near Balukhali refugee camp, Bangladesh, on September 25, 2017.: photo by Dar Yasin / AP


A Rohingya Muslim girl named Kohima Khatoon, who crossed over from Burma, carries food handouts in the Taiy Khali refugee camp in Bangladesh on October 18, 2017.: photo by Dar Yasin / AP


A newly-arrived Rohingya Muslim girl leans on her family shelter in the Balukhali refugee camp in Bangladesh on September 24, 2017.: photo by Bernat Armangue / AP 
 

Hasina worries over her 11-month-old son, Mohammed Anas, who is suffering from acute pneumonia in the pediatric-neonatal unit at the Doctors Without Borders Kutupalong clinic in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, on October 4, 2017. Doctors Without Borders has been providing comprehensive basic healthcare services at their Kutupalong clinic since 2009. Due to the current Rohingya crisis, the clinic has expanded its capacity, dealing with approximately 2,500 outpatient treatments and around 1,000 emergency room patients per week. All healthcare services provided at the clinic are free of charge to both the Rohingya refugee population as well as local Bangladeshi patients.: photo by Paula Bronstein / Getty


A Rohingya refugee girl at a camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, on September 28, 2017.: photo by Cathal McNaughton / Reuters   


A fight breaks out as Rohingya refugees get frustrated after waiting hours in the hot sun for humanitarian aid in Kutuplaong, Cox's Bazar, on October 13, 2017.: photo by Paula Bronstein / Getty 
 
 
People cross a bamboo bridge over a stream as the sun sets on October 13, 2017, at the Kutuplaong refugee camp, Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh.: photo by Paula Bronstein / Getty 


A store lit by a candle in the Kutupalong refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, on October 13, 2017.: photo by Jorge Silva / Reuters


A woman makes her way to the shore as hundreds of Rohingya refugees arrived under the cover of darkness by wooden boats from Burma to Shah Porir Dwip, in Teknaf, near Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh, on September 27, 2017.: photo by Damir Sagolj / Reuters


A Bangladeshi man helps Rohingya Muslim refugees to disembark from a boat on the Bangladeshi shoreline of the Naf river after crossing the border from Burma in Teknaf on September 30, 2017.: photo by Fred Dufour / AFP / Getty


Rohingya refugees who were stranded after leaving Burma walk from the no-man's-land between Burma and Bangladesh into the Bangladeshi district of Ukhia on October 19, 2017.: photo by Tauseef Mustafa / AFP / Getty  


A Rohingya refugee woman waits for humanitarian aid to be distributed at a camp for those who recently fled from Burma, near Cox's Bazar, on October 5, 2017.: photo by Damir Sagolj / Reuters
  

Thousands of Rohingya refugees fleeing from Burma are kept under tight security by Bangladeshi military after crossing the border in a rice paddy field near Palang Khali, Cox's Bazar, on October 16, 2017. A rainbow appeared in the sky after a brief rainstorm.: photo by Paula Bronstein / Getty 


Rohingya refugees walk on a muddy path as they descend from their hilltop tents at a refugee camp in Cox's Bazar on October 8, 2017.: photo by Mohammad Ponir Hossain / Reuters
  
 
A Rohingya refugee woman waits for permission from the Bangladeshi army to continue, after crossing from Burma, in Teknaf, Bangladesh, on October 15, 2017.: photo by Jorge Silva / Reuters


Rohingya refugee Ali Hussain is restrained by his sister with a metal chain in the Balukhali refugee camp in the Bangladeshi district of Ukhia on October 15, 2017. Hussein's older sister Mairam Khatoon keeps her brother chained up, she says, for his own safety, and to keep him from wandering off and getting lost in the vast refugee camp. Khatoon says Hussain, a former schoolteacher in Burma's Rakhine province, has become mentally unstable since he witnessed his wife and three sons being killed by Burmese soldiers who slit their throats.: photo by Indranil Mukherjee / AFP / Getty


Rohingya refugees wait in line during a food distribution in the rain at Nayapara refugee camp in Bangladesh's Ukhia district on October 6, 2017.: photo by Fred Dufour / AFP / Getty
  
 
A man strikes anxious Rohingya children with a cane as things get out of control during a humanitarian aid distribution while monsoon rains continue to batter the area causing more difficulties on October 7, 2017, in Thainkhali camp, Cox's Bazar.: photo by Paula Bronstein / Getty


Rohingya refugee Azida Begum, 11, was shot twice, under her arm and her leg, by the Burmese military when they killed her mother as she was fleeing her village in Burma. Azida now lives with her grandmother, her father having died years ago. This photograph was taken in Palongkhali, Bangladesh, on October 10, 2017.: photo by Paula Bronstein / Getty


Rohingya refugees react before the funeral of a family member, whose family says he succumbed to injuries inflicted by the Burmese Army before their arrival, in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, on September 29, 2017.: photo by Cathal McNaughton / Reuters  
 
 
The foot of a newborn Rohingya baby, photographed at a medical center in the Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazar on October 15, 2017.: photo by Zohra Bensemra / Reuters


A young Rohingya refugee collects wood among graves at the Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh's Ukhia district on October 7, 2017.: photo by Fred Dufour / AFP / Getty


Rohingya Muslim refugees are evacuated in a truck to a refugee camps after crossing the Naf River, in Teknaf, Bangladesh, on October 8, 2017.: photo by Fred Dufour / AFP / Getty
  

A Rohingya refugee child carries water during a rainstorm in the Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh's Ukhia district on October 12, 2017.: photo by Munir Uz Zaman / AFP / Getty
  

A young Rohingya Muslim boy, Sheikh Ahmad, recites verses from the Koran in a crowded little tent that serves as a madrasa in the Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh on September 24, 2017. As he lifted his hands in prayer, tears began to roll down his face and he prayed for those killed in the violence that his family escaped. Later, in his family's little shack, the Associated Press photographer asked him "why did you cry?" Tears came again and he said, "I'm crying for my motherland.": photo by Dar Yasin / AP


Rohingya refugees cross the Naf River from Myanmar into Bangladesh. Anjuman Para, Bangladesh. October 16, 2017: photo by Moises Saman / Magnum

 

Rohingya refugees cross the Naf River from Myanmar into Bangladesh. October 16, 2017: photo by Moises Saman / Magnum


Female relatives of Amina Khatun, a sixty-year-old Rohingya refugee who died from complications related to starvation, mourn next to her body before her burial in the Balukhali refugee camp, in Bangladesh. October 14, 2017.: photo by Moises Saman / Magnum


 Relatives of Amina Khatun, a sixty-year-old Rohingya refugee who died from complications related to starvation, mourn her death in the Balukhali refugee camp. October 14, 2017.: photo by Moises Saman / Magnum


 Thousands of recently arrived Rohingya refugees await permission from Bangladeshi border guards to continue their journey to the refugee camps near Cox’s Bazar. October 17, 2017.: photo by Moises Saman / Magnum

 

Rohingya refugees gather on the Bangladeshi side of the Naf River, waiting for permission to continue their journey to the refugee camps near Cox’s Bazar. October 17, 2017.: photo by Moises Saman / Magnum

 

Rohingya refugees cross the Naf River from Myanmar into Bangladesh. October 16, 2017.: photo by Moises Saman / Magnum


A recently arrived Rohingya woman and her children walk toward a police checkpoint outside the Bangladeshi town of Teknaf, across the Naf River from Myanmar. October 12, 2017.: photo by Moises Saman / Magnum
  
 

Recently arrived Rohingya refugees in the sprawling Balukhali refugee camp. October 10, 2017.: photo by Moises Saman / Magnum

 
  
Rohingya refugees inside an M.S.F. facility on the Bangladeshi side of the Naf River. October 17, 2017.: photo by Moises Saman / Magnum
  
 

During a moment of confusion as heavy monsoon rain came down near the Bangladesh-Myanmar border, Rohingya refugees make a run past Bangladeshi border guards. October 17, 2017.: photo by Moises Saman / Magnum
  
 

Rohingya refugees cross the Naf River from Myanmar into Bangladesh. October 16, 2017.: photo by Moises Saman / Magnum

  
Rohingya refugees gather at a food distribution center near the Leda camp operated by the Bangladeshi Army. October 12, 2017.: photo by Moises Saman / Magnum
  
 

Volunteers from a local mosque carry the body of an unidentified Rohingya refugee who drowned trying to cross the Naf River into Bangladesh. October 12, 2017.: photo by Moises Saman / Magnum

 

Recently arrived Rohingya refugees wait for permission to pass a Bangladeshi police checkpoint and proceed on their journey toward the refugee camps. October 12, 2017.: photo by Moises Saman / Magnum

 
  
Thousands of Rohingya refugees gather in a rice field on the Bangladeshi side of the border with Myanmar, where Bangladeshi border guards have ordered them to stay. October 17, 2017. On Monday, thousands of Rohingya who made it across the river into Bangladesh were held in a rice field overnight, prohibited, by overwhelmed Bangladeshi border-patrol members, from continuing on toward the refugee camps several miles up the road. In one photograph, taken at dusk on Tuesday, Saman captured a woman standing in the middle of the river, looking in the direction of his camera.“That was her realizing she’d have to spend another night out in the elements,” he said.: photo by Moises Saman / Magnum



Bangladeshi fishermen on a boat in the Naf River, along the border with Myanmar. October 12, 2017.: photo by Moises Saman / Magnum


Rohingya children refugees face ‘hell on earth’ Photos @daryasin: image via AP Images @AP_Images,  20 October 2017



Rohingya children refugees face ‘hell on earth’ Photos @daryasin: image via AP Images @AP_Images,  20 October 2017


Rohingya children refugees face ‘hell on earth’ Photos @daryasin: image via AP Images @AP_Images,  20 October 2017



Profile of Rohingya refugees by @Cathal1978: image via Reuters India @IndiaPhotos, 13 October 2017
 


Profile of Rohingya refugees by @Cathal1978: image via Reuters India @IndiaPhotos, 13 October 2017



Profile of Rohingya refugees by @Cathal1978: image via Reuters India @IndiaPhotos, 13 October 2017

An Rohingya woman, Samsidah Begom binti Abdul Syukur, cries as make a phone call to her son in Malaysia at a shelter on Tuesday in Lhoksukon, Aceh province, Indonesia. Boats carrying over 500 of Myanmar's Rohingya refugees have arrived in Indonesia, many requiring medical attention. They have warned that thousands more are thought to be still at sea. Myanmar's Rohingya Muslim community have long been persecuted and marginalized by Myanmar's mostly Buddhist population

A Rohingya woman, Samsidah Begom binti Abdul Syukur, cries as she makes a phone call to her son in Malaysia at a shelter on Tuesday in Lhoksukon, Aceh province, Indonesia. Boats carrying over 500 of Myanmar’s Rohingya refugees have arrived in Indonesia, many requiring medical attention: photo by Ulet Ilfansasti, 12 May 2015

An Rohingya woman, Samsidah Begom binti Abdul Syukur, cries as make a phone call to her son in Malaysia at a shelter on Tuesday in Lhoksukon, Aceh province, Indonesia. Boats carrying over 500 of Myanmar's Rohingya refugees have arrived in Indonesia, many requiring medical attention. They have warned that thousands more are thought to be still at sea. Myanmar's Rohingya Muslim community have long been persecuted and marginalized by Myanmar's mostly Buddhist population

A Rohingya woman, Samsidah Begom binti Abdul Syukur, cries as she makes a phone call to her son in Malaysia at a shelter on Tuesday in Lhoksukon, Aceh province, Indonesia. Boats carrying over 500 of Myanmar’s Rohingya refugees have arrived in Indonesia, many requiring medical attention: photo by Ulet Ilfansasti, 12 May 2015

Migrants believed to be Rohingya rest inside a shelter after being rescued from boats at Lhoksukon in Indonesia's Aceh Province May 11, 2015.   REUTERS/Roni Bintang      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY REUTERS NEWS PICTURES HAS NOW MADE IT EASIER TO FIND THE BEST PHOTOS FROM THE MOST IMPORTANT STORIES AND TOP STANDALONES EACH DAY. Search for "TPX" in the IPTC Supplemental Category field or "IMAGES OF THE DAY" in the Caption field and you will find a selection of 80-100 of our daily Top Pictures. REUTERS NEWS PICTURES.  
Migrants believed to be Rohingya rest inside a shelter after being rescued from boats at Lhoksukon in Indonesia's Aceh Province: photo by Roni Bingtang/Reuters, 11 May 2015

Migrants believed to be Rohingya rest inside a shelter after being rescued from boats at Lhoksukon in Indonesia's Aceh Province May 11, 2015.   REUTERS/Roni Bintang      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY REUTERS NEWS PICTURES HAS NOW MADE IT EASIER TO FIND THE BEST PHOTOS FROM THE MOST IMPORTANT STORIES AND TOP STANDALONES EACH DAY. Search for "TPX" in the IPTC Supplemental Category field or "IMAGES OF THE DAY" in the Caption field and you will find a selection of 80-100 of our daily Top Pictures. REUTERS NEWS PICTURES.

Migrants believed to be Rohingya rest inside a shelter after being rescued from boats at Lhoksukon in Indonesia's Aceh Province: photo by Roni Bingtang/Reuters, 11 May 2015

Rohingya Refugees Face Health Crisis As Myanmar Cuts Off Aid...SITTWE, BURMA - MAY 06: Rosheda, 20, holds her malnourished child, 2 months old, in front of her hut. She is too poor to afford enough food and the child will likely die without aid on May 6, 2014 in Sittwe, Burma. Some 150,000 Rohingya IDP (internally displaced people) are currently imprisoned in refugee camps outside of Sittwe in Rakhine State in Western Myanmar. Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), the primary supplier of medical care within the camps, was banned in March by the Myanmar government. Follow up attacks by Buddhist mobs on the homes of aid workers in Sittwe put an end to NGO operations in the camps. Though some NGOs are beginning to resume work, MSF remains banned, and little to no healthcare is being provided to most Rohingya IDPs. One Rohingya doctor is servicing 150,000 refugees with limited medication. Several Rakhine volunteer doctors sporadically enter the camps for two hours a day. Births are the most complicated procedures successfully carried out in the camps, requests to visit Yangon or Sittwe hospitals for life threatening situations require lengthy applications and are routinely denied. Malnutrition and diarrhea are the most widespread issues, but more serious diseases like tuberculosis are going untreated and could lead to the rise of drug resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB).  (Photo by Andre Malerba/Getty Images)  
Rosheda holds her two-month-old child in front of her hut. She is too poor to afford enough food, and the child will likely die without aid in Sittwe, Myanmar. Some 150,000 Rohingya internally displaced people are trapped in refugee camps outside of Sittwe in Rakhine State in western Myanmar: photo by Andre Malerba, 11 May 2015

Rohingya Refugees Face Health Crisis As Myanmar Cuts Off Aid...SITTWE, BURMA - MAY 06: Rosheda, 20, holds her malnourished child, 2 months old, in front of her hut. She is too poor to afford enough food and the child will likely die without aid on May 6, 2014 in Sittwe, Burma. Some 150,000 Rohingya IDP (internally displaced people) are currently imprisoned in refugee camps outside of Sittwe in Rakhine State in Western Myanmar. Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), the primary supplier of medical care within the camps, was banned in March by the Myanmar government. Follow up attacks by Buddhist mobs on the homes of aid workers in Sittwe put an end to NGO operations in the camps. Though some NGOs are beginning to resume work, MSF remains banned, and little to no healthcare is being provided to most Rohingya IDPs. One Rohingya doctor is servicing 150,000 refugees with limited medication. Several Rakhine volunteer doctors sporadically enter the camps for two hours a day. Births are the most complicated procedures successfully carried out in the camps, requests to visit Yangon or Sittwe hospitals for life threatening situations require lengthy applications and are routinely denied. Malnutrition and diarrhea are the most widespread issues, but more serious diseases like tuberculosis are going untreated and could lead to the rise of drug resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB).  (Photo by Andre Malerba/Getty Images)

Rosheda holds her two-month-old child in front of her hut. She is too poor to afford enough food, and the child will likely die without aid in Sittwe, Myanmar. Some 150,000 Rohingya internally displaced people are trapped in refugee camps outside of Sittwe in Rakhine State in western Myanmar: photo by Andre Malerba, 11 May 2015
 
A displaced Rohingya woman carries her severely malnourished twins in her lap in their house at the Dar Paing camp for internally displaced people in Sittwe, Rakhine state...Displaced Rohingya woman Norbagoun carries her severely malnourished 25-day-old twins in her lap in their house at the Dar Paing camp for internally displaced people in Sittwe, Rakhine state, April 24, 2014. Restrictions on international aid have exacerbated a growing health crisis among stateless Muslim Rohingya in west Myanmar. In February, Myanmar's government expelled the main aid group providing health to more than half a million Rohingya, Medecins Sans Frontieres-Holland (MSF-H), after the organisation said it had treated people believed to have been victims of violence in southern Maungdaw township in January. The United Nations says at least 40 Rohingya were killed there by Buddhist Rakhine villagers. The government denies any killings occurred. An attack in March on NGO and U.N. offices by a Rakhine mob led to the withdrawal of other groups providing healthcare and other essential aid to another 140,000 Rohingya living in camps. Picture taken April 24, 2014. REUTERS/Minzayar (MYANMAR - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY HEALTH)    ATTENTION EDITORS: PICTURE 07 OF 24 FOR PACKAGE "ROHINGYA HEALTH CRISIS IN WEST MYANMAR".  
 Displaced Rohingya woman Norbagoun carries her severely malnourished 25-day-old twins on her lap at the Dar Paing camp for internally displaced people in Sittwe, Rakhine state. Restrictions on international aid have exacerbated a growing health crisis among stateless Muslim Rohingya in west Myanmar: photo by Minzayar Oo/Reuters, 28 April 2014

A displaced Rohingya woman carries her severely malnourished twins in her lap in their house at the Dar Paing camp for internally displaced people in Sittwe, Rakhine state...Displaced Rohingya woman Norbagoun carries her severely malnourished 25-day-old twins in her lap in their house at the Dar Paing camp for internally displaced people in Sittwe, Rakhine state, April 24, 2014. Restrictions on international aid have exacerbated a growing health crisis among stateless Muslim Rohingya in west Myanmar. In February, Myanmar's government expelled the main aid group providing health to more than half a million Rohingya, Medecins Sans Frontieres-Holland (MSF-H), after the organisation said it had treated people believed to have been victims of violence in southern Maungdaw township in January. The United Nations says at least 40 Rohingya were killed there by Buddhist Rakhine villagers. The government denies any killings occurred. An attack in March on NGO and U.N. offices by a Rakhine mob led to the withdrawal of other groups providing healthcare and other essential aid to another 140,000 Rohingya living in camps. Picture taken April 24, 2014. REUTERS/Minzayar (MYANMAR - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY HEALTH)    ATTENTION EDITORS: PICTURE 07 OF 24 FOR PACKAGE "ROHINGYA HEALTH CRISIS IN WEST MYANMAR".

Displaced Rohingya woman Norbagoun carries her severely malnourished 25-day-old twins on her lap at the Dar Paing camp for internally displaced people in Sittwe, Rakhine state. Restrictions on international aid have exacerbated a growing health crisis among stateless Muslim Rohingya in west Myanmar: photo by Minzayar Oo/Reuters, 28 April 2014

A boy looks from his temporary shelter at a Rohingya refugee camp as Myanmar's government embarks on a national census, in Sittwe April 2, 2014. At least 20,000 people in displacement camps around Sittwe will run out of drinking water within 10 days, while food stocks will run out within two weeks, imperilling thousands more. In the absence of nongovernment organisations (NGOs), the United Nations is working with the government to bring emergency supplies to camps, but that is only a short-term solution, said Pierre Peron, a spokesman for the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. The evacuation of aid workers came as Myanmar prepared to launch its first census since 1983, which sparked controversy because it included questions on religion and ethnicity. Those are sensitive subjects in a country riven by sectarian tensions and especially in Rakhine, which is home to a million mostly stateless Rohingya whom the government refers to as Bengali, implying they are illegal immigrants from Bangladesh
A boy in a temporary shelter at a Rohingya refugee camp in Myanmar, where the government is conducting a national census. At least 20,000 people in displacement camps around Sittwe will run out of drinking water within 10 days, while food stocks will run out within two weeks, imperiling thousands more. The UN is working with the government to bring emergency supplies to camps, but that is only a short-term solution, said Pierre Peron, a spokesman for the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs: photo by Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters, 2 April 2014

A boy looks from his temporary shelter at a Rohingya refugee camp as Myanmar's government embarks on a national census, in Sittwe April 2, 2014. At least 20,000 people in displacement camps around Sittwe will run out of drinking water within 10 days, while food stocks will run out within two weeks, imperilling thousands more. In the absence of nongovernment organisations (NGOs), the United Nations is working with the government to bring emergency supplies to camps, but that is only a short-term solution, said Pierre Peron, a spokesman for the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. The evacuation of aid workers came as Myanmar prepared to launch its first census since 1983, which sparked controversy because it included questions on religion and ethnicity. Those are sensitive subjects in a country riven by sectarian tensions and especially in Rakhine, which is home to a million mostly stateless Rohingya whom the government refers to as Bengali, implying they are illegal immigrants from Bangladesh  

A boy in a temporary shelter at a Rohingya refugee camp in Myanmar, where the government is conducting a national census. At least 20,000 people in displacement camps around Sittwe will run out of drinking water within 10 days, while food stocks will run out within two weeks, imperiling thousands more. The UN is working with the government to bring emergency supplies to camps, but that is only a short-term solution, said Pierre Peron, a spokesman for the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs: photo by Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters, 2 April 2014
 Hla Hla May, a Rohingya Muslim woman displaced by violence, holds her one-year-old daughter Roshan at a former rubber factory that now serves as their shelter, near Sittwe.   REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

 Hla Hla May, a Rohingya Muslim woman displaced by violence, holds her one-year-old daughter Roshan at a former rubber factory that now serves as their shelter, near Sittwe, Myanmar.: photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters, 29 April 2013

Hla Hla May, a Rohingya Muslim woman displaced by violence, holds her one-year-old daughter Roshan at a former rubber factory that now serves as their shelter, near Sittwe.   REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

 Hla Hla May, a Rohingya Muslim woman displaced by violence, holds her one-year-old daughter Roshan at a former rubber factory that now serves as their shelter, near Sittwe, Myanmar.: photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters, 29 April 2013


Rohingya woman in the rain, refugee camp, Myanmar: photo by Steve Gumaer, 14 May 2013



Rohingya woman in the rain, refugee camp, Myanmar: photo by Steve Gumaer, 14 May 2013



Rohingya girl in the rain, refugee camp, Myanmar: photo by Steve Gumaer, 14 May 2013


Tarp compound, Rohingya refugee camp, Myanmar. The green tarps were all donated by Partners Relief and Development.: photo by Steve Gumaer, 14 May 2013

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Rohingya migrants sit on a boat drifting in Thai waters off the southern island of Koh Lipe in the Andaman sea on May 14, 2015. A boat crammed with scores of Rohingya migrants -- including many young children -- was found drifting in Thai waters on May 14, with passengers saying several people had died over the last few days. AFP PHOTO / Christophe ARCHAMBAULT

In the past few weeks, at least 6,000 refugees have been cut adrift in the ocean: photo by AFP, 20 May 2015

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Myanmar's Rakhine State: different realities of displaced, confined and resettled communities. Rohingya camp: photo by EU/ECHO via EU Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection, 28 May 2013


 
Myanmar's Rakhine State: different realities of displaced, confined and resettled communities. Maramagyi camp: photo by EU/ECHO via EU Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection, 28 May 2014



Myanmar's Rohingya: uncertain future. In unofficial camps, some shelters are so low that only children can fully stand up.: photo by EU/ECHO via EU Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection, 28 May 2014


Myanmar's Rohingya: uncertain future. The start of the rainy season will make life even more difficult for the Rohingya IDPs.  Rakhine, Myanmar/Burma.: photo by Evangelos Petratos via EU Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection, 11 June 2014
 
 

Myanmar: Rohingya face a humanitarian crisis: photo by Evangelos Petratos via EU Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection, 11 June 2014
 


Myanmar's Rohingya: uncertain future. Elevated walkways have been built as water levels rise in the camps: photo by Evangelos Petratos via EU Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection, 11 June 2014




Myanmar's Rohingya: uncertain future. For many Internally Displaced Persons, these rain ponds are the only source of drinking water.: photo by Evangelos Petratos via EU Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection, 11 June 2014


This photo taken on May 21, 201...TOPSHOTS This photo taken on May 21, 2015 shows an ethnic Rohingya Muslim woman looking back as she rides a tuk tuk near a camp set up outside the city of Sittwe in Myanmar's Rakhine state. Malaysia ordered search and rescue missions on May 22 for thousands of boatpeople stranded at sea, as Myanmar hosted talks with US and Southeast Asian envoys on the migrant exodus from its shores.  AFP PHOTO / YE AUNG THUYe Aung Thu/AFP/Getty Images

An ethnic Rohingya Muslim woman looking back as she rides a tuk tuk near a camp set up outside the city of Sittwe in Myanmar’s Rakhine state. Malaysia ordered search and rescue missions Friday for thousands of boatpeople stranded at sea, as Myanmar hosted talks with US and Southeast Asian envoys on the migrant exodus from its shores: photo by Ye Aung Thu/AFP, 22 May 2015

 This photo taken on May 21, 201...TOPSHOTS This photo taken on May 21, 2015 shows an ethnic Rohingya Muslim woman looking back as she rides a tuk tuk near a camp set up outside the city of Sittwe in Myanmar's Rakhine state. Malaysia ordered search and rescue missions on May 22 for thousands of boatpeople stranded at sea, as Myanmar hosted talks with US and Southeast Asian envoys on the migrant exodus from its shores.  AFP PHOTO / YE AUNG THUYe Aung Thu/AFP/Getty Images

An ethnic Rohingya Muslim woman looking back as she rides a tuk tuk near a camp set up outside the city of Sittwe in Myanmar’s Rakhine state. Malaysia ordered search and rescue missions Friday for thousands of boatpeople stranded at sea, as Myanmar hosted talks with US and Southeast Asian envoys on the migrant exodus from its shores: photo by Ye Aung Thu/AFP, 22 May 2015

Robert Creeley: For Debora


"I have forgotten all 
human relations, but not

poetry." I have for- 
gotten all that seemed

significant but not 
the consequence. I have
  
never seen this before 
this I have wanted to

make this trip many 
times but got lost getting

there I have had many 
sorrows in my literal

life but much happiness
also I have forgotten


what it was they thought 
to remember. I have forgotten.


Robert Creeley (1926-2005): For Debora, from Places, 1990


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Journey through hell and beyond @AFPpix #Rohingya: image via The Star @staronline, 16 May 2015

$90-370: Boat fare for #Rohngya crossing the Bay of Bengal. $2,000: Their freedom upon arrival: image via UN OCHA Asia Pacific @OCHAAsiaPac. 11 May 2015

 
Rohingya migrants jump to collect food supplies dropped by a Thai army helicopter from a boat drifting off Koh Lipe in the Andaman Seas: photo by Christophe Archambault/AFP, 15 March 2015

   

Rohingya migrants jump to collect food supplies dropped by a Thai army helicopter from a boat drifting off Koh Lipe in the Andaman Seas: photo by Christophe Archambault/AFP, 15 March 2015
   
Rohingya migrants collect supplies dropped by a Thai helicopter as their boat drifts in Thai waters in the Andaman Sea: photo by Christophe Archambault/AFP, 15 March 2015

   

Rohingya migrants collect supplies dropped by a Thai helicopter as their boat drifts in Thai waters in the Andaman Sea: photo by Christophe Archambault/AFP, 15 March 2015

 
Rohingya migrants pass food supplies dropped by a Thai army helicopter to others aboard a boat: photo by Christophe Archambault/AFP, 15 March 2015

 

Rohingya migrants pass food supplies dropped by a Thai army helicopter to others aboard a boat: photo by Christophe Archambault/AFP, 15 March 2015
  Rohingya migrants on a boat drifting in Thai waters off the southern island of Koh Lipe in the Andaman Sea on Thursday.
Rohingya migrants on a boat drifting in Thai waters off the southern island of Koh Lipe in the Andaman Sea on Thursday. “Whoever you think you are, you forget it on the boats,” said a 23-year-old migrant who survived a brutal journey, at sea for weeks with barely any food or water, until his father raised enough money to pay off the smugglers and he was landed in Malaysia. “They will kick, punch and starve it out of you.”: photo by Agence France-Presse, 15 May 2015


  Rohingya migrants on a boat drifting in Thai waters off the southern island of Koh Lipe in the Andaman Sea on Thursday.
 

Rohingya migrants on a boat drifting in Thai waters off the southern island of Koh Lipe in the Andaman Sea on Thursday. “Whoever you think you are, you forget it on the boats,” said a 23-year-old migrant who survived a brutal journey, at sea for weeks with barely any food or water, until his father raised enough money to pay off the smugglers and he was landed in Malaysia. “They will kick, punch and starve it out of you.”: photo by Agence France-Presse, 15 May 2015

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Two More Suspected #Rohingya Trafficking Camps Found in #Thailand: image via Khaosod English @Khaosod English, 5 May 2015

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Fossa comune con decine di profughi Rohingya scoperta in Thailandia #rohingya #StrageMigranti: image via Asia blog @Asiablog, 4 May 2015

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Thai police make arrests after discovering a mass grave - #Muslims #Rohingya: image via Ultrascan HUMINT @ultrascanhumint, 4 May 2015

@MarkGKirshner "@ajam: Six more suspected #Rohingya bodies found in Thai trafficking probe": image via petra 1054 @candanga, 6 May 2015

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A line of coffins: How the #Rohingya crisis came to #Thailand: image via bangkokdave @bangkokdave, 6 May 2015


 And we thought buddhist monks couldn't hurt a fly, but these do #Rohingya #Burma: image via aalzaid4 @aalzaid4, 2 May 2015


And we thought buddhist monks couldn't hurt a fly, but these do #Rohingya #Burma: image via aalzaid4 @aalzaid4, 2 May 2015

 
And we thought buddhist monks couldn't hurt a fly, but these do #Rohingya #Burma: image via aalzaid4 @aalzaid4, 2 May 2015


“More suspected #Rohingya corpses discovered in Thai south" via @anadoluagency: image via Voice of Rohingya @VoiceRohingya, 6 May 2015


In #Thailand: Mass Graves of #Rohingya Found in human-trafficker camp. @UN @hrw @amnesty: image via Hamidullah Babu @HamidullahBabu, 1 May 2015  Chittagong, Bangladesh


In #Thailand: Mass Graves of #Rohingya Found in human-trafficker camp. @UN @hrw @amnesty: image via Hamidullah Babu @HamidullahBabu, 1 May 2015  Chittagong, Bangladesh

Stop playing political ping-pong with people's lives, bring them ashore. What century are we living in? #Rohingya: image via Aamir Yatoo KASHMIR @aamiryayoo, 14 May 2015



"Please give us water!" Hundreds of #Rohingya migrants on boat turned away by #Thailand: image via David Sim @davidsim, 14 May 2014

 

Migrants believed to have come from Burma and Bangladesh on an abandoned boat drifting in the Andaman Sea: photo by STR/EPA, 15 March 2015

     

Migrants believed to have come from Burma and Bangladesh on an abandoned boat drifting in the Andaman Sea: photo by STR/EPA, 15 March 2015


Migrants, believed to be from Burma and Bangladesh, left, receive food, water and other supplies from a Thai fishing boat in the Andaman Sea: photo by EPA, 14 May 2015

   

Migrants, believed to be from Burma and Bangladesh, left, receive food, water and other supplies from a Thai fishing boat in the Andaman Sea: photo by EPA, 14 May 2015

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8000 #Rohingya refugees fleeing #Burma genocide forced to drift at sea to starve to death: image via Anonymous @YourAnonCentral, 14 May 2015

What a Shame! Humanity? Photo: #Rohingya jump from boat to water to collect food supplies dropped by Thai army [photo by Christophe Archambault] #AFP: image via Dr. Imran H. Sarker @ImranHSarker, 16 May 2015


 
The #Rohingya are not migrants they are #refugees without refugee status or any status at all: image via Jamila Hanan@JamilaHanan 16 May 2015

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#Rohingya Every human deserves a place on earth. Would other nations treat us the same if roles were reversed?: image via DR DHESI (M.D., MPH) @DhesiBajaRaja, 15 May 2015
 

"Please give us water!" Hundreds of #Rohingya migrants on boat turned away by #Thailand: image via David Sim @davidsim, 14 May 2014



More than 120,000 Rohingya have fled Burma in the past three years, according to estimates
: photo by AFP, 14 May 2015


 

More than 120,000 Rohingya have fled Burma in the past three years, according to estimates: photo by AFP, 14 May 2015
 

This boat crammed with scores of Rohingya migrants, including many young children, was found drifting in Thai waters off the southern island of Koh Lipe. Passengers said that several people had died over the last few days
: photo by
Christophe Archambault/AFP, 15 March 2015


   

This boat crammed with scores of Rohingya migrants, including many young children, was found drifting in Thai waters off the southern island of Koh Lipe. Passengers said that several people had died over the last few days: photo by Christophe Archambault/AFP, 15 March 2015

 
Rohingya migrants sit on a boat drifting in Thai waters off the southern island of Koh Lipe. The vessel is crammed with scores of people, including many young children.: photo by Christophe Archambault/AFP, 14 May 2015



Rohingya migrants sit on a boat drifting in Thai waters off the southern island of Koh Lipe. The vessel is crammed with scores of people, including many young children.: photo by Christophe Archambault/AFP, 14 May 2015

It's not about race, or religion. It's basic #HumanRights. Sending love and light for #Rohingya
: image via Natalie Kniese @NatalieKniese, 14 May 2015


 

The #Rohingya are not migrants they are #refugees without refugee status or any status at all: image via Jamila Hanan@JamilaHanan 16 May 2015

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~ 6,000 Bangladeshis and #Rohingya Muslims stranded on crowded, wooden boats at sea. Without food or water: image via Khaled Bey @KhaledBeydoun, 16 May 2015

Far out in the sea stuck in a boat, the waves are rough and the wind is blowing hard. They cry out to Allah #Rohingya being pushed-back from dry land: image via Fairuz @RuzExtrodinaire, 76 May 2015  Nairobi, Kenya


A rescued migrant now at the new confinement in Langsa, Indonesia on Friday. More than 750 Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants were rescued off Indonesia, plus another 200 people off the Indonesian island of Aceh: photo by Jefta Images/Barcroft Media, 16 May 2015


 
A rescued migrant now at the new confinement in Langsa, Indonesia on Friday. More than 750 Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants were rescued off Indonesia, plus another 200 people off the Indonesian island of Aceh: photo by Jefta Images/Barcroft Media, 16 May 2015
 

A Rohingya girl sits on a bus taking refugees to their new temporary shelter in Lhoksukon
: photo by
Ulet Ifansasti, 15 March 2015




A Rohingya girl sits on a bus taking refugees to their new temporary shelter in Lhoksukon
: photo by
Ulet Ifansasti, 15 March 2015



Refugees whose boats washed ashore on the island of Sumatra sit in lines for dinner at a sports stadium turned into temporary shelter, in Lhoksukon: photo by Binsar Bakkara/AP, 15 March 2015



Refugees whose boats washed ashore on the island of Sumatra sit in lines for dinner at a sports stadium turned into temporary shelter, in Lhoksukon: photo by Binsar Bakkara/AP, 15 March 2015

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A #Rohingya boy looks on as he waits along with other refugees at a temporary detention centre in #Langkawi Pic @AFP: image via Nay San Lwin @nslwin, 12 May 2015


Rohingya people, makeshift camp, Bangladesh: photo by Pierre Prakash/EC/ECHO via EU Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection, 19 May 2013

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 #Burma | Witness the condition of a #Rohingya Muslim child and her copy of the Noble Quran: image via LetteredOwl @ LetteredOwl, 2 May 2015

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Why is Aung San Suu Kyi silent on the #Rohingya?: image via Taryn Wilson @Teedubbleyou, 18 May 2015