2017: Rohingya exodus to Bangladesh

BenarNews staff
2022.03.21
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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, Sept. 11, 2017. [Reuters]

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A Rohingya woman is helped out of Naf River as she and others cross the Myanmar-Bangladesh border in Palong Khali, near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, Nov. 1, 2017. [Reuters]

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Rohingya refugees continue their journey after crossing from Myanmar into Palang Khali, near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, Nov. 2, 2017. [Reuters]

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An exhausted Rohingya fleeing violence in Myanmar cries for help from others crossing into Palang Khali, near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, Nov. 2, 2017. [Reuters]

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Rohingya refugees scuffle as they wait to receive aid in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, Sept. 24, 2017. Reuters photographer Cathal McNaughton: "This image sums up the first days of aid relief perfectly. Chaos. Pure desperation on people's faces as they fight for a bag of aid. Very often, they had no idea what it contained." [Reuters]

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People gather under heavy rain around bodies of Rohingya refugees after the boat they were using to flee violence in Myanmar capsized off Inani Beach near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, Sept. 28, 2017. [Reuters]

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Islamic teacher Mohammed Younus holds a mobile phone on May 20, 2018, showing a video of what he says are the bodies of Rohingya Muslims killed by government forces in Kyauk Pan Du, Myanmar, on Aug. 28, 2017. Picture taken May 20, 2018. [Reuters]

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Nobi Hossain wades through water carrying his elderly relative Sona Banu as hundreds of Rohingya refugees arrive under the cover of darkness by wooden boats from Myanmar in Teknaf, near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, Sept. 27, 2017. [Reuters]

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Rohingya refugees arrive to the Bangladeshi side of the Naf River after crossing the border from Myanmar, in Palang Khali, Bangladesh, Oct. 16, 2017. [Reuters]

Research among Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh showed that Myanmar's 2016-2017 attacks on the minority were crimes against humanity, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken says.

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