Sectarian Unrest in Burma

Pathshala alumni, K M Asad, Monirul Alam and Andrew Biraj, covering Rohingya exodus to Bangladesh.

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Photos by K M Asad

Rohingya Muslims gesture as they try to cross the Naf river in Teknaf on June 11, 2012. Bangladesh border guards and coastguard patrol teams pushed back eight boats carrying more than 300 Rohingya Muslims, mostly women and children, fleeing religious violence in Myanmar, a border guard said. Bangladesh has stepped up security along the border with Myanmar and in refugee camps where tens of thousands of Rohingya live, after a surge in sectarian unrest in Myanmar. Photo: K M Asad

Rohingya Muslims fleeing sectarian violence try to cross the Naf river into Bangladesh in Teknaf on June 11, 2012. Bangladesh border guards and coastguard patrol teams pushed back eight boats carrying more than 300 Rohingya Muslims, mostly women and children, fleeing religious violence in Myanmar, a border guard said. Bangladesh has stepped up security along the border with Myanmar and in refugee camps where tens of thousands of Rohingya live. Photo: K M Asad

 
Bangladesh border guards (L) push back Rohingya Muslims as they try to cross the Naf river into Bangladesh in Teknaf on June 11, 2012. Bangladesh border guards and coastguard patrol teams pushed back eight boats carrying more than 300 Rohingya Muslims, mostly women and children, fleeing religious violence in Myanmar, a border guard said. Bangladesh has stepped up security along the border with Myanmar and in refugee camps where tens of thousands of Rohingya live. Photo: K M Asad

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