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Persecuted Rohingya Muslims Flee Violence in Myanmar

by Robert Birsel, Reuters 12-19-2017
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Roshid Jan, a Rohingya refugee who said she is not sure of her age, cries holding her son Muhammad Gyab at their shelter at the camp for widows and orphans inside the Balukhali camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, Dec. 5, 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

The international community is demanding that the Rohingya be allowed to go home in safety, and Bangladesh and Myanmar have begun talks on repatriation, but huge doubts remain about the Rohingya ever being able to return in peace to rebuild their homes and till their fields.